U.S. Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Police Department will commemorate and honor the past and present men and women who have answered the call to protect and serve the Virgin Islands community during the Police Week celebrations.
Police Week is recognized nationally. “National Police Week offers honor, remembrance, and peer support, while allowing law enforcement, survivors, and citizens to gather and pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.”,
according to the National Police Week website.
On St. Thomas, Police Week will be held from May 12-21, 2023 and on St. Croix from May 15-20, 2023.
The schedules are follows:
Friday, May 12, 2023Crowning Reception of Mr. & Miss Law Enforcement @ Catherine Berge @ 7:00p.m.-11:00p.m.
Saturday, May 13, 2023Firearms Competition “Who’s On Target” @ Bovoni Range @ 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.Drawing of the Mother’s Day Raffle @ Bovoni Range @12:00p.m.-1:00p.m.
Sunday, May 14, 2023Presenting Gift Baskets to the Mothers in VIPD
Monday, May 15, 2023National Police Memorial Day
Law Enforcement Parade & Laying of the Wreath @ 3:00p.m.-until
Starts @ Griffith Park on Veteran’s Dr. area to Alexander Farrelly Justice ComplexShort Memorial Program @ Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Complex Courtyard @6:00p.m.- until
Tuesday, May 16, 2023Open House @ All Police Zones @10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023Career Day on St. John (Kindergarten thru 4th Grade) from 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.Costume Karaoke Fun Night & Battle of the VIPD DJs @ Kartion Racing, Estate Thomas @ 7:00p.m. - until
Thursday, May 18, 2023Career Day on St. Thomas (Kindergarten thru 4th Grade) @ Joseph Aubain Ball Park, Frenchtown from 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.LEO Game Night @ Joseph Aubain Ball Park, Frenchtown) @ 8:00p.m. – until
Friday, May 19, 2023“Funky Fly & Fresh” Old School 70’s Night Aboard the Kon Tiki w/ Spectrum & DJ Nick @ 7:00p.m. – until (LEOS ONLY)
Sunday, May 21, 2023Ride Out (Motorcycles/Convertibles/Bugs) @ 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. (LEOS ONLY) Start @ Fort Christian Parking Lot & Ends @ Magen’s Bay BeachFamily Beach Day @ 1:00p.m. – until @ Magen’s
Bay Beach (Shed #1)
Monday, May 15, 2023MOTORCADE to GRAVESITE VISITS – Line up at 7:00a.m. @ Patrick Sweeney Headquarters Parking lotPEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL CEREMONY @ 10:00a.m. @ the Police PavilionCANDLELIGHT VIGIL @ Ann
Abrahamson Marine Facility @ 6:00p.m.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023ANCILMO MARSHALL COMMAND OPEN HOUSE @ 11:00a.m.NIGHT of BOWLING (VIPD vs AG’s Office) @ 6:00p.m.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023SPECIAL OPERATIONS BUREAU OPEN HOUSE (Breakfast) @ K9 BuildingKICKBALL GAME @ 6:00p.m. @ Castle Coakley Softball Field
Thursday, May 18, 2023REMINISCING with the RETIREES @ Police Pavilion @ 6:00p.m.
Friday, May 19, 2023WILBUR FRANCIS COMMAND OPEN HOUSE @ 11:00a.m.SOFTBALL GAME @ 6:00p.m. @ Castle Coakley Ballpark
Saturday, May 20, 2023ANNUAL PIG ROAST hosted by CIB & Altona Lagoon @ 11:00a.m.