Miami County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard members (from left) Deputy Justin Saling, Deputy Joe Ray, Deputy Jacob Bell, Sgt. Justin White and Detective Garrett Hall open the Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Wednesday, May 15, by raising the American flag. The service took place in front of the First Responders Memorial in Paola. May 12-18 is National Police Week (also known as National Law Enforcement Week), which was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. As part of the week, the president declared May 15 to be Peace Officers Memorial Day.