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VIPD Honor The Service And Sacrifice Of All Law Enforcement Officers And Recognition Of Thier Fallen Brothers And Sisters During Police Week

May 12, 2019

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.

This year National Police Week will be celebrated from May 12, 2019 to May 18, 2019.

Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week pay tribute to the local, State, and Federal law enforcement officers who serve and protect us with courage and dedication.

In the Territory, the Virgin Islands Police Department will be hosting various events to honor the service and sacrifice of all law enforcement officers and recognition of their fallen brothers and sister blue.

Acting police Commissioner Jason K. Marsh stated "as we celebrate the handwork of our officers and supporting staff, being a police officer is often stated as a thankless job, but I say Thank You and I Appreciate You.

At the same time, we must remember those that have given their lives protecting our community. Let us continue to embrace their families as our family.

In these times where we are the targets while we try to protect the members of this community, be mindful and careful of our surroundings because we like our community, have family members that love us and want us home safelyā€¯.

Territorial Activities and Events

ST. THOMAS - ST. JOHN

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - Mother's Day St. John peace concert - 5pm-until finish

Monday, May 13, 2019 - STT meet and greet Superior Court Yard - 7am-12pm

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - STJ Breakfast/Lunch meet and greet Jurgen Command - 8am-2pm

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - Parade STJ Jurgen Command, ending Cruz Bay - 10am-until finish

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Bags of Love Civilian Drive

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Kids Culinary Event Emancipation Garden - 8am-3pm

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -Peace Concert Emancipation Garden - 5pm-until finished

ST. CROIX

Monday, May 13, 2019 - Shooting competition, St. Croix marksman shooting range South Shore - 9am-until finished.

Carwash Competition, Patrick Sweeney

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Ancilmo Marshal Command Open House - 12:30pm - until finished

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - Grave Site Visitation, 7:30am.

Head Quarters Pavilion Candle Light Vigil 5pm at the Ann Abrahamson Pier

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Special operations Open House - 9:00am-until finished

Kickball ( Alicea Ballpark at Castle Coakley) 7:00 pm

Beer Chug Competition

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Wilbur Francis Command Open House - 12:30pm-until finished

Bowling at Tropical Bowling Alley - 7pm

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Ride, Run, Walk and Sprint Competition - 11:00 am

Race begins at Marshall Command on a bike to Pearl B Larsen school

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