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April 27, 2017
Schedule for Police Week

Schedule for 2017

Note: National Peace Officers Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 15 in 2017. Because National Police Week takes place during the calendar week on which May 15 falls, this year's official NPW dates are Monday, May 15, 2017 through Sunday, May 21, 2017. However, several annual events will take place before May 15.

 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Arrival Ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. To learn more about the Police Unity Tour, visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E-mail info@unitytour.com for more information.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

29th Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. No tickets are required and everyone is welcome. For additional information please call 202-737-3400. Because of construction for the National Law Enforcement Museum, the vigil will be held at the National Mall between 4th and 7th streets.

 

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Annual Emerald Society/Pipe Band Memorial March & Service
This event is sponsored by the National Conference of Law Enforcement Emerald Societies (NCLEES). Assembly will be at New Jersey Ave and F Street NW (near Union Station) at 5:00 p.m.; the march will step off at 6:00 p.m. and proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, where the memorial service will be held. Visit www.nclees.org for more information and registration.

 

National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
Sponsored by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. Family and co-worker survivors have opportunities to receive support to understanding grief, prepare for trial, learn new coping skills, and build connections with others. School aged children of fallen officers spend the day at Quantico taking part in activities specially tailored for their age. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346-4911 for more information.

 

Annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition
This event is hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police and takes place at the Grant Statue (west front of the United States Capitol.) During the day you will see honor guard teams and pipe bands all performing for the public as they pay their heart felt tributes to law enforcement and the nation’s surviving families. Time: 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Ken Roske
Fraternal Order of Police, National Memorial Committee
711 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
e-mail: policeweekhg@aol.com
www.policeweekhonorguard.com

 

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

36th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service
Sponsored by the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police and the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary. The Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

The Service begins at 11:00 a.m. and is expected to run approximately 2 hours. Contact: Andy Maybo (amaybo@dc-fop.org) or Linda Hennie (lshennie@aol.com). The Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held immediately following the Memorial Service 

Please note: Service begins promptly at 11 a.m.

 

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
Day two of conference will allow surviving family and co-workers more opportunities to learn about coping, grief, and build connections. Kids and Teens of fallen officers spend the day with activities. In the evening, family and co-worker survivors can relax and enjoy the "Picnic on the Patio" at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346-4911 for more information.




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Overview of the Pipe Band Event

Teams will provide a performance to honor those being remembered during National Police Week at our nations capitol. They will provide a good natured competition between public service pipe bands to increase camaraderie and encourage pipe bands to perform quality and appropriate music while honoring fallen law enforcement officers. These performances are a tribute to the fallen peace officers, their families and to those law enforcement officers across our nation that will stand vigilant in protecting our communities tonight and every night.

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