About National Police Week
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962. Police1's National Police Week special coverage section provides news, articles, photos and videos about National Police Week activities.
National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. Find out why police officers should attend Police Week, learn how to honor the fallen by training the living and read moving words written about the sacrifice made by our fallen officers.