KMC hosts 2007 National Police Week

National Police Week was first signed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, and amended by the 103rd Congress as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994.

President Bill Clinton signed Public Law 103-322 which directs that the flag of the United States on all government buildings be displayed at half-staff on May 15, National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. KMC police have scheduled events in celebration of National Police Week.


• 8 to 10 a.m., National Police Week Memorial breakfast, Ramstein Officers’ Club, Suite 4. Service dress (with black tape optional). Cost for club members is $9.95 and non-members pay $10.95.

• 10 to 11 a.m., National Police Week wreath laying ceremony, outside Ramstein Officers’ Club


• 1 to 5:30 p.m., Police Week Shotgun Golf Tournament, Ramstein Golf Course

May 18:

 • 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Police Week Ice Breaker, “Getting to know the combined KMC police” at the British Café, Bldg. 539 on Ramstein

May 19:

 • 10 to 11 a.m., National Police Week Parade, from Ramstein
Military Housing to Base Exchange

• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., National Police Week Static Displays features weapons, equipment, and demonstrations, at the Ramstein BX parking lot

For more information about National  Police Week events, e-mail