Celebration of Life event and funeral service for fallen officer announced

Courtesy: Fargo Police Department
Courtesy: Fargo Police Department

FARGO (WDAY) -  Plans for a funeral and a celebration of life service are taking shape for an officer who died in a shootout on Friday, July 14th.

The funeral of Fargo Police Officer Jake Wallin will take place on Saturday, July 22nd in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. Fargo Police expect to arrive at Pequot Lakes High School (30805 Olson Street in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota) around 9 a.m., with funeral services beginning at 10 a.m.

Funeral Service Escort – Saturday, July 22

The public is encouraged to be positioned along the route to show their support for Officer Wallin and his family as they travel to Pequot Lakes on Saturday beginning at 5:45 a.m.

  • The procession will depart the Fargo Police Substation on 13th Avenue and 25th Street South northbound on 25th Street South beginning at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday. 

  • 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, the procession 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.

Celebration of Life at Scheels Arena - Wednesday, July 26 1pm

A public Celebration of Life ceremony will take place at Fargo's Scheels Arena on Wednesday, July 26th at 1 p.m. The Fargo Police Department expects to release additional details about the event in the coming days.