National Law Enforcement Week
May 14 - 20, 2023
On May 9, the Washington County Board of Commissioners recognized National Law Enforcement Week and Law Enforcement Day. May 14 - 20, 2023, and Law Enforcement Memorial Day, May 15, 2023.
National Law Enforcement Week will be recognized from May 14-May 20, 2023. The county extends its appreciation to the dedicated law enforcement community for the vital contribution it makes to public safety for the well-being of county residents.
A Law Enforcement Memorial Day Service took place on May 15, 2023 to honor and remember all those who have died in the line of duty.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15, and the week in which it falls, as a week for all law enforcement. The week is about honor, gratitude, remembrance, and support.