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Police Week Activities: May 14 through May 19


Police Week Activities: May 14 through May 19

The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) will commemorate National Police Week 2018 with events scheduled throughout next week beginning on Monday, May 14, 2018. 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 14

Mayor’s Proclamation Ceremony
Kahala Mall Center Court, 11 a.m.

The Honorable Kirk Caldwell will proclaim May 13 to 19, 2018, 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. Click here to view. The candlelight vigil and memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Rotunda. The public is invited to attend.

Wednesday, May 16

The 200 Club Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
Waialae Country Club, 7 a.m.

The Honolulu Police Officer of the Year, Police Supervisor of the Year, 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 17

HPD Service and Awards Ceremony
Neal S. Blaisdell Center Pikake Room, 10:30 a.m.

Honolulu Police Officer of the Year, Corporal of the Year, Sergeant of the Year, Detective of the Year, Lieutenant of the Year, Reserve Officer of the Year, Parent of the Year, Civilian Manager/Supervisor 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.