Title 25
Holidays and Days of Special Observance

Chapter 2
Days of Special Observance

R.I. Gen. Laws § 25-2-12

§ 25-2-12. National Police Memorial Day and National Police Week.

(a) The fifteenth day of May in each and every year is established as a day for celebration of “National Police Memorial Day” to commemorate state and local police officers who have died in the line of duty.

(b) The calendar week containing May fifteenth in each year is designated as “National Police Week,” and is set apart as a period during which the state and its cities and towns may conduct appropriate exercises in honor of those men and women who have given their lives in the war against crime while protecting the lives and property of our citizens.

History of Section.
P.L. 1966, ch. 273, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 28, § 1.