Schedule for 2020


Note: When events are confirmed for 2020 they will appear on the schedule.


Monday, May 4, 2020

Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service
The DC FOP Lodge #1, FOP Auxiliary, DC MPD and DC-COPS are co-hosting their annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at DC MPD Headquarters, 300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.



Sunday, May 10, 2020

Annual LawRide and Wreath Laying Ceremony
Procession will assemble at RFK Stadium/Armory (19th and East Capitol Street, NE) at 8 a.m.; kick-stands up time of 10:45 a.m. for the ride to the Memorial for wreath laying ceremony and presentations 11 a.m. - Noon. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.LawRide.com.



Monday, May 11, 2020

3rd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service
The National Police Dog Foundation, FOP DC Lodge #1, Courageous Tails, and United for Blue are co-hosting the 3rd Annual National Police K-9 Memorial Service. The memorial service will include a wreath laying ceremony to honor the memory of fallen police K-9s who have given their lives in the line of duty during 2019. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. and will be held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 450 F St. NW Washington DC, 20001. For more information, please contact service@nationalpolicedogfoundation.org or (888) 459-7768.



Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Arrival Ceremony will be held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Schedule to be announced soon. To learn more about the Police Unity Tour, visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E-mail info@unitytour.com for more information.



Wednesday, May 13, 2020

32nd Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8 p.m. on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets. 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.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium, Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E., Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9 minute walk from the site.

Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at @policeweekdc. See you there!



Thursday, May 14, 2020

Annual Emerald Society/Pipe Band Memorial March & Service
Assembly will be at New Jersey Ave and F Street NW (near Union Station) at 5 pm; the march will step off at 6 p.m. and proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, where the memorial service will be held from 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. For additional information, please contact: John Vize at (914)438-6104 or jvizer@optonline.net.


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 off-site at local and federal law enforcement academies taking part in activities specially tailored for their ages. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346-4911 for more information.


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.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium, Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E., Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9 minute walk from the site.

Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at @policeweekdc. See you there!



Friday, May 15, 2020

39th 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 made the ultimate sacrifice in 2019 and pays tribute to all the fallen. The Service begins at 11 a.m. and is expected to run approximately 2 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: media.policememorialservice@gmail.com.


FOP DC Lodge #1 Tent City Events
Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium, Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E., Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9 minute walk from the site.

Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at @policeweekdc. See you there!



Saturday, May 16, 2020

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.