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Sep 20 2018

SAVE THE DATE - 2018 POLC/GELC Conference

Save the date for the 2018 POLC/GELC Conference, which will return to the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, Michigan Thursday, Sept. 20 through Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

2018 National Police Week - Michigan

May 07 2018

25th Annual Michigan Peace Officers’ Candlelight Memorial Service

7 p.m. east steps of Lansing State Capitol, 100 North Capitol Avenue. Contact Denise Scarbrough, Michigan Concerns of Police Survivors President at (877) 464-2677 or email survivor@micops.org

2018 National Police Week - Washington D.C.

May 01 2018

24th Annual Blue Mass

12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, NW (10th & G Streets). Call (202) 347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org

May 05 2018

27th Annual Corrections Officers' Wreath Laying Ceremony & Honor Guard Competition

10 a.m.-noon at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Honoring Corrections Personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. www.mwcog.org or call Tim Schaible at (443) 467-2021.

May 07 2018

39th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service

11:30 a.m. in front of the Memorial Fountain, 300 Indiana Ave., NW. The FOP Auxiliary will host a luncheon at DC FOP Lodge #1, 711 4th St. NW after service. Those interested in volunteering or attending the service, please email Patty Sucato at psucato@dc-fop.org.

May 11 2018

1st Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

1 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Service will include a wreath laying ceremony to honor police K-9s who lost their lives in the line of duty. The National Police Dog Foundation will host a reception at DC FOP Lodge #1, 711 4th St. NW after service. Email Judy Reilly at jreilly@nationalpolicedogfoundation.org or visit https://nationalpolicedogfoundation.org/

May 11 2018

National Police Week Retail Center - Open Daily May 11-16

Opens 9 a.m. (daily hours vary) 309 E Street (Corner of 4th of E Streets, NW) Fellowship Hall of First Trinity Church, one block from the Memorial. www.nleomf.org/programs/policeweek/retail-center

May 12 2018

12th Annual National Police Week 5k

9 a.m. 601 4th Street, NW, adjacent to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. www.nationalpoliceweek5k.com

May 12 2018

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony

2 p.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Call (973) 443-0030, email Jimmy Waldron at info@policeunitytour.com or visit www.policeunitytour.com

May 12 2018

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Depart May 12 from Philadelphia Navy Yard. Arrival at 12:00 p.m. May 14 at the center of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial off of F Street. Run to honor fallen officers. Contact Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626.

May 13 2018

23rd Annual Law Ride & Wreath Laying Ceremony

Line up begins at 8 a.m. with kick stands up at 10:45 a.m. from RFK Stadium/Armory, 19th and East Capitol St., NE to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for wreath laying and presentations 11 a.m.-noon. Visit www.lawride.com, or contact JD Perkins at (240) 463-3294 perk1500@gmail.com or Sly Barnes (202) 957-1100 or slybarnesbbca@gmail.com

May 13 2018

30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

8 p.m. No tickets required and everyone is welcome. Vigil will be held the National Mall between 4th and 7th streets, NW. Call (202) 737-3400. A reading of the newly engraved names immediately follows ceremony. To watch the vigil webcast, visit www.nleomf.org/candle-light-vigil-wall/

May 13 2018

FOP D.C. Lodge Events (Day 1 of 3)

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 will be hosting local daily events 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE for three days. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. Pipe bands required to check in with security before playing.

May 14 2018

Annual Shomrim Society Kaddish (Memorial) Service

9 a.m. at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to recognize Jewish members of Law Enforcement killed in the line of duty. Reception to follow at Metropolitan Police Headquarters Line-Up Room, 300 Indiana Ave. NW. Event is open to all and is free to attend. Contact Lt. Brett Parson, Co-President of the Washington Area Shomrim Society at bapl@starpower.net.

May 14 2018

National Police Survivors’ Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Day 1 of 2)

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for surviving family, co-workers and law enforcement. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA. School aged children of fallen officers spend the day at Quantico taking part in activities specially tailored for their age. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org, call (573) 346-4911 or visit www.nationalcops.org

May 14 2018

Department of Interior Annual Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony

11 a.m. Main Interior Building, 1849 C Street, NW. Bison Bistro Special Event Space, Basement Level. Honoring the memory of all Department of Interior Officers who have died in the line of duty. RSVP SSA Misty Lakota (202) 208-6333 or Maureen Woods (202) 208-6319.

May 14 2018

Standing Watch for the Fallen Flag Ceremony

1:30 p.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Presentation of state and departmental flags, commencing honor guard rotations. Contact Brian Lacey, (202) 737-7138 or brian@nleomf.org or Kaitlin Gilbride, (202) 737-8528 or kgilbride@nleomf.org.

May 14 2018

17th Annual National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition

8 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. at Capitol Reflection Pool west of Grant Statue on west side of U.S. Capitol. Email Ken Roske at policeweekhg@aol.com or www.policeweekhonorguard.com

May 14 2018

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Depart May 12 from Philadelphia Navy Yard. Arrival at 12:00 p.m. May 14 at the center of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial off of F Street. Run to honor fallen officers. Contact Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626.

May 14 2018

Annual Emerald Society & Pipeband March and Service

5-8:15 p.m. Assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW (near Union Station) at 5 p.m. Begin March at 6 p.m. to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, where memorial service will be held 7-8:15 p.m. Contact Lr. John Vize (914) 438-6104 or jvizer@optonline.net or visit www.nclees.org

May 14 2018

FOP D.C. Lodge Events (Day 2 of 3)

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 will be hosting local daily events 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE for three days. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. Pipe bands required to check in with security before playing.

May 14 2018

25th Annual NAPO TOP COPS Awards Banquet

6:30 p.m. Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW. Advanced registration. Contact Elizabeth Loranger at eloranger@napo.org or (703) 549-0775.

May 15 2018

FOP D.C. Lodge Events (Day 3 of 3)

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 will be hosting local daily events 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE for three days. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. No pipe bands allowed to play at site May 15.

May 15 2018

37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Services

11 a.m. West Front, U.S. Capitol. Service expected to last about two hours.  www.policeweek.org or contact Lou Cannon at lcannon@dc-fop.org or Linda Hennie at lshennie@aol.com

May 15 2018

FOP/FOPA Wreath Laying Ceremony

Approximately 30 minutes following Memorial Service at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 400 block E. Street, NW. www.policeweek.org or contact Lou Cannon at lcannon@dc-fop.org or Linda Hennie at lshennie@aol.com

May 15 2018

NAPO Legislative Seminar Breakfast & Lobby Day

9 a.m. Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW. Advanced registration required. Contact Elizabeth Loranger at eloranger@napo.org or (703) 549-0775.

May 15 2018

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Night #1

7:05 p.m. against the New York Yankees. To purchase tickets, which includes a donation to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, visit https://www.mlb.com/nationals/tickets/promotions/themes/law-enforcement-appreciation and click on the Buy Now link and enter the code POLICE when ordering. Contact Kevin Nawrocki at Kevin.nawrocki@nationals.com or (202) 640-7645.

May 16 2018

National Police Week Retail Center

Last day. Opens 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 309 E Street (Corner of 4th of E Streets, NW) Fellowship Hall of First Trinity Church, one block from the Memorial. www.nleomf.org/programs/policeweek/retail-center

May 16 2018

National Police Survivors’ Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Day 2 of 2)

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for surviving family, co-workers and law enforcement. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA. School aged children of fallen officers spend the day at Quantico taking part in activities specially tailored for their age. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org, call (573) 346-4911 or visit www.nationalcops.org

May 16 2018

C.O.P.S. Picnic on the Patio

6-9 p.m. for surviving family, co-workers and law enforcement. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org or call (573) 346-4911 or visit www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org

May 16 2018

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Night #2

7:05 p.m. against the New York Yankees. To purchase tickets, which includes a donation to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, visit https://www.mlb.com/nationals/tickets/promotions/themes/law-enforcement-appreciation and click on the Buy Now link and enter the code POLICE when ordering. Contact Kevin Nawrocki at Kevin.nawrocki@nationals.com or (202) 640-7645.

Past Events

Mar 23 2018

POLC/GELC Spring Stewards Seminar - East Side

A free POLC/GELC Steward Labor Seminar is being held on the East Side of the state from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warren F.O.P. Hall, 11304 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48093. The seminar may include information on some or all of these topics: pensions, steward responsibilities, Garrity, interviews, union representation, legal updates, critical incidents, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), health care, supplemental insurance, and financial strategies. For more information, contact Cindy Gallego at the POLC/GELC office at (248) 524-3200 or e-mail your name and department to polc@aol.com

Mar 02 2018

POLC/GELC Spring Stewards Seminar - West Side

A free POLC/GELC Steward Labor Seminar was held on the West Side of the state from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kosciuszko Hall, 935 Park Street, SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. This seminar may include information on some or all of these topics: pensions, steward responsibilities, Garrity, interviews, union representation, legal updates, critical incidents, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), health care, supplemental insurance, and financial strategies. For information, contact Cindy Gallego at the POLC/GELC office at (248) 524-3200 or e-mail your name and department to polc@aol.com

Feb 22 2018

Red Wings Law Enforcement Night #2

The Detroit Red Wings are increasing their support for law enforcement during the inaugural season at Little Caesars Arena by hosting two Law Enforcement Nights. Tickets are limited. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

Jan 23 2018

Red Wings Law Enforcement Night #1

The Detroit Red Wings are increasing their support for law enforcement during the inaugural season at Little Caesars Arena by hosting two Law Enforcement Nights. Tickets are limited. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

Nov 18 2017

Officer Collin Rose 2K9 Memorial Run and 5K

The inaugural Officer Collin Rose 2K9 Memorial Run and 5K was held Nov. 18, 2017 at Clinton Township’s Civic Center Park. The 2K (approximately 1.25 miles) was open to participants and their dogs to run or walk. It pays tribute to fallen POLC member and Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose’s K9s Clyde and Wolverine. The 5K is for runners and walkers. Click here for more information.

Sep 20 2017

2017 POLC/GELC Conference

The 2017 POLC/GELC Conference was held at Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City Sept. 20-22, 2017. The Conference featured a Labor Seminar, cocktails on the beach the night before the Seminar, and the choice of attending a Libation Tour or Golf Outing. Featured Speaker Will Aitchison discussed negotiations, critical incidents, legislative updates and more.

Jul 15 2017

Gilda's Run Charity Event

This Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run supports Gilda’s Club – Grand Rapids. Gilda’s Club assists and offers free emotional and social support for cancer patients, their family members and friends. Gilda’s Run is followed by pig roast beginning and ending at Kosciuszko Hall, 935 Park SW, Grand Rapids, MI.
Contact: Jason Owen (616) 550-2708 or jowen.polc@gmail.com