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Oct 21 2020

Save the Date - 2020 POLC/GELC Conference

Set aside the dates now for the 2020 POLC/GELC Annual Conference Oct. 21-23, 2020. The conference will take place at a new location and give attendees a chance to enjoy the beautiful fall colors in northern Michigan.

Click here for more information.

Past Events

Oct 12 2019

Run for the Badge

Run for the Badge, honoring America’s law enforcement officers with a 5K through downtown Washington, DC., was held Oct. 12.

The 5K benefits the National Law Enforcement Museum whether you run, walk or participate virtually. New this year is a Junior Cadet category for children ages 8-13, who will also receive a t-shirt and finishers medal. The Museum will also host a Family Fun Day where children will get to learn about law enforcement training.

While there’s no requirement to fundraise for the Run for the Badge 5K, every dollar participants raise benefits the Museum’s educational programs and events.

Aug 25 2019

2019 POLC/GELC Conference

Photo by Dave Millar, Photographic Impressions North

The 2019 POLC/GELC Annual Conference was held at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Acme, Michigan Sunday, Aug. 25  through Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The conference featured renowned career labor attorney Richard Poulson, who spoke about social media, PTSD/fitness for duty and Brady Officer. Attendees had a choice of participating in a four-person golf scramble, a sporting clay course or a Cycle Pub Tour of Traverse City.

Aug 07 2019

25th Annual M.A.P.O. Golf Outing

The 25th Annual Michigan Association of Police Organizations (M.A.P.O.) Golf Outing was Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at the Links of Novi.

The four-person scramble included 18 holes of golf and a golf cart, a continental breakfast, refreshments, hot dogs and chips on the course, and a steak dinner following golf.

The event included door prizes,and prizes for first, second, and third place teams; men and women’s longest drive and closest to the pin. There was also a skins game, 50/50 drawings and raffles.

The cost is $440 per team or $110 per golfer. Sponsors can have their company name prominently displayed at one of the holes for $250.

For more information, contact Julie Palmquist or Sandy Lopez at (248) 509-7158.

Aug 06 2019

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

Several communities have events planned. See the links below and check with your local law enforcement departments for any scheduled activities in your area.

https://www.experiencegr.com/event/national-night-out/64360/

https://www.cityofholland.com/housingandneighborhoods/2019-national-night-out

http://www.kentwood.us/city_services/city_departments/police/community_engagement/national_night_out.php

https://www.trafficsquad.com/nno

2019 Police Week - Michigan

May 06 2019

26th Annual Michigan Peace Officers’ Candlelight Memorial Service

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

2019 National Police Week - Washington D.C.

May 04 2019

28th Annual Corrections Officers’ Wreath Laying Ceremony & Honor Guard Competition

10 a.m.-Noon at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Honoring Corrections Officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. www.mwcog.org or email Dennis Bailey at DBailey@mwcog.org

May 06 2019

40th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service

11:30 a.m. at DC MPD Headquarters, 300 Indiana Ave., NW. The FOP Auxiliary will host a luncheon at DC FOP Lodge #1, 711 4th St. NW after service. To volunteer or attend, please email Patty Sucato at psucato@dc-fop.org.

May 07 2019

25th Annual Blue Mass

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

May 10 2019

National Police Week Retail Center

May 10-16: — 309 E Street (Corner of 4th of E Streets, NW) Fellowship Hall of First Trinity Church, one block from the Memorial.

https://nleomf.org/programs-events/national-police-week/retail-center

Hours
May 10: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
May 11, 12, 14: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
May 13: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
May 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 16: Store breakdown begins – cashier available based on demand.

National Police Week items such as the Police Week badge, coin and shirt are available at the location above or the National Law Enforcement Museum store, located at 444 E. Street NW.

May 11 2019

13th Annual National Police Week 5k

9-11 a.m. 601 4th Street, NW, adjacent to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Visit www.nationalpoliceweek5k.com to register or join the Virtual NPW5K team.

May 11 2019

NLEOMF Cadet Ceremony

11 a.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

May 11 2019

2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

1 p.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Service will include a wreath laying ceremony to honor police K-9s killed in the line of duty. Visit https://nationalpolicedogfoundation.org/ or email service@nationalpolicedogfoundation.org

May 11 2019

National Law Enforcement Museum Advance Tickets

444 E. Street NW (across street from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial) Purchase tickets in advance to visit the Museum during Police Week to avoid selling out of the time slots of your choice and long lines at the Admissions Desk.

May 12 2019

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Depart 9 a.m. 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 Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626 or Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or visit http://lemr.us/

May 12 2019

24th Annual Law Ride & Wreath Laying Ceremony

Report to RFK Stadium Lot 7, 19th and East Capitol St., NE, no later than 10 a.m. Meeting time begins at 9 a.m. with kick-stands up at 10:45 a.m. for the ride to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Wreath laying and presentations 11 a.m.-Noon. Visit lawride.com, or contact JD Perkins at (240) 463-3294 or email perk1500@gmail.com or Sly Barnes (202) 957-1100 or email slybarnesbbca@gmail.com

May 12 2019

Law Enforcement United (LEU) Bike Ride

1 p.m. arrival at Ft. Hunt Park, 8999 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria, VA. Visit https://www.leunited.org/ for more information.

May 12 2019

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony

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

May 12 2019

26th Annual NAPO TOP COPS Awards Banquet

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

May 13 2019

31st Annual Candlelight Vigil

8-11:30 p.m. No tickets required and everyone is welcome. Vigil will be held on the National Mall between 7th & 12th streets, NW. Call (202) 737-3400 for more information. Vigil includes a reading of the newly engraved names, remarks by dignitaries and musical tributes for fallen officers.

Those who can’t attend the event can honor a fallen officer by lighting a virtual candle and registering to watch the Vigil webcast live.

May 13 2019

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 (Day 1 of 3)

11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Local daily events on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. Pipe bands required to check in with security before playing.

May 14 2019

Annual National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Competition

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

May 14 2019

NAPO Legislative Breakfast, Legislative Awards Luncheon & Lobby Day

Breakfast at 9 a.m. Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW. Luncheon at Noon at Dirksen Senate Office Building Room G11. Advanced registration required. Email Elizabeth Loranger at eloranger@napo.org or (703) 549-0775 or register online.

May 14 2019

Annual Shomrim Society Kaddish (Memorial) Service

9-10 a.m. 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 2019

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

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

May 14 2019

12th Annual Department of Interior Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Ceremony

11 a.m.-Noon Sidney R. Yates Auditorium, Main Interior Building, 1849 C Street, NW. Honoring the memory of all Department of Interior Officers who have died in the line of duty. RSVP SSA Misty Lakota by email at Misty_lakota@ios.doi.gov or (202) 208-6333 or Al Rothbaum at allen_rothbaum@ios.doi.gov or (202) 208-2671.

May 14 2019

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 (Day 2 of 3)

11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Local daily events on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. Pipe bands must check in with security before playing.

May 14 2019

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Arrival at 12:00 p.m. May 14 at the center of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, off of F Street. Depart 9 a.m. May 12 from Philadelphia Navy Yard. Run to honor fallen officers. Contact Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626 or Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or visit http://lemr.us/

May 14 2019

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 6 p.m. to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, where memorial service will be held 7-8:15 p.m. John Vize (914) 438-6104 or jvizer@optonline.net or visit http://nclees.org/

May 14 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (1 of 6)

The Washington National vs. New York Mets at 7:05 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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 15 2019

38th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Services

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

Cordon and Colors Honor Guard teams must submit the following specific information to lcannon@dc-fop.org: name, date of birth, SSN and agency of each team member no later than 5 p.m. April 15, 2019. Check in at Garfield Circle Entrance. Plan to be in position 8:30 a.m. to around 3 p.m., when service concludes. Honor Guard Rifles must be rendered inert; i.e, bolt welded shut or barrel blocked to render it permanently incapable of being fired.

May 15 2019

FOP/FOPA Wreath Laying Ceremony

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

May 15 2019

The FOP D.C. Lodge #1 (Day 3 of 3)

11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Local daily events on Lot 8 at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capital Street SE. Includes vendors, bar, food, music and entertainment. No pipe bands allowed to play at site May 15.

May 15 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (2 of 6)

Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets at 7:05 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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 2019

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

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Grief support and services 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 off-site at local and federal law enforcement academies taking part in activities specially tailored for their ages. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org, call (573) 346-4911 or visit www.nationalcops.org

May 16 2019

NCIS/USMC Wreathlaying Ceremony

10 a.m. – Noon National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, enter via F Street NW. Email Nikki Cardenas at nikki.Cardenas@NCIS.NAVY.MIL

May 16 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (3 of 6)

The Washington National vs. New York Mets at 1:05 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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 2019

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

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

May 17 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (4 of 6)

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs at 7:05 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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. Kevin Nawrocki at Kevin.nawrocki@nationals.com or (202) 640-7645.

May 18 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (5 of 6)

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs at  7:15 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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. Kevin Nawrocki at Kevin.nawrocki@nationals.com or (202) 640-7645.

May 19 2019

Washington Nationals Law Enforcement Appreciation Days (6 of 6)

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs at 7:05 p.m. Tickets include a $5 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. Kevin Nawrocki at Kevin.nawrocki@nationals.com or (202) 640-7645.

Mar 29 2019

Spring Steward Labor Seminar - East Side

A free POLC/GELC Steward Labor Seminar was held on the East Side of the state from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warren F.O.P. Hall, 11304 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48093. The seminar will include information on steward responsibilities, grievances, Garrity, Weingarten, interviews, union representation, legal updates, critical incidents and financial strategies.