Schedule for 2018

Note: When events are confirmed for 2018 they will appear on the schedule.


Saturday, May 12, 2018

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.


National Police Week 5K
The National Police Week 5K, hosted by the Officer Down Memorial Page, is held at the beginning of National Police Week each year in Washington D.C. Thousands of runners and walkers, young and old, come together in our Nation's Capitol - and are joined by Virtual Runners around the world - to honor the memory of fallen law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. Join us as we Run to Remember the Fallen. Race begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.nationalpoliceweek5k.com for more information and registration.


Sunday, May 13, 2018

30th Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8:00 p.m. Because of construction for the National Law Enforcement Museum, the vigil will be held at the National Mall between 4th and 7th streets. 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.


Monday, May 14, 2018

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.


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

37th 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.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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.