Schedule for 2021

IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Police Week's main events have been scheduled for October 2021. Only confirmed events are listed as of now. However, there will be virtual events held around National Peace Officers Memorial Day in May. Stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, October 14 2021

Annual Candlelight Vigil
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund produces its annual Candlelight Vigil—a signature event of National Police Week in Washington, DC. In addition to the lighting of candles and reading of names, the Candlelight Vigil includes remarks by dignitaries, and musical tributes performed to honor the memory of these fallen officers. More details to come. For additional information please call 202-737-3400 or visit

Friday, October 15, 2021

National Police Survivors Conference
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. More details to come. Visit or call 573-346-4911 for more information.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

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 Service mainly honors the officers who recently made the ultimate sacrifice and pays tribute to all the fallen. More details will be provided when available. All media inquiries may be directed to the following email: