The funeral for Const. Adrian Oliver of the Surrey RCMP packed the Langley Events Centre.
Oliver, 28, was killed on Nov. 13 when his unmarked police cruiser collided with a large truck in Surrey.
The crash that killed Oliver is still under investigation, with local officers receiving oversight help from the Vancouver Police Department.
The dignitaries attending included RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens, Commanding Officer BC RCMP, Assistant Commissioner Norm Lipinski, Lower Mainland District Commander and Chief Superintendent Bill Fordy, Officer in Charge of Surrey Detachment, Minister of Justice & Attorney General Shirley Bond and Surrey Mayor Diane Watts, Rich Coleman is Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas and Minister Responsible for Housing and Deputy Premier.
Speakers included Chief Superintendent Andrew Boland, a close family friend, Brad Brothers, a close friend of Const. Oliver, Const. Shelagh Mitchell, Adrian Oliver’s spouse, Const. Benjamin Oliver, his brother, and Commissioner Bob Paulson, head of the RCMP.
Other agencies attending included Public Safety Canada; US Home Land Security, Customs and Border Protection – Washington DC; Office of Field Operations, Seattle Field Office; Office of Field Operations, Vancouver Preclearance; U.S. Border Patrol, Blaine Sector; U.S. Border Patrol, Spokane Sector; Office of Air and Marine, Bellingham, Washington; Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific Region; City of Surrey; US Coast Guard; Canada Border Services Agency; Australian Federal Police; U.S. Counsel General; Calgary Police Service; Calgary Fire Department; Independent Investigation Office; Minister of Public Safety Office; BC Ambulance Service; a senator; Surrey Fire Fighters Association; St. John Ambulance, and several other Lower Mainland Police departments.