National Police Week Observed 

This week is National Police Week and will be commemorated with live-in person events held by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. This includes the Annual Candlelight Vigil to be held today.  

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. To learn more, including this year’s schedule of events, click here. For sample documents recognizing police week, click here

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