Honoring Police Week 2018

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Honoring Police Week 2018

Post by Patriots » May 17th, 2018, 8:27 pm

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Collage Honoring Police Week 2018...

Top Left - A Police Week 2018 wreath is commemorated and guarded by Airmen of the 107th and 914th Security Forces Squadrons here, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York on May 16, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Campbell)

Top Right - Officer Jamieson Ross, Fort Walton Beach Police Department, completes the flag-folding ceremony during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 11, 2018 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photos by Samuel King Jr.)

Bottom - Air Force Security Forces Airmen and the Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard bring in the colors during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 11, 2018 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

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, paying tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty.

Image created by USA Patriotism! - May 17, 2018