Precinct open houses, law enforcement memorial service part of National Police Week observance

In recognition of National Police Week May 14-20, each of the City’s police precincts is opening its doors and inviting neighbors to drop by to meet officers, crime prevention specialists and the precinct commander. Visitors can tour the stations; take a look at police squad cars and emergency equipment; watch demonstrations from the Bomb Squad, SWAT, Mounted Patrol and K9 units; and the Minneapolis Fire Department. You can also pick up crime prevention information and enjoy snacks.

Here is a calendar of events for the annual police week events beginning May 15:

2nd Precinct open house 
4-7 p.m. Monday, May 15
1911 Central Ave. NE.

1st Precinct open house 
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16
19 Fourth St. N.

3rd Precinct open house 
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 17
3000 Minnehaha Ave. S.

5th Precinct open house 
5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 17
3101 Nicollet Ave. S.

4th Precinct/Special Operations Center open house 
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 18
4119 Dupont Ave. N.

Annual law enforcement memorial ceremony

The annual memorial service for County and City police officers who lost their lives will be held on Monday, May 15, in the City Hall Rotunda. The memorial service, part of National Police Week, is designed to honor and remember those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the family members, friends and fellow officers they left behind. The ceremony is open to the public.

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, May 15
Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse Rotunda
350 S. Fifth St.

National Police Week, which was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. National Police Week occurs each year during the week May 15 falls in.


Published May 2, 2017



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