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National Police Week 2009

National Police Week 2009
Honoring Those Who Serve


The FBI joins the nation in observing National Police Week from May 10-16, 2009. On this page, we will bring you—in words, photos, and videos—selected highlights of events related to the observance. Check back for coverage of additional activities.

5/13/09 - An overflowing crowd of families, friends, and co-workers of slain officers lit candles in their memory. 5/12/09 - Law enforcement officers rode for miles to pay tribute to their fallen comrades.

5/12/09 - Memorial service held honoring fallen special agents

5/12/09 - FBI Agent Sam Hicks’ name was etched into the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
5/11/09 - National Police Week video message from Director Mueller 5/11/09 - Preliminary Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed in 2008

Related FBI Field Office Press Releases
- Philadelphia, 05/12/09
- Chicago, 5/11/09

For more information on 2009 National Police Week activities, go to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial’s website.