During National Police Week, the Department of Homeland Security pays special tribute to the heroic law enforcement officers who lost their lives protecting us all. We honor them this week, yet we remember them always. We are forever indebted to those who serve and protect – those we have lost and those who continue to serve.
S&T is taking the lead in studying high-stress law enforcement interactions with the aim of developing best practices.
During Police Week, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf paid his respects to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last year by participating in the national candlelight vigil.
Each year during Police Week, we gather to pay tribute to our fallen law enforcement officers. May 15 is National Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day I personally hold near to my heart because it reflects the perseverance and very real sacrifice of law enforcement officers across America.
The 2020 National Police Week 5K was held virtually in compliance with the recommendations of the CDC and other public health organizations. Senior leaders throughout the Department of Homeland Security ran to show support for our law enforcement partners across the country.
DHS S&T shows its support through the research and development of knowledge products and devices that make law enforcement jobs safer, easier, or more effective.
DHS S&T will broadcast the Federal Protective Service (FPS) Wreath Laying ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 10 a.m. EDT to honor FPS fallen officers during Police Week 2019. All are welcome to watch the stream on the DHS S&T Periscope account @DHSSciTech.
Throughout the 2018 National Police Week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) honored law enforcement officers and their families for their service and sacrifice. In Washington and around the country, DHS has been involved in memorializing these heroes throughout the week.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke are joining police officers from across the nation in honoring fallen officers during the 2017 National Police Week. Secretary Kelly and Deputy Secretary Duke are participating in Police Week events to thank law enforcement officers and their families for their important role in keeping our nation safe.
Secretary Napolitano commemorated National Police Week by delivering remarks and joining U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Alan Bersin at the CBP Valor Memorial Ceremony - honoring the memory of fallen CBP Border Patrol Agents Cruz McGuire and Robert Rosas, and paying tribute to the DHS law enforcement personnel who serve the nation each day.