2014 National Police Week

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for 2014

Tuesday
May 6, 2014
Annual Blue Mass (Confirmed)
The Blue Mass will be held at 12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (10th & G Streets, NW, Washington, DC). For additional information please call 202-347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org.

Monday
May 12, 2014
Police Unity Tour (Confirmed)
Arrival Ceremony will be held at 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Begun in 1997, the Police Unity Tour has raised nearly 14 million dollars for the NLEOMF. Visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E-mail info@unitytour.com for more information.

Tuesday
May 13, 2014
26th Annual Candlelight Vigil (Confirmed)
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8:00 p.m. at the 400 block of E Street, NW. The event is sponsored by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. No tickets are required and everyone is welcome. Due to parking limitations, it is strongly advised that anyone attending the event take the Metro Red Line to Judiciary Square. For additional information please call 202-737-3400.

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events (Confirmed)
MapThe 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 at the corners of 1st and 2nd Streets SW and S and T Streets SW.) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes till 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.

[ Area Map ]  [ Vendor Registration Form (PDF) ]

Wednesday
May 14, 2014
National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Confirmed)
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.

12th Annual Steve Young Honor Guard Competition (Confirmed)
The competition will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (1st Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Maryland Avenue), below the west front of the U.S. Capitol. Awards will be presented immediately following the competition. This event is sponsored by the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police.

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

19th Annual Emerald Society & Pipe Band March and Service (Confirmed)
Assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW – Step-off promptly at 6:00 pm. March will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Contact Dennis Long at (732) 754-7051.

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events (Confirmed)
MapThe 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 at the corners of 1st and 2nd Streets SW and S and T Streets SW.) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes till midnight. 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.

[ Area Map ]  [ Vendor Registration Form (PDF) ]

Thursday
May 15, 2014
33rd Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service (Confirmed)
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 at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, located in the 400 block of E Street, NW.

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

FOP DC Lodge #1 Events (Confirmed)
MapThe 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 at the corners of 1st and 2nd Streets SW and S and T Streets SW.) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes till midnight. 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.

[ Area Map ]  [ Vendor Registration Form (PDF) ]

Friday
May 16, 2014
National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Confirmed)
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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