National Peace Officers Memorial Day

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
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Calendar Police General

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy, along with a joint resolution from Congress proclaimed May 15 National Peace Officers Memorial Day and for the week in which this day falls, National Police Week.

During National Police Week, the Tampa Police Department will honor law enforcement officers across the nation who lost their lives in the performance of their duties, including the department's 31 fallen officers.