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Why Every Cop Should Attend Police Week in DC

During this one extraordinary week you will experience every emotion, and it’s both exhausting and exhilarating.

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Police Week Vigil Honors 9/11's Fallen

The fallen 9/11 first responders who were exposed to deadly toxins and succumbed to disease are no longer forgotten.

Non-Profit Organization Raises Awareness of Officer Suicide at Police Week

BlueH.E.L.P.—an organization that tracks police officer suicides while simultaneously seeking to prevent such tragedies from occurring—held several events at Police Week in Washington DC to honor officers who died by suicide and offer support to the families they left behind.

Why Every Cop in America Should Attend Police Week

During this one extraordinary week you will experience every emotion. In one moment you might be laughing with a group of cops and then mere moments later crying with one guy or gal who is overwhelmed with grief.

Airline Honors Fallen Colorado Officer on Flight to Police Week

In honor of Deputy Sheriff Heath McDonald Gumm of the Adams County Sheriff's Office—who was shot and killed during a foot pursuit in January 2018—the cabin crew placed Thin Blue Line flags on every passenger seat and re-designated the flight number to Gumm's call sign.

Texas Department to Host 5K Run to Honor Fallen Officers

The Laredo (TX) Police Department will host a 5K run and walk as a means of honoring fallen officers and helping the community become better connected with the police who serve them.

California Officer Runs 24 Miles in Full Uniform to Honor Fallen Partner

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department ran 24 miles in full uniform in tribute to his fallen partner who was killed in the line of duty five years ago.

371 Fallen Officers to be Honored During Annual Police Week Vigil

Included in the list are the names of 158 officers who were killed in the line of duty in 2018 and 213 officers who were killed in prior years but had been forgotten by time until the Memorial Fund’s research staff and a team of dedicated volunteers confirmed their record of law enforcement service.

Police Memorial Flag Artwork Removed from CT Capitol, Then Returned

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, requested the handmade Thin Blue Line Flag be removed but dropped his opposition Thursday after meeting with John Krupinsky, the president of the Connecticut Fraternal Order of Police.

CEO of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to Retire

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announced the retirement of its founding Chief Executive Officer, Craig W. Floyd, at the end of 2018 after 34 years at the helm.