USF St. Petersburg will hold candlelight vigil Thursday for fallen officers

ST. PETERSBURG — Students will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of Sgt. Thomas J. Baitinger and K-9 Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz on Thursday evening at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

The public is invited to the vigil for the St. Petersburg police officers, who died in the line of duty last week. The vigil will start at 6:30 p.m. on the campus' Harborwalk plaza at the intersection of Sixth Avenue S and Second Street S. Assistant Police Chief Luke Williams will speak at the vigil.

Parking will be available at the campus garage at 250 Fifth Ave. S. For information call Margaret Spears at (727) 698-2375 or student government president James Scott at (386) 481-7179.

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USF St. Petersburg will hold candlelight vigil Thursday for fallen officers 02/02/11 [Last modified: Thursday, February 3, 2011 1:50pm]

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