National Police Week kicks off May 12 – 18

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2019’s National Police Week began on May 12 and continues to May 18. 

As a part of National Police Week, four Chicago police officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 were honored in Washington, D.C. 

Related: 371 law enforcement officers names being added to national memorial

A wreath for them was laid at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Fallen officers were also honored by the Police Unity Tour – a bicycle and motorcycle ride. The ride ended at the National Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington. 

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