SELMA, Calif. (KFSN) -- This week marks a solemn anniversary for the Selma Police Department.
On January 31, 2023, Officer Gonzalo Carrasco Jr. was shot and killed while protecting the community.
A new stone monument now sits outside the police department.
The public invited to attend a dedication ceremony at 9 am Wednesday.
This past summer, the California Highway Patrol Central Division added Carrasco's name to the "Officer Down Memorial" in northwest Fresno.
The 23-year-old lost his life just one month before the birth of his baby boy.
Wednesday's memorial dedication will take place at the Selma Police Department.