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Mar 03 2017

POLC/GELC Spring Steward Seminar - West Side

A free POLC/GELC Steward Labor Seminar is being held on the West Side of the state from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kosciuszko Hall, 935 Park Street, SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. This seminar will include information on health care, supplemental insurance, pension, steward responsibilities, Garrity, interviews, union representation, legal updates, critical incidents, FMLA, and financial strategies. To register, call Cindy at the POLC/GELC office at (248) 524-3200 or e-mail your name, department and t-shirt size to polc@aol.com

 

Mar 22 2017

POLC/GELC Spring Steward Seminar - East Side

A free POLC/GELC Steward Labor Seminar is being held on the East Side of the state from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warren F.O.P. Hall, 11304 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48093. The seminar will include information on health care, pension, steward responsibilities, Garrity, interviews, union representation, legal updates, critical incidents, FMLA, and financial strategies. To register, call Cindy at the POLC/GELC office at (248) 524-3200 or e-mail your name, department and t-shirt size to polc@aol.com

Sep 20 2017

SAVE THE DATES! New conference location, dates

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The 2017 POLC/GELC annual conference is changing locations and dates. The conference will be held Sept. 20-22, 2017 at Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N. US 31 South, Traverse City, MI.

 

Past Events

Aug 24 2016

2016 POLC/GELC Conference

The 2016 POLC/GELC Conference will be held Aug. 24-26 in Traverse City. Relax and enjoy discounted rooms at Traverse City West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort within walking distance of downtown Traverse City. Attendees are welcome to attend a Cocktails on the Beach Reception and a Libation Tour or Golf Outing. Click here for more details. Call Nancy Ciccone at the POLC office with any questions and to register for events at (248) 524-3200.

Jul 09 2016

Gilda’s Run – Grand Rapids – Charity

This Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run supports Gilda’s Club – Grand Rapids. Gilda’s Club assists and offers free emotional and social support for cancer patients, their family members and friends. Gildas-BikersLRGilda’s Run is followed by pig roast beginning and ending at Kosciuszko Hall, 935 Park SW, Grand Rapids, MI.
Contact: Will Keiser (616) 648-3551 or klink132@comcast.net

May 17 2016

NCIS/HQMC Wreath Laying Ceremony

10-11 a.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, enter via F Street NW. Contact Cheryl Seesman at cheryl.seesman@ncis.navy.mil or (571) 305-9065.

May 16 2016

National Police Survivors’ Conference (Day 2)

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 1767 King St., Alexandria, VA. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org or call (573) 346-4911. www.nationalcops.org

May 16 2016

C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Day 2)

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 1767 King St., Alexandria, VA. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org or call (573) 346-4911. www.nationalcops.org

May 15 2016

Shomrim Society Memorial Service

9 a.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Contact Chief Jay Gruber (202) 500-8647.

May 15 2016

35th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Services

11 a.m. West Front, U.S. Capitol. www.policeweek.org or contact Andy Maybo at amaybo@dc-fop.org or Linda Hennie at 1shennie@aol.com

May 15 2016

FOP/FOPA Wreath Laying Ceremony

Immediately following Memorial Service at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, F Street, NW between Fourth and Fifth Streets. www.policeweek.org or contact Andy Maybo at amaybo@dc-fop.org or Linda Hennie at 1shennie@aol.com

May 14 2016

23rd Annual NAPO TOP COPS Awards Banquet

6:30 p.m. JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Contact Elizabeth Loranger at (703) 549-0775 or info@napo.org or visit www.napo.org

May 14 2016

10th Annual National Police Week 5k

9-11 a.m. 400 F St. NW, 4th St. and F St. NW.  www.nationalpoliceweek5k.com

May 14 2016

Standing Watch for the Fallen Flag Ceremony

3 p.m. Presentation of state and departmental flags, commencing the honor guard rotations. After the ceremony, honor guard teams will stand vigil at the center medallion of the Memorial with the ceremonial wreath until midnight when Taps will be played as the Memorial’s flags are lowered to half-staff. Contact Brian Lacey, brian@nleomf.org or (202) 737-7138 or Kaitlin Gilbride, kgilbride@nleomf.org or (202) 737-8528.

May 14 2016

22nd Annual Emerald Society & Pipeband March and Service

5 p.m. assemble at New Jersey Avenue and F Street, NW. Begin March to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at 6 p.m. Contact Joseph J. Keenan at (732) 754-7051. www.nclees.org

May 14 2016

National Police Survivors’ Conference (Day 1)

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 1767 King St., Alexandria, VA. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org or call (573) 346-4911. www.nationalcops.org

May 14 2016

C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens (Day 1 of 2)

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 1767 King St., Alexandria, VA. Advanced registration required. Email cops@nationalcops.org or call (573) 346-4911. www.nationalcops.org

May 14 2016

15th Annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Grant Statue on west side of U.S. Capitol. Email Ken Roske at policeweekhg@aol.com or visit www.policeweekhonorguard.com

May 14 2016

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Depart 8:30 a.m. May 12 from Philadelphia Navy Yard with arrival at noon May 14 at the center of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial off of F Street. Run to honor fallen officers. Contact Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626.

May 13 2016

National Police Challenge 50K Relay

8:15-11:30 a.m. U.S. Secret Service Training Center, Laurel, MD. Proceeds benefits Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and H.E.R.O.E.S. Contact Dierdre Henry, Race Director at Dierdre.Henry@npc50.org or visit www.npc50.org/race/

May 13 2016

Annual Candlelight Vigil

8 p.m. on the National Mall, located at Jefferson and 4th Streets, North West. (Four blocks west of the U.S. Capitol building.) (202) 737-3400. A reading of the newly engraved names immediately follows ceremony.

May 12 2016

Philly to D.C. Memorial Run

Run to honor fallen officers departs 8:30 a.m. from Philadelphia Navy Yard. Arrival at noon May 14 at the center of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial off of F Street NW. Contact Jim Harrity at (610) 633-2685 or Tim Hoagland at (609) 929-1626.

May 12 2016

NAPO Legislative Seminar

9 a.m. JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Advanced registration. Contact Elizabeth Loranger at eloranger@napo.org or (703) 549-0775.

May 12 2016

Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony

2 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, E Street between 4th & 5th St, NW Washington D.C. Email Jimmy Waldron at info@policeunitytour.com or visit www.policeunitytour.com

May 10 2016

National Police Week Retail Center

May 10–16: Retail Center opens 10 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday-Monday, 309 E Street (Corner of 4th and E Streets, NW – Fellowship Hall of First Trinity Lutheran Church), one block from the Memorial. www.nleomf.org/programs/policeweek/

May 09 2016

37th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service

11 a.m. in front of the Memorial Fountain, 300 Indiana Ave., NW. Those interested in volunteering or attending the service, email Patty Sucato at psucato@dc-fop.org.

May 08 2016

21st Annual Law Ride & Wreath Laying Ceremony

Line up begins at 8 a.m. with kick stands up at 10 a.m. from RFK Stadium parking lot #8, 19th and East Capitol St., NE to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for wreath laying and presentations 11 a.m. www.lawride.com or email JD Perkins at jdpbk1@yahoo.com

May 07 2016

Corrections 25th Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

10 a.m.-noon at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Honoring Corrections Personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Ceremony followed by an Honor Guard Competition. www.mwcog.org or call (202) 962-3200.

May 03 2016

21st Annual Blue Mass

12:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, NW (10th & G Streets). Call (202) 347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org/bluemass.shtml

May 02 2016

23rd Annual Michigan Peace Officers’ Candlelight Memorial Service

7 p.m. east steps of Lansing State Capitol, 100 North Capitol Avenue. Contact Denise Scarbrough, Michigan Concerns of Police Survivors President at (877) 464-2677 or email survivor@micops.org

Mar 11 2016

Below 100 Free Officer Safety Training - West Side

The POLC in conjunction with Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) hosted a FREE seminar in an effort to save officers lives in the line of duty. Below 100, an officer safety training seminar, took place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the west side of Michigan at Grand Rapids FOP Lodge 97, located at 1753 Alpine Ave., NW in Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

Click here for more information or contact Cindy at the POLC office by email at polc@aol.com or phone at (248) 524-3200.

Feb 10 2016

Below 100 Free Officer Safety Training - East Side

The POLC in conjunction with Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) hosted a FREE seminar in an effort to save officers lives in the line of duty. Below 100, an officer safety training seminar, was held at Warren FOP Hall, 11304 14 Mile Road in Warren, MI 48093.

Click here for more information. For more information, contact Cindy at the POLC office by email at polc@aol.com or phone at (248) 524-3200.