Friday, May 10, 2013

National Police Week 2013: PGPD Honors Our Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

It’s a time to pause and honor fellow police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice.  Members of the Prince George's County Police Department will take part in several events scheduled during National Police Week which runs from May 12-18, 2013.  Law enforcement officers from across the country will gather in Washington, DC to pay tribute to fallen heroes.

Below is a partial list of upcoming events:

34th Annual Washington Area Police Memorial Service
Friday, May 10, 2013, 11:00 am
Washington Area Police Memorial Fountain
300 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 

Annual National Police Week 5K
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 9:00 am
601 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial

Law Enforcement United’s Annual Memorial Bicycle Ride
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9:00 am
District II Police Station - 601 SW Crain Highway
Upper Marlboro, MD
A three-day bicycle ride from Chesapeake, VA and Reading, PA to Washington, DC
Special tribute to fallen PGPD POFC Adrian Morris

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 2:00 pm
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
400 Block of E Street, NW
Washington DC

Sunday, May 12, 2013, 11:00 am
Procession will leave RFK Stadium/Armory (19th and East Capitol Street, NE) at 10:30 am for the ride to the Memorial for wreath-laying ceremony and presentations 11:00 am -12:00 pm

25th Annual Candlelight Vigil
Monday, May 13, 2013, 8:00 pm
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
400 block of E Street, NW
Washington DC

Philadelphia to DC Memorial Run at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 
The Prince George’s County leg of the run leaves the College Park Holiday Inn at 9:00 am
10000 Baltimore Ave, College Park MD 

Stop at District 1 Police Station at 10:00 am for a ceremony honoring fallen officer POFC Adrian Morris.  Guests will include Chief Mark Magaw and local leaders.

End at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at 12:00 pm
400 block of E Street, NW
Washington DC

West Front of the U.S. Capitol
Wreath-laying ceremony immediately following Memorial Service
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
400 block of E Street, NW
Washington, DC

Thursday, May 17, 2013,  8:00 am to 1:00 pm
U.S. Secret Service Training Center, Laurel, MD 
Coordinated by the U.S. Secret Service Employee Recreation Association 

1st Annual Adrian Morris 5K Memorial Race
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 8:00 am
District VI - 4321 Sellman Road
Beltsville, MD

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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