Friday, May 1, 2015

National Police Week 2015: 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 11-17, 2015. 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:

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 12:10 pm
St. Patrick Catholic Church
619 10th Street
Northwest Washington

3rd Annual Blue Mass
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
3805 Lawrence Street
Brentwood, MD

Command Officer Association Candlelight Memorial Service
Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:00 pm
County Administration Building
Council Hearing Room
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(This event honors officers of any agency who died serving Prince George’s County.)

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 89 Fallen Heroes Memorial Service
Thursday, May 7, 2015 10:00 am
2905 Old Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, MD

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9:00 am
400 F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10:00 am
Procession will leave RFK Stadium/Armory (19th and East Capitol Street, NE) at 9:45 am for the ride to the Memorial for wreath-laying ceremony and presentations at 11:00 am

36th Annual Washington Area Police Memorial Service
Monday, May 11, 2015, 11:00 am
Washington Area Police Memorial Fountain
300 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 2:00 pm
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
400 Block of E Street, NW
Washington DC

Wednesday, May 13, 2014, 8:00 am
The competition will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (1st Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Maryland Avenue), below the west front of the U.S. Capitol. Awards will be presented immediately following the competition. This event is sponsored by the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police.

Contact: Ken Roske
Fraternal Order of Police, National Memorial Committee
711 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Wednesday, May 14, 2015, 4:30 pm
Assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW – Step-off promptly at 6:00 pm. March will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Contact Joseph Keenan at (732) 754-7051.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 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 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 
The Prince George’s County leg of the run leaves the College Park Holiday Inn at 8:30 am
10000 Baltimore Ave, College Park MD 

Stop at District 1 Police Station at 10:00 am for a ceremony honoring fallen officers from Maryland. 

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

Friday, May 15, 2015, 11:00 am
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

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