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News Release
May 29, 2003

2003 National Police Week

Image of DEA Bag Pipes. Special Agents David Barnett, Thomas Ollen, Matt Gordon, Peter O'Brien and Kevin Donnelly.
DEA Bag Pipes. Special Agents David Barnett, Thomas Ollen, Matt Gordon, Peter O'Brien and Kevin Donnelly.

During the month of May, the 2003 National Police Week was held in Washington, DC and the DEA Memorial Service was held in Arlington, VA. The Washington Division Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration supports both of these services which commemorates those who served and lost there lives, for the betterment of all of society. The 2003 National Police Week activities attended by DEA personnel included the 9th Annual Blue Mass, held at St. Patrick's Church; the 15th Annual Candlelight Vigil, held at the Memorial; the 8th Annual Emerald Society & Pipe Band March and Service, held at the Memorial, in Washington, DC and the DEA Headquarters, in Arlington, VA.

Image of-Front Row:  (Left to Right) Karen Tandy, Deputy Associate Attorney General; John P. Walters, Director of White House Office on National Drug Control Police (ONDCP); William B. Simpkins, Drug Enforcement Administration, Acting Administrator.
Front Row: (Left to Right) Karen Tandy, Deputy Associate Attorney General; John P. Walters, Director of White House Office on National Drug Control Police (ONDCP); William B. Simpkins, Drug Enforcement Administration, Acting Administrator.
Back Row: (Left to Right) DEA Bag Pipes Special Agents David Barnett, Thomas Ollen, Matt Gordon, Peter O'Brien and Kevin Donnelly.

Those officials attending either the 2003 National Police Week or the DEA Memorial Service included Ms. Karen Tandy, Deputy Associate Attorney General of the United States; Mr. John P. Walters, Director, White House Office on National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Mr. William B. Simpkins, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mr. RC Gamble, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the Washington Division Office for the Drug Enforcement Administration; Ms. Ava Cooper-Davis, the Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the Washington Division Office; Mr. Thomas Harrington, Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the Washington Division Office; and Mr. Kevin Foley, Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the Washington Division Office.

 

Acting Administrator William B. Simpkins.
DEA Bag Pipe Special Agent K. Donnelly.
Acting Administrator William B. Simpkins.
DEA Bag Pipe Special Agent K. Donnelly.
Front Row/Left to Right: Paul Washington, Donetta Spears, ASAC Ava Cooper-Davis, Laura Dicesare, James Benisek adn Larry Hornstein.
SAC RC Gamble
Front Row/Left to Right: Paul Washington, Donetta Spears, ASAC Ava Cooper-Davis, Laura Dicesare, James Benisek adn Larry Hornstein.
2nd Row/Left to Right: Scott Springer, SAC RC Gamble, Grayling Williams, ASAC Keven Foley and ASAC Thomas Harringan.
Top Left: Daniel Meyer; Top Right: David Gaona
SAC RC Gamble

 

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