National Police Week events in Madison

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--National Police Week is May 14-20. The week is dedicated to honoring law enforcement and officers lost in the line of duty.

Tuesday afternoon an event at the Madison Police West District is giving people a chance to get to know the officers patrolling their neighborhoods.

Chief Mike Koval, and dogs with the MPD K-9 unit are expected to attend.

Residents on Madison's west side organized the event to give people an opportunity to show their appreciation for law enforcement.

This event is open to the public. There will be food and music. Festivities begin at 2:30.

On Friday, at the Capitol, police around the state will participate in the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.

The ceremony honors officers killed in the line of duty.

The ceremony is scheduled to begin at noon.

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