The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced virtual events to honor law enforcement during National Police Week 2020, May 10-16, 2020, and that 2019 officers, who died in the line of duty, will also be traditionally honored in 2021.

Register here for the Virtual Candlelight Vigil at 8 p.m. ET May 13, which will take the place of the 32nd Annual Candlelight Vigil traditionally held in Washington DC. The Virtual Candlelight Vigil will formally dedicate the names of 307 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and those who died earlier in history, who have not yet been recognized.

The vigil, which will include special remarks by more than 50 guests, will be broadcast via Verizon Media’s BUILD by Yahoo series and on its social platforms Facebook and Twitter, @VZUpToSpeed, as well as on and the Memorial’s YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter platforms. Those tuning into the vigil can also visit a web app to view the full list of fallen officers, with their name, rank and photo.

A virtual Memory Board video/watch party will be hosted by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) at 7 p.m. May 14. Fraternal Order of Police will host a Memorial Video Event on May 15.

Additionally, NLEOMF annouced that the organizations who plan the main events of National Police Week will be honoring 2019 and 2020 officers who died in line of duty during 2021 National Police Week. This decision was made so all surviving family members and co-workers have the opportunity to honor the fallen in Washington DC.