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Police Week Events for 2014
The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) will commemorate National Police Week 2014 with events scheduled throughout next week beginning on Monday, May 12. Police Week is observed around the nation as a time to honor and remember law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and those who continue to protect and serve our community.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week.
Monday, May 12
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 10 a.m.
The Honorable Kirk Caldwell will proclaim May 12 to 17 as Police Week in the City and County of Honolulu. The public is invited to attend.
Memorial Service for Fallen Officers
Procession - Sister Roberta Derby Park, 6 p.m.
Services - State Capitol Rotunda, 6:30 p.m.
A memorial walk will begin at the Alapai headquarters and proceed to the State Capitol where a memorial service to honor Honolulu police officers killed in the line of duty will be held. The candlelight vigil and memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Rotunda. This event is open to the public.
Wednesday, May 14
The 200 Club Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
Honolulu Country Club, 7 a.m.
The Honolulu Police Officer of the Year, Reserve Officer of the Year, Police Parent of the Year, Civilian Employee of the Year, and Outstanding Citizen of the Year will be announced. This is a private event. The media is invited to attend.
Thursday, May 15
Employee Service and Awards Ceremony
Mission Memorial Auditorium, 10 a.m.
HPD employees with 25, 35, and 45 years of service to the city will be recognized. This event is open to the public.
Saturday, May 17
HPD Hall of Fame and Employee Awards Banquet
Pacific Beach Hotel, 6 p.m.
A dinner and awards presentation will culminate Police Week in Honolulu. The banquet honors sworn and civilian personnel who retired in 2013. This is a private event. The media is invited to attend.