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May 22, 2019 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives honoring the distinguished service of U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa, following his retirement after 34 years of service in law enforcement:  

May 21, 2019 Press Release
Know Before You Go: Information on the Concert, Rehearsal, Prohibited Items, and Street Closures

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, the annual National Memorial Day Concert will be broadcast live from the West Front of the United States Capitol. This year’s event marks the 30th anniversary broadcast of the concert. The program honors our servicemen and women, their families, and all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  

May 8, 2019 Press Release
Details on Street Closures & Prohibited Items; Information for Law Enforcement Personnel

The 38th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.  This ceremony honors law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.  The Roll Call of Heroes read during the ceremony will honor the 228 peace officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during calendar year 2018.

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