JBLE observes National Police Week

Tim Macleod, ceremonial bagpipes player, performs during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018.

Tim Macleod, ceremonial bagpipes player, performs during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018. National Police week honors all military and civilian law enforcement including the officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Grabowski, 633rd Security Forces Squadron assistant operations officer, leads a formation during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018.

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Grabowski, 633rd Security Forces Squadron assistant operations officer, leads a formation during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87- 726 designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force 633rd Security Forces Squadron Airmen, fire blank rounds during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018.

U.S. Air Force 633rd Security Forces Squadron Airmen, fire blank rounds during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018. The 633rd SFS fired the rounds to honor the military and civilian law enforcement officers who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

Cindy, 633rd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, runs after a decoy during a Military Working Dog Demonstration at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018.

Cindy, 633rd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, runs after a decoy during a Military Working Dog Demonstration at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2018. The 633rd SFS hosted other events during the week including a Defenders Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Dzajic Martinez, 633rd Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, low crawls during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Dzajic Martinez, 633rd Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, low crawls during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Police Week is honored nationally to pay respects to both military and civilian law enforcement officers who have fallen in service to the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aaron Vanley, 633rd Security Forces Squadron unit trainer, lists off a series of items during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aaron Vanley, 633rd Security Forces Squadron unit trainer, lists off a series of items during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Individuals were tasked to memorize specific items at the beginning of the event and had to list as many as they could after they completed the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

A U.S. Air Force Airman completes a lap during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.

A U.S. Air Force Airman completes a lap during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Members participated in many different physically demanding stations that tested both patience and teamwork. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brooklyn Barrick, 633rd Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brooklyn Barrick, 633rd Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Police Week is observed nationally to pay respects to both military and civilian law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

From left, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alisha Smith, 633rd Medical Support Squadron commander, and Maj. Scott Black, 633rd MDSS nutritional medicine flight commander, compete in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.

From left, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alisha Smith, 633rd Medical Support Squadron commander, and Maj. Scott Black, 633rd MDSS nutritional medicine flight commander, compete in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. During the week, a Military Working Dog demonstration and other events took place to honor the men and women who have served in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Danielle Lyle, 633rd Medical Support Staff command support staff flight chief, competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Danielle Lyle, 633rd Medical Support Staff command support staff flight chief, competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726, designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alisha Smith, 633rd Medical Support Squadron commander, low crawls during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alisha Smith, 633rd Medical Support Squadron commander, low crawls during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. During the week, a Military Working Dog demonstration and other events took place to honor the men and women who have served in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

The 633rd Medical Support Squadron team pushes a humvee during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.
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The 633rd Medical Support Squadron team pushes a humvee during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. The Humvee push was one of several stations that tested the participants’ mental and physical strength. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, run during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, run during the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Each station tested the participant’s ability to work as a team and persevere through tough obstacles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

Spectators and competing teams look on as the 633rd Medical Support Squadron team competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018.
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Spectators and competing teams look on as the 633rd Medical Support Squadron team competes in the National Police Week Defenders’ Challenge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2018. Police Week memorializes law enforcement officers who laid-down their lives in service to the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. --

The 633rd Security Forces Squadron hosted National Police Week at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, from May 14-16, 2018.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726, designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. Police Week memorializes law enforcement officers who laid-down their lives in service to the nation.

Members of the 633rd SFS hosted various events, including an opening ceremony, Defenders Challenge and Military Working Dog demonstration to pay their respects to their fallen brothers and sisters.