U.S. Attorney’s Office in EDVA Commemorates National Police Week
ALEXANDRIA, VA (STL.News) In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Raj Parekh joins Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in recognizing the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year, the week is observed Sunday, May 9 through Saturday, May 15, 2021.
“This week is a time to honor our law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation,” said Attorney General Garland. “I am constantly inspired by the extraordinary courage and dedication with which members of law enforcement act each day, putting their lives on the line to make our communities safer. To members of law enforcement and your families: we know that not a single day, nor a single week, is enough to recognize your service and sacrifice. On behalf of the entire Department of Justice, you have our unwavering support and eternal gratitude.”
“The Eastern District of Virginia expresses its deep appreciation to the courageous women and men of law enforcement who serve on the front lines and put themselves in harm’s way to protect us and our loved ones, repeatedly sacrificing their safety to ensure ours,” said Acting U.S.