National Peace Officers’ Appreciation Week 2016


2015 ProclamationThe National Peace Officers’ Appreciation Week is an effort to see the first week of October set aside nationally, as an annual celebration acknowledging the invaluable service that law enforcement officers and their families provide for our communities.

The Michiana celebration works to strengthen/ encourage officers and their families by featuring world-class speakers providing inspirational challenges to life and leadership, warrior competitions and an extremely unique family strengthening celebration to round out the week.

The 2016 National Peace Officers’ Appreciation Week events include the “Breaching the Barricade” Law Enforcement Conference (September 30) and the 22nd Annual Officer Appreciation Day (October 1). Click on the hyperlinks below for more details, to get event specific posters, secure lodging (mention Block 44688) to view pictures of previous event or watch the video showcasing this unique family event!

025We’re here to help you reach out/ encourage your co-workers in the law enforcement field. Please join us in getting the word out and bring someone with you… this is your hour to shine … we’ve all been put here for such a time as this!

Jim Bontrager

Senior Chaplain: Elkhart Police Department &

National Board Member: Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers



“Breaching the Barricade” Law Enforcement Conference Poster

2016 Officer Appreciation Day Poster

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