Additional Venue Information for the public announced for Sergeant Jason Goodding Memorial Service
Due to the anticipation of a large response of police officers and firefighters from around the nation attending Sergeant Jason Goodding’s memorial, it is expected that the family of Sgt. Goodding and uniformed emergency personnel will fill the Seaside Convention Center to capacity. Two additional viewing locations in Seaside have been established for the public to attend. Seaside High School and North Coast Family Fellowship.
Seaside High School is located at 1901 N. Holladay with access on Highway 101. It is on the procession route and parking will be open after the procession. The service will be viewed in the main gymnasium. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. There is available seating for approximately 800 people, students will be seated separately in the cafeteria. Parking is available on Highway 101 and on side streets around the high school. The high school is wheelchair accessible. Due to road closures throughout the area, this will be the best alternative location for the memorial for those traveling Southbound on Highway 101.
North Coast Family Fellowship is located at 2245 N. Wahanna and will also open its doors at 11:45 a.m. The main chapel and youth room seat approximately 725 people. Parking is available for 600 vehicles. There will be reserved handicapped parking available and the building is fully handicapped accessible. This venue is on the detour route and for those heading northbound through Seaside, this will be the best alternative venue.
Additionally, several local businesses and venues are offering to stream the memorial live. The list includes the following locations:
The Oregon Governor's Office announced today that Seaside Police Sergeant Jason M. Goodding has been posthumously awarded the Medal of Ultimate Sacrifice by the Governor's Commission on the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor. Sgt. Goodding of the Seaside Police Department was shot and killed while serving a felony warrant on Friday evening around 9:20 pm.
Governor Kate Brown will present the medal to Sgt. Goodding's wife at the memorial service being held at the Seaside Convention Center on Friday, Feb. 12, at 1:00 pm.
Sgt. Goodding is the 183rd Oregon law enforcement officer to have died in the line of duty since the first was recorded in the 1880s.
Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of a Seaside Police Department officer, who was shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant on the evening of February 5, 2016 in downtown Seaside, Oregon. We hold the family of the fallen officer and the men and women of the Seaside Police Department close to our hearts. Rest in peace, brave officer. Gone but never forgotten.
A motorcade procession involving family and public safety/emergency response vehicles, in honor of Seaside Police Sergeant Jason Goodding, is scheduled to begin Friday, February 12, 2106, at 10:45 am. The public will not be allowed to ride in the procession, but is encouraged to show their support by lining the streets along the route. Southbound Highway 101 will be closed from Patriot Way at Camp Rilea to Broadway Street in Seaside for the duration of the procession. The public should expect long delays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hwy. 101 north bound will remain open, but will be partially detoured around downtown Seaside at Avenue S to Wahanna Road.
The procession route is expected to include hundreds of public safety vehicles. The following link shows the procession route, starting from Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center (33168 Patriot Way, Warrenton, OR) and ending at the Seaside Convention Center (415 1st Ave, Seaside, OR.)
The following is the exact route of the procession from Camp Rilea to the Seaside Civic & Convention Center:
From Patriot Way turn right on Hwy 101 to go southbound. Proceed on Hwy 101 to Gearhart Lane. Turn right on Gearhart Loop westbound to N Marion Ave. Continue on N Marion Ave southbound to N Pacific Way. Turn left on N Pacific Way and proceed past Gearhart School to Hwy 101. Turn right on Hwy 101 southbound thru Seaside to Broadway St. Turn right on Broadway St to N Columbia St. Turn right on N Columbia St northbound to 1st Ave. Turn right on 1st Ave. eastbound.
Arrive at Seaside Convention Center on the right hand side.
Members of the public who wish to view the procession from along the route should be in position by 10:45 am. Please do not park on any of the streets that the procession will travel through.
During the procession, area travelers should be prepared for traffic congestion and delays along HWY 101 and on Seaside, Gearhart, and Warrenton streets. The Oregon Department of Transportation will post temporary signs advising motorists of closures, delays, and detours for non-processional traffic.
If you are planning on driving in these areas between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, we encourage you to take an alternative route or delay traveling until the events have ended. Members of the public attending the event are encouraged to carpool, walk, or ride a bicycle. Parking will be extremely limited.
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The Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation (OFBF) was founded in the spring of 2011 by several law enforcement honor guard members and police survivors from within the state of Oregon to provide support for the planning and execution of law enforcement memorial services throughout the state in order to ensure fallen officers are given full honors for their sacrifice. The law enforcement honor guard community seeks to maintain the highest order of honor, tradition, and ceremony within the greater law enforcement community, and law enforcement memorial services provide the highest level of tribute and honor to its fallen members.
Funded entirely by private and public donations, the Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation is a 501(c)(3)charitable organization. As such, all donations made to the foundation are tax deductible.