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Police Week Activities: May 15 through May 20


The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) will commemorate National Police Week 2017 with events scheduled throughout next week beginning on Monday, May 15, 2017. Police Week is observed across 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 15
Mayor’s Proclamation Ceremony
Tamarind Park, 12 p.m.
The Honorable Kirk Caldwell will proclaim May 15 to 20, 2017, as Police Week in the City & County of Honolulu. The public is invited to attend.

Remembrance Walk and Memorial Service for Fallen Officers
Sister Roberta Derby Park, 6 p.m.
Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda, 6:30 p.m.
A remembrance walk will begin at the HPD’s 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 fallen officers’ names are listed on the HPD's Roll of Honor at: www.honolulupd.org. The candlelight vigil and memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Rotunda. The public is invited to attend.

Wednesday, May 17
The 200 Club Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
Waialae Country Club, 7 a.m.
The Honolulu Police Officer of the Year, Police Parent of the Year, Civilian Employee of the Year, and Citizenship Award will be announced. This is a private event. The media is invited to attend.

Thursday, May 18
HPD Service and Awards Ceremony
Neal S. Blaisdell Center Pikake Room, 10 a.m.
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 honored. HPD employees with 25, 35, and 45 years of service to the city will also be recognized. The public is invited to attend.