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The Police Week topic provides news, photos and videos about National Police Week activities. 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, 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.

The Lafayette PD uses technology like video game engines to train on consequence management, drones in the sky and a digital coaching platform
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
Each year, the NLEOMF presents awards to departments who are committed to increasing officer wellness and reducing line-of-duty deaths or injuries
Police Weekend 2023, hosted by the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum, has a slate of special events and activities honoring law enforcement
A full calendar of events were held from May 10-16; here are scenes from this year’s commemorative events
During the service, a few stories of some of the fallen officers were highlighted
Law enforcement officers, family members and supporters gather each year to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice
While each memorial is unique to its department and location, they all have one thing in common: to honor officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice
Cierra McCartney’s tribute to her late husband inspires nationwide movement to show appreciation for police, one cup of coffee at a time
The former police officer is set to participate in several Police Week events this weekend
“If the police are the people, and the people are the police, this is a week for everyone to embrace.”