Items tagged: national police week

Join Champaign Police in Recognizing Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week 2017

The Champaign Police Department invites our citizens and community partners to join us in paying tribute to our men and women of law enforcement. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Every year […]

The Champaign Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Each May during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County join the nation in honoring men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty. On May 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., Champaign Police […]