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Posted on: December 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Operation Holiday Cheer 2022

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Brandi Swan

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On December 20, 2022, and December 21, 2022, a parade of police and sheriff cars from the Inland Empire will drive through hospitals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties to spread holiday cheer. With lights and sirens activated, law enforcement officers hope to spread cheer to doctors, nurses, and all hospital staff, who have worked around the clock over the last two years to keep the community safe; a mission law enforcement shares.

On Tuesday, December 20, 2022, starting at 9:00 AM, law enforcement officers from Riverside and San Bernardino Counties will parade simultaneously in their areas.  Riverside County agencies will start in the Coachella Valley and work their way west, stopping at hospitals in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, Banning, Moreno Valley, and Hemet.

10:30 AM- John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital

11:45 AM- Eisenhower Medical Center

12:45 PM- Desert Regional Medical Center

1:45 PM- San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital

2:30 PM- Kaiser Permanente, Moreno Valley

2:40 PM- Riverside University Health System

3:45 PM- Hemet Global Medical Center

On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, starting at 11:00 AM, the parade will continue in Riverside County with stops in Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, Corona, and Riverside. The San Bernardino County parade will also continue with hospitals in their area.  The final stop for both counties will be at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda for the event finale.

11:00 AM- Menifee Global Medical Center

11:30 AM- Kaiser Permanente, Murrieta

11:45 AM- Loma Linda University Health, Murrieta

12:15 PM- Rancho Springs Medical Center

1:15 PM- Temecula Valley Hospital

1:50 PM- Inland Valley Medical Center

3:00 PM- Corona Regional Medical Center

3:45 PM- Kaiser Permanente, Riverside

4:15 PM- Parkview Community Hospital

4:30 PM- Riverside Community Hospital

6:00 PM- Loma Linda Children’s Hospital, Loma Linda

With the help of our sponsors, the Riverside Sheriff’s Association, the Sheriff’s Employee Benefits Association (SEBA), Monster Energy, and Baker’s Drive-Thru, this coordinated effort of over 32 law enforcement agencies from local, state, and federal agencies, will travel a total of over 300 miles and visit 30 hospitals. #IEholidaycheer is one of the largest events of its kind involving Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

So, if you see the parade, honk and wave as a way to show support for our efforts in thanking our front-line workers, who undoubtedly give 100% every single day.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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