Honor Guard

The Meriden Police Department Honor Guard Services are tasked with representing the City of Meriden and the Meriden Police Department in a professional, ceremonious, and dignified manner that demonstrates the history, tradition, and formal aspects of the policing profession.

Honor Guard personnel make appearances at numerous memorial or ceremonial events, such as: funerals, parades, promotion and award ceremonies, or any other similar events. The Honor Guard serves a very special purpose, which is to project a positive image of our Department and of the policing profession. In times of mourning, the Honor Guard represents the Police Department in solemn dignity to honor fallen comrades.

For additional information about the Meriden Police Honor Guard, please contact the Honor Guard Team Leader: Lieutenant Hector Cardona Jr. at 203-630-6272 or hcardonajr@meridenct.gov


Late Sergeant Jeffrey Boucher and Detective Sergeant John Wagner carry the M-14 rifle. 

The Honor Guard in front of police headquarters. 
Pictured left to right are Officer Wilkinson, Detective Sergeant Wagner, Officer Rodriguez, Officer Benzi, Officer Cardona Sr, Detective Sergeant Nesci, Officer Chacra, Corporal Nowak, Lieutenant Cardona Jr, Detective Sergeant Fonda and Officer Selander.