"The Fallen Shield"

Submitted by Austin Weishel

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Client: Modesto Police Department

Location: Modesto, CA, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $55,500

Project Team

Artist

Austin Weishel

Client

Modesto Police Department

Overview

The fallen officer bronze memorial sculpture of the Modesto Police Department represents two fallen officers in the line of duty. Both were killed almost 20 years apart form each other and also both in pursue of a suspect. You can see more photos of this monument at www.austinweishel.com

Goals

To capture the relationship between officers and the raw emotion what they go though when an officer is killed in the line of duty.

Process

Austin Weishel the sculptor of the Modesto Police Department bronze sculpture and the designer of the memorial was to capture a location where people from all walks of life can appreciate and reflect the men and women who risk there lives every day.

Additional Information

You can see more photos and info at www.austinweishel.com