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United States Capitol Police

Protect and Secure Congress

33rd Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service

May 13, 2014
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 May 13, 2014
(202) 224-1677 / email:  

The 33rd Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 15, 2014. This ceremony honors the law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty during 2013.

Street Closures & Bus Restrictions:

On Thursday, May 15, the streets listed below near the West Front of the Capitol will be closed to vehicular traffic:

  • First Street SW/NW between Independence and Constitution Avenues
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from First Street, NW to Third Street, NW
  • Maryland Avenue, SW from First Street to Third Street

Tour buses will be rerouted to Third Street, SW / NW for drop off and pick up on Thursday, May 15.

If there are any questions about these events or our security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.


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  Prepared by:
  Lieutenant Kimberly Schneider
  Public Information Officer
  United States Capitol Police


About the U.S. Capitol Police:

The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) is comprised of over 2,000 sworn and civilian employees. The USCP is the sole federal law enforcement agency in the Legislative branch of government whose mission it is to protect the Congress, its legislative processes, Members, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, or terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional responsibilities in a safe and open environment.