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National Police Week is May 12 to 18, 2019

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

 

National Police Week is May 12 to 18, 2019

 

The Memorial Service began in 1982 as a gathering in Senate Park of approximately 120 survivors and supporters of law enforcement. Decades later, the event, more commonly known as National Police Week, has grown to a series of events which attracts thousands of survivors and law enforcement officers to our Nation's Capital each year.

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Upcoming Events
New Lexington Police Department K9 Demo and Officers vs Teachers Basketball Fundraiser Feb 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Junction City Elementary School - 307 W Poplar St, Junction City, OH 43748
Blood Drive Perry County Senior Center Friday, February 21, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Perry County Senior Center - 520 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Little Cities of Black Diamonds Roarin' Into The 20's Anniversary Shindig Feb 22, 2020 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
Perry County Board of DD Walk for Awareness 2020 Mar 02, 2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Perry County Commissioners - 121 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Cougars and New Lexington Panthers Pep Rally Mar 06, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM — New Lexington High School - 2547 Panther Dr. NE, New Lexington, OH 43764
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