Phone: 360-790-7445
Honor Guard Exhibition and Pipe & Drum Band Demonstration
Updated On: May 03, 2019

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2019

National Honor Guard Exhibition and Pipe & Drum Demonstration slated for Police Week 2019

Over 20 local, state and federal agencies scheduled to give a free public perform on National Mall


The 2019 National Honor Guard Exhibition and Pipe & Drum Demonstration will celebrate its 17thyear by welcoming law enforcement Honor Guard and Pipe and Drum bands from over 20 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.  The annual exhibition began as a vision by former Fraternal Order of Police National President Steve Young and upon his passing in January 2003 the first annual event was held in his honor in May of 2003.  Considered the “best of the best” these teams will perform on May 14thon the National Mall as part of Police Week 2019.  Over 1,500 visitors will attend the exhibition and demonstration throughout the day.  Police Week draws over 40,000 visitors annually.


The National Honor Guard Exhibition and Pipe & Drum Band Demonstration provides an opportunity for law enforcement organizations to perform ceremonious and patriotic tributes for public viewing. These teams are a highly dedicated group of law enforcement officers that represent agencies from all across this nation and Canada. They converge on the Nation’s Capital every year for National Police Week, where peace officers are honored for their dedicated service to the protection of our communities. 


  • Tuesday, May 14th
  • Demonstrations Begin: 8:00 am/Demonstrations End: 3:30pm
  • Awards Ceremony – Approximately 30 minutes after final performance 
  • See included performance schedule.  Best time to attend 11:00 to 3:30 pm


  • Lynnette Buffington, Executive DirectorWashington State Fraternal Order of Police
  • 360-790-7445/


West front of the United States Capitol. Immediately off of 3rdAve. adjacent to Capitol Reflection Pool. West of Ulysses S. Grant Memorial.


  • U.S. Congressional members
  • 24 local, state and federal agency’s law enforcement Honor Guard and Pipe & Drum Teams
  • Organizer - Washington State Fraternal Order of Police/Partner - Minnesota State Fraternal Order of Police


Event is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.policeweekhonorguard.comor find us on Facebook at Police Week Honor Guard

Event and Team Schedule

Honor Guards

8:15 AM Customs and Border Protection - Field Operations

8:30 AM Washington State Patrol

9:00 AM San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, CA

10:30 AM U.S. Capitol Police

11:00 AM Chicago Police Department

11:30 AM Oklahoma Department of Corrections

12:30 PM Metro Nashville Police Department, TN

1:30 PM U.S. Border Patrol

2:00 PM Union Township Police, OH

2:30 PM Spartanburg County Sheriff Office, SC

3:00 PM Greene County Sheriff's Office, MO

3:30 PM U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Pipe Bands 

9:00 AM US Coast Guard Pipe Band

9:30 AM San Jose Police Emerald Society 

10:00 AM Pipes and Drums of the Chicago Police Department

10:30 AM U.S. Border Patrol Pipes & Drum

11:15 AM Fort Worth Police Pipes and Drums Band

11:30 AM Newport News Police Pipes & Drums

12:00 PM U.S. Customs and Border Protection

12:15 PM Seattle Police Pipes and Drums

12:45 PM Los Angeles Police Emerald Society Pipes and Drums

1:00 PM Wake and District Public Safety Pipes and Drums

1:30 PM Texas Department of Public Safety Pipe and Drum Corps


Contact Info
Washington State Fraternal Order of Police
PO Box 1702
Tacoma, WA 98401

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