Schedule for 2023
More events will be added to this schedule page as they are confirmed.
Friday, May 12, 2023
Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
More information to come.
Saturday, May 13, 2023
Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will honor the officers who lost their lives in 2022. The names will be read by high-ranking government officials, and officials from local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as other related individuals. The Vigil take place on the National Mall and it will be livestreamed. The ceremony will begin at 8 p.m. and last around 2 hours. For additional information please call 202-737-3400 or visit nleomf.org.
Sunday, May 14, 2023
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.
Police Vehicle Display
There will be a Police Vehicle Display from 1300-1600 at the U.S. Capitol Reflection Pool. Police vehicles will be on display: old, new and tribute. If you would like to participate, please register your car using this form.
Monday, May 15, 2023
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 mainly honors the officers who recently made the ultimate sacrifice and pays tribute to all the fallen. More details will be provided when available. The Service begins at 12 noon and is expected to run approximately 3.5 hours. All law enforcement attending must wear their badge on their outer most garment. They must also have two (2) forms of government id, which must include their Department’s credential. All media inquiries may be directed to the following email: email@example.com.