Honoring the Lives of Fallen Officers

Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
Media Advisory: 2013/advisory/BW
May 7, 2013

Honoring the Lives of Fallen Officers 

The Fairfax County Police Department plans honors the lives of fallen officers from Fairfax County and around the nation. Police week activities commemorate the service and sacrifice of all law enforcement officers.

We join other departments and agencies around the country during this time of reflection and respect.


Tuesday – May 7, 2013

19th Annual Blue Mass

12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

619 10th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.


Thursday – May 9, 2013

Fairfax County PD Fallen Officer Memorial Service

12 noon at Public Safety Rose Garden, Massey Building

4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia

(The public and media are invited)


Friday – May 10, 2013

Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service

11 a.m. at Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Headquarters

300 Indiana Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.


Saturday – May 11, 2013

Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP) 5K Run

8:45 a.m. at 4th & E Streets next to FBI HQ


Sunday – May 12, 2013

18th Annual Law Ride

10:30 a.m. at RFK Stadium/Armory

19th and East Capitol Street, NE, Washington D.C.


Washington Nationals Baseball Law Enforcement Appreciation Game

11 a.m. at Washington Nationals Stadium

1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, D.C.


Police Unity Tour Arrival and FCPD Wreath Laying Ceremony

2 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

5th and E Street NW, Washington, D.C.


Law Enforcement United Ride

2 p.m. at Jefferson Memorial

400 Riders from Virginia Beach to Washington D.C.


Monday – May 13, 2013

25th Annual NLEOM Police Memorial Services & Candle Light Vigil

8 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

5th and E Street, NW Washington D.C.


Tuesday – May 14, 2013

Arlington County Police Memorial Service

8 a.m. at Arlington Co. PD HQ

1425 North Courthouse Road Arlington, VA


Honor Guard Competition

8 a.m. at U.S. Capitol steps near the Reflecting Pool


3rd Annual Pipe Band Demonstration

10 a.m. at the Grant Statue

West side of U.S. Capitol


19th Annual Emerald Society & Pipeband March and Service

4:30 p.m. at New Jersey Ave and F Street

6 p.m. March to National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial


Wednesday – May 15, 2013

32nd Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day Service

11 a.m. at West Front Lawn of the United States Capitol

Wreath Laying Ceremony Immediately following the ceremony


For additional details about National Police Week 2013, visit


Police Week 2013 Proclamation



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