The following press release is via the United States Capitol Police.
Information on Street Closures, Prohibited Items
The 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. This ceremony honors law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty. The Roll Call of Heroes read during the ceremony will honor the 228 peace officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during calendar year 2018.
On Wednesday, May 15 beginning at 12:01 a.m., the streets listed below near the West Front of the Capitol will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking also will be restricted in these areas. These streets will re-open at 5 p.m.
Tour buses will be rerouted to Third Street SW/NW at Maryland Avenue, SW, and Third Street at Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, for drop off and pick up on Wednesday, May 15.
Law enforcement personnel planning to attend the Memorial Service should please note the following:
The following items will be prohibited from entering through the screening points:
Other items that may pose a threat to the security of the event as determined by and at the discretion of the security screeners.