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National Police Week

May 13 - May 16

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. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, 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.  


May 13
May 16
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East Capitol St NE & First St SE
Washington D.C., DC 20004 United States
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