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FPD releases information about the funeral and memorial service for fallen officer Jake Wallin



Fargo, North Dakota – The Fargo Police Department has released information regarding the forthcoming funeral and memorial service for slain FPD Officer Jake Wallin, who passed away on July 14 while performing his duties.

Funeral services will be held at Pequot Lakes High School, 30805 Olson Street, in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, on Saturday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. The funeral service will be followed by final police rites at Pequot Lakes High School.

The Fargo Police Department will accompany Officer Wallin from Fargo to Pequot Lakes prior to the funeral on Saturday. Around 9 a.m., FPD will arrive at Pequot Lakes High School after departing from Fargo at 5:45 a.m.

The FPD will accompany Office Wallin along the itinerary shown below:

• It will depart the Fargo Police Substation on 13th Avenue and 25th Street South northbound on 25th Street South.
• A full memorial loop will be made around the FPD Headquarters at 105 25th Street North.
• The procession will then travel southbound on 25th Street South
• Next, it will go eastbound on I-94 from 25th Street South to I-94 Exit 6 (Highway 336) in Minnesota.
• The procession will travel northbound on Highway 336 to Highway 10.
• Next, it will be eastbound on Highway 10 to Motley, Minnesota.
• The procession will then travel eastbound on Highway 210 to Baxter, Minnesota.
• Then, it will be northbound on Highway 371 to Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.

The public, first responders, and other law enforcement organizations are urged to be present along the route to show their support for FPD Officer Wallin and his family. Due to safety concerns connected with a possibly lengthy escort line of vehicles, the Fargo Police Department is asking that no additional law enforcement, first responders, or members of the public join the escort from Fargo to Pequot Lakes.

At a celebration of life ceremony being conducted by the Wallin Family and the FPD on Wednesday, July 26 at 1 p.m. at Scheel’s Arena 5225 31st Avenue South in Fargo, the Fargo community can show their support along the way and pay their respects to Officer Wallin. In the near future, further details about the event’s plans and schedule will be made public.