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Posted on: May 16, 2017

[ARCHIVED] National Police Week, May 14-21

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.  National Police Week is a collaborative effort of many organizations dedicated to honoring America’s law enforcement community

You can read Chief of Police, Richard Myer’s thoughts on Police Week by clicking on his blog.

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