Raleigh police to hold tributes in recognition of 9/11 attacks


FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, firefighters work beneath the destroyed mullions, the vertical struts which once faced the outer walls of the World Trade Center towers, after a terrorist attack on the twin towers in New York. New research released on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 suggests firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks seem to have a greater risk of developing heart problems than those who came later and stayed less. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh police will pay tribute to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, on Wednesday’s 18th anniversary.

A news release from Raleigh police said the department will hold a brief ceremony at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday at eight locations. The public is invited to attend.

The locations are:

  • Downtown District, located at 218 W. Cabarrus Street
  • North District, located at 6716 Six Forks Road
  • Northeast District, located at 5230 Green’s Dairy Road
  • Northwest District, located at 8016 Glenwood Avenue
  • Southeast District, located at 1601 Crosslink Road
  • Southwest District, located at 601 Hutton Street
  • Special Operations Division, located at 1221 Front Street
  • Training Facility, located at 4501 Spring Forest Road

Raleigh police, the Raleigh Fire Department, and Wake County EMS are working to produce a video message, as well.

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