National Faith & Blue Weekend set to be ‘largest police-community engagement project in history’



By Police1 Staff

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — National civil rights organization MovementForward, Inc., along with nearly 25 major prominent national law enforcement groups, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, held a news conference today to announce National Faith & Blue Weekend, which is set for October 7-10.

According to event organizers, the mission of National Faith & Blue Weekendis to facilitate safer, stronger and more unified communities by directly facilitating collaborations between law enforcement officers and residents through the connections of local houses of worship.

Solutions-focused events will include forums and town halls, peace and unity walks/marches, picnics, athletic events, vigils, and other activities with the goal of fostering an environment of problem-solving, resolution and reconciliation.

This effort is co-convened by Atlanta-based MovementForward, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and is the largest police-community engagement project in history, according to event organizers.

Faith & Blue is sponsored by FirstNet, Built with AT&T and the Motorola Solutions Foundation.

For more information about or to learn how to get involved with the National Faith & Blue Weekend, visit, follow @FaithAndBlue on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.