Law & Justice

Recognize National Police Week for the Heroes Who Live Forever

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MADISON, NJ - Fallen law enforcement officers will be remembered during National Police Week which is May 12-18.  Throughout America, men and women who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty will be honored for their service to their communities.

On May 13, 2013, the 25th Candlelight Vigil will be held to pay special tribute to 320 fallen United States officers, 119 of which were lost during 2012. This dedication to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial will be held in Washington D.C. and can also be seen live at 8:00 p.m. over the Internet.  To observe this free online event, you can go to www.LawMemorial.org/webcast to register.

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day was proclaimed by John F. Kennedy on May 15th in 1962.  This special day of recognition to those who died is one of only two days where all government agencies, commerce and the general public are to fly their U.S. flags at half staff. 

On May 15th, a special ceremony is hosted on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol Building to honor the fallen law enforcement officers and their relatives.

The primary organizers who come together each year in this important effort are the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the Fraternal Order of Police/Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary and Concerns of Police Survivors.

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