How El Pasoans can honor fallen police officers this week

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department is hosting several events this Police Week to honor the community’s fallen officers.

According to a news release, Police Week is held across the country during the week of May 15 every year. It has been observed since 1962.

Below is the schedule of El Paso Police Week events:

Tuesday, May 14 

  • Police Week Proclamation
  • City Hall
  • 9 a.m.

Wednesday, May 15

  • Blue Light Vigil
  • Chamizal National Memorial
  • 7:45 p.m.

Friday, May 17

  • Police Memorial Ceremony
  • Chuck Heinrich Park (11055 Officer Andrew Barcena)
  • 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 18

  • El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association Fallen Officers Memorial Run
  • Marco‚Äôs Pizza (7560 Cimarron Park)
  • 8:00 a.m.

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