Schedule for 2016

Note: National Peace Officers Memorial Day falls on Sunday, May 15 in 2016. Because National Police Week takes place during the calendar week on which May 15 falls, this year's official NPW dates are Sunday, May 15, 2016 through Saturday, May 21, 2016. However, several annual events will take place before May 15.


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Annual Blue Mass (Confirmed)
The Blue Mass will be held at 12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (10th & G Streets, NW, Washington, DC). For additional information please call 202-347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service (Confirmed)
The FOP Auxiliary in hosting the 37th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service. If you are interested in volunteering at the service, helping with set up or take down please send an email to Patty Sucato at psucato@dc-fop.org.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Arrival Ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. . Begun in 1997, the Police Unity Tour has raised nearly 16 million dollars for the NLEOMF. Visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E-mail info@unitytour.com for more information. (Location to be determined due to construction for the National Law Enforcement Museum.)

Friday, May 13, 2016

28th Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. No tickets are required and everyone is welcome. For additional information please call 202-737-3400. Because of construction for the National Law Enforcement Museum, the vigil will be held at the National Mall between 4th and 7th streets.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

There will be complimentary shuttle service to and from the site with stops at the Lodge, the Memorial, Navy Yard Metro and other stops along with route. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them.

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

22nd Annual Emerald Society & Pipe Band March and Service
4:30 p.m.: Assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW – Step-off promptly at 6:00 p.m. Joseph J. Keenan at (732) 754-7051.


National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
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. School aged children of fallen officers spend the day at Quantico taking part in activities specially tailored for their age. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346-4911 for more information.


15th annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition
This event is hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police and takes place at the Grant Statue (west front of the United States Capitol.) During the day you will see honor guard teams and pipe bands all performing for the public as they pay their heart felt tributes to law enforcement and the nation’s surviving families. Time: 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Ken Roske
Fraternal Order of Police, National Memorial Committee
711 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
e-mail: policeweekhg@aol.com
www.policeweekhonorguard.com


FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

There will be complimentary shuttle service to and from the site with stops at the Lodge, the Memorial, Navy Yard Metro and other stops along with route. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them.

Area Map   |   Vendor Info

Sunday, May 15, 2016

35th 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 begins at 11:00 a.m. and is expected to run approximately 2 hours. Contact: Andy Maybo (amaybo@dc-fop.org) or Linda Hennie (lshennie@aol.com). The Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held immediately following the Memorial Service

Please note: Service begins promptly at 11 a.m.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Events
The FOP DC Lodge will be hosting the local daily events at 1880 2nd Street SW Washington DC (just a few blocks from the Washington Nationals Stadium) The event starts at 11:00 a.m. for three days and goes until 2 a.m. Vendors will be set up during this time and will be there for all three days. Our bar and food service will also be open along with music and entertainment. Pipe bands will be required to check in with security before starting to play. No pipe bands will be allowed to play on the May 15 at the site.

There will be complimentary shuttle service to and from the site with stops at the Lodge, the Memorial, Navy Yard Metro and other stops along with route. The van drivers are all volunteers and are working off of tips. Please take care of them.

Area Map   |   Vendor Info

Monday, May 16, 2015

National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens
Day two of conference will allow surviving family and co-workers more opportunities to learn about coping, grief, and build connections. Kids and Teens of fallen officers spend the day with activities. In the evening, family and co-worker survivors can relax and enjoy the "Picnic on the Patio" at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346-4911 for more information.