Peace Officer's Memorial Day - Dickinson County (Iowa) Emergency Management
Dickinson County Courthouse, Spirit Lake, Iowa

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Peace Officer's Memorial Day
Sunday, May 15, 2022
by DCEM PIO

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. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice.