Schedule for 2020


IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many events during Police Week are being cancelled (or postponed) in 2020. Only confirmed cancellations are noted, but other events on the schedule may be cancelled too.


Monday, May 4, 2020

Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service
The DC FOP Lodge #1, FOP Auxiliary, DC MPD and DC-COPS are co-hosting their annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at DC MPD Headquarters, 300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.


Sunday, May 10, 2020

Annual LawRide and Wreath Laying Ceremony
Procession will assemble at RFK Stadium/Armory (19th and East Capitol Street, NE) at 8 a.m.; kick-stands up time of 10:45 a.m. for the ride to the Memorial for wreath laying ceremony and presentations 11 a.m. - Noon. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.LawRide.com.


Monday, May 11, 2020

3rd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service
The National Police Dog Foundation, FOP DC Lodge #1, Courageous Tails, and United for Blue are co-hosting the 3rd Annual National Police K-9 Memorial Service. The memorial service will include a wreath laying ceremony to honor the memory of fallen police K-9s who have given their lives in the line of duty during 2019. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. and will be held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 450 F St. NW Washington DC, 20001. For more information, please contact service@nationalpolicedogfoundation.org or (888) 459-7768.


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Arrival Ceremony will be held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Schedule to be announced soon. 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.


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

32nd Annual Candlelight Vigil
This year, the Candlelight Vigil will be virtual, but the event on the National Mall has been cancelled. For additional information please call 202-737-3400 or visit nleomf.org.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
From the Police Week Tent City Committee: In alignment with the decision from the office of the National FOP, COPS, and other partners, unfortunately, we are unable to host Police Week Tent City 2020. This was a very tough decision, but we believe it is the right one.


Thursday, May 14, 2020

Annual Emerald Society/Pipe Band Memorial March & Service
Assembly will be at New Jersey Ave and F Street NW (near Union Station) at 5 pm; the march will step off at 6 p.m. and proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, where the memorial service will be held from 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. For additional information, please contact: John Vize at (914)438-6104 or jvizer@optonline.net.


National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
From the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS): Because of the government and health restrictions in place in the D.C. and Virginia area, as well as travel advisories throughout the country, a mutual decision has been made to cancel the public events of NPW 2020. › READ MORE


Annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition
The Honor Guard and Pipeband Exhibition will be located at the U.S. Capitol Building Reflecting Pool, which is on the West Side of the Capitol near 3rd Street, SW. Teams will provide a one (1) day event consisting of three segments including Team Inspection, the Color Guard Posting of the Colors and the Exhibition Phase. The performance is to honor those being remembered during National Police Week at our Nation's Capital. These performances are a tribute to the fallen peace officers, their families and to those law enforcement officers across our nation that will stand vigilant in protecting our communities tonight and every night. For more information, please visit www.policeweekhonorguard.com. Time: 8 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
From the Police Week Tent City Committee: In alignment with the decision from the office of the National FOP, COPS, and other partners, unfortunately, we are unable to host Police Week Tent City 2020. This was a very tough decision, but we believe it is the right one.


Friday, May 15, 2020

39th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service
From National FOP President Pat Yoes: The FOP and its Auxiliary will be unable to host the 39th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. due to the COVID19 pandemic. This decision was a difficult one, but we believe it is the right one.
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FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
From the Police Week Tent City Committee: In alignment with the decision from the office of the National FOP, COPS, and other partners, unfortunately, we are unable to host Police Week Tent City 2020. This was a very tough decision, but we believe it is the right one.


Saturday, May 16, 2020

National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
From the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS): Because of the government and health restrictions in place in the D.C. and Virginia area, as well as travel advisories throughout the country, a mutual decision has been made to cancel the public events of NPW 2020. › READ MORE