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National Police Week 2015

Published 4:04 PM ET, Mon May 11, 2015
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Honor guard members from the U.S. Capitol Police salute during the Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service, which was held outside of D.C. Police headquarters on Monday, May 11. The event honored deceased local law enforcement officers. National Police Week runs through Saturday, May 16. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine speaks about Sgt. Clinton J. Holtz during the May 11 memorial service. Holtz died in January 2014. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images
Washington Archbishop Donald Wuerl, right, watches an honor guard march to St. Patrick's Catholic Church for the annual Blue Mass in Washington on Tuesday, May 5. The Blue Mass is held at the start of National Police Week. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
The procession arrives at the annual Blue Mass on May 5. Law enforcement representatives gathered to continue the tradition of congregating annually "to pray for their comrades who fell in the line of duty." Alex Wong/Getty Images
Law enforcement representatives attend the Blue Mass on May 5. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Taps is played during the Mass on May 5. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Police officers take communion during the Mass on May 5. Alex Wong/Getty Images
A police hat is placed on a column during the Mass. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Members of the color guard exit St. Patrick's Catholic Church on May 5. Alex Wong/Getty Images