Cardinal Donald Wuerl led the Blue Mass ceremony, kicking off National Police Week.
May 7, 2013U.S. Capitol Police Officer Jerry Buhaj, who commands the force’s ceremonial unit, listens to Blue Mass services from the foyer of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Washington. Cardinal Donald Wuerl led the Blue Mass ceremony that honors first responders in law enforcement and public safety and remembers those who died in the line of duty. It kicks off National Police Week, in which federal, state and local law enforcement officials from across the country converge on the area.Linda Davidson/The Washington Post