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S.Res. 173 (115th): A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2017, as “National Police Week”.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 18, 2017.

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates the week of May 15-May 21, 2017, as National Police Week.

Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States for their efforts to build safer and more secure communities.

Recognizes: (1) the need to ensure that law enforcement officers have the equipment, training, and resources necessary to protect their health and safety; and (2) the members of the law enforcement community for their selfless acts of bravery.

Honors and remembers law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Expresses condolences to the loved ones of each law enforcement officer who has made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.