National Police Memorial Day

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Blue lights, check. Honoring uniform, check. Boundless respect, double check! Welcome to a day of remembrance that’s the very definition of 'Protect and Serve', National Police Memorial Day! On this day, we commemorate those brave officers who went above and beyond the call of duty. Let’s dive in, all sirens blazing.

When is Police Memorial Day?

It's national police memorial day on the 27th September.

A Day to Remember Our Heroes

Our trusty internet data tells us that mentions of National Police Memorial Day soared to a record high on 27 September 2020 with 16982 online shout-outs. Yes, we kept count. Notably, while this isn't a day for party poppers and cake, it's a day for remembrance, awareness, and heartfelt gratitude towards those who put themselves on the line for our wellbeing.

The Origins

Although not an official 'fun' event on our calendar, this deep-rooted national day of respect is far-reaching. It's a day that shows our collective care for the brave security forces that strive hard 24/7 to defend our beloved neighbourhoods from cookies thieves and real baddies alike.

The Significance of 27th September

Hovering over the calendars on our site, you'll notice an uptick in activity around the date of 27th September. While we haven't quite cracked why this particular date suggests a wave of remembrance, it could be due to the annual service of remembrance held on the last Sunday of September each year in the UK, which often sparks global participation and broad sharing on social media platforms.

Did you know?

Did you know that the first recorded police force was established in 1667 by French king Louis XIV? No donuts back then!


Awareness Remembrance Honor Police Police Memorial Day

First identified

23rd April 2015

Most mentioned on

27th September 2020

Total mentions


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