Schedule for 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

20th Annual LawRide
Procession will assemble at RFK Stadium/Armory (19th and East Capitol Street, NE) at 6:00 a.m.; kick-stands up time of 9:45 am for the ride to the Memorial for wreathlaying ceremony; and presentations from 11:00 a.m. - Noon. Contact: Sylvester Barnes at jdpbk1@yahoo.com

Monday, May 11, 2015

United States Capitol Police Memorial Service
Capitol Visitors' Center, 9 a.m.

Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service (Confirmed)
The FOP Auxiliary in hosting the 36th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service. This year we will gather to honor and remember the service and sacrifice made by two local law enforcement officers; Sergeant Clinton J Holz ( U.S. Capitol Police ) and Corporal Jamel Clagett (Charles County Sheriffs Dept). If you are interested in volunteering at the service, helping with set up or take down please send an email to Patty Sucato at psucato@dc-fop.org.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Arrival Ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Begun in 1997, the Police Unity Tour has raised nearly 16 million dollars for the NLEOMF. Visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E-mail info@unitytour.com for more information.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

27th Annual Candlelight Vigil
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
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.

On the night of the 13th we will have buses going from the FOP Lodge to Tent City and then back to the FOP Lodge, from 8:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. In addition, shuttle service is being offered by the Lodge. We hope to have passenger vans as in previous years. The vans will be marked and will have a blue light on top and will run from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. The stops will be the FOP Lodge, the Navy Yard METRO and then the Police Week Site at Tent City. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them. Also you can use UBER and if you have never downloaded it before you can use the code POLICEWEEK and get your first ride free up to $25.00.

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»  Vendor Registration Form (PDF)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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.


13th annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition (Confirmed)
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. Confirmed 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


21st Annual Emerald Society & Pipe Band March and Service (Confirmed)
4:30 p.m.: Assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW – Step-off promptly at 6:00 p.m. March will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Joseph J. Keenan at (732) 754-7051.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
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.

Shuttle service is being offered by the Lodge. We hope to have passenger vans as in previous years. The vans will be marked and will have a blue light on top and will run from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. The stops will be the FOP Lodge, the Navy Yard METRO and then the Police Week Site at Tent City. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them. Also you can use UBER and if you have never downloaded it before you can use the code POLICEWEEK and get your first ride free up to $25.00.

»  Area Map
»  Vendor Registration Form (PDF)

Friday, May 15, 2015

34rd 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 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
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.

Shuttle service is being offered by the Lodge. We hope to have passenger vans as in previous years. The vans will be marked and will have a blue light on top and will run from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. The stops will be the FOP Lodge, the Navy Yard METRO and then the Police Week Site at Tent City. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them. Also you can use UBER and if you have never downloaded it before you can use the code POLICEWEEK and get your first ride free up to $25.00.

»  Area Map
»  Vendor Registration Form (PDF)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

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.