A memorial service for CPD Officer Matt Ward will be held at 10 a.m. at SeaCoast Grace Church in Cypress. Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Cypress.
According to the Cypress Police Department, a memorial service for Cypress Police Officer Matt Ward will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. at SeaCoast Grace Church, 5100 Cerritos Ave. in Cypress.
Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cypress, 4471 Lincoln Ave.
Officer Ward was killed in a chain-reaction multi-car accident on the I-405 Freeway on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 8, while driving his older son to a Boy Scout event. The truck he was driving was forced into the center divider. His young son survived the accident.
The entire staff of Orange County Breeze extends its deepest condolences to the family of Officer Ward. We urge our readers to visit www.cops4causes.org/ofc-matthew-ward to make a donation in support of his family.
Because of the timing of Officer Ward’s memorial service, the previously scheduled Tip-a-Copy event scheduled for the same day, Oct. 19, has been postponed. The Cypress Police Department will announce a new date as soon as it has been arranged.