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A resolution designating the week of May 12 through May...

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A resolution designating the week of May 12 through May 18, 2019, as "National Police Week".

This resolution designates the week of May12-May18, 2019, as National Police Week.
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05/14/19

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Introduced in Senate

Date: May 14, 2019

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116.SRES.209
Subject:
Crime and Law Enforcement
Designating the week of May 12 through May 18, 2019, as "National Police Week".
Date: May 14, 2019 Official Title: Designating the week of May 12 through May 18, 2019, as Whereas Federal, State, local, and Tribal police officers, sheriffs, and other law enforcement officers across the United States serve with valor, dignity, and integrity; Whereas law enforcement officers are charged with
  • (1) pursuing justice for all individuals; and
  • (2) performing the duties of a law enforcement officer with fidelity to the constitutional and civil rights of the public the officers serve; Whereas law enforcement officers swear an oath to uphold the public trust even though, through the performance of the duties of a law enforcement officer, the officers may become targets for senseless acts of violence; Whereas, in 1962, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy signed () (referred to in this preamble as the "Joint Resolution"), which authorizes the President to proclaim May 15 of every year as Peace Officers Memorial Day in honor of the Federal, State, and local officers who have been killed, disabled, or otherwise injured in the line of duty; Whereas the Joint Resolution also authorizes the President to designate the week in which Peace Officers Memorial Day falls as National Police Week; Whereas the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, dedicated on October 15, 1991, is the national monument to honor those law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty; Whereas the 38th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service honors the 159 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2018, including
  • (1) William H. Allee;
  • (2) Michael J. Anson;
  • (3) Christopher T. Bacon;
  • (4) Daniel S. Baker;
  • (5) Thomas J. Barnitt;
  • (6) Mark J. Baserman;
  • (7) Paul R. Bauer;
  • (8) Steven Belanger;