SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 02, 2012 09:00 ET

National Police Week Heads to Hotels in Downtown Washington, DC

Law Enforcement Officers Honor Those Who Have Fallen May 12th Through the 16th

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Apr 2, 2012) - From May 12th to May 16th, 2012, law enforcement officers from around the world will gather in this nation's capital for National Police Week, a week of events honoring those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown, among hotels near the Washington, DC Convention Center, is honored to host a number of room blocks for officers and survivors, and still has availability to accommodate other groups or individuals in town for the events.

National Police Week draws between 25,000 and 40,000 attendees from departments across the US and agencies around the globe. The week of events is open to all law enforcement personnel, and includes daily afternoon and evening receptions to bring together members of the community. Those staying at this hotel near the National Police Memorial can easily access the week's events, which kick off with the Jamboree, a day of police and fire charity football games, followed by an after-game celebration. The Candlelight Vigil and the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service are just two ways that fallen officers are honored, and the 2-day National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens help surviving family and coworkers learn about coping and grief. For a full rundown of events, visit the National Police Week website at

Those staying at this Washington Convention Center hotel during the week-long event will feel at home in spacious accommodations, outfitted with plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, and an upgraded bathroom. Before heading out for the day, sit down to a hearty complimentary breakfast, or get your energy going with a workout in the exercise room.

To learn more about the Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown, visit the hotel website at, where you can book group accommodations in Washington, DC, find packages and deals, get map and transportation information, and discover nearby dining and attractions.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown
Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown offers both business and leisure travelers a comfortable, convenient place to call home without breaking the bank. This renovated Convention Center hotel combines modern amenities and stylish design, and puts you steps away from Judiciary Square and Verizon Center, and close to the city's iconic attractions, including the National Mall, White House, US Capitol, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and the Smithsonian Museum. At the end of a long day, spacious accommodations and the comforts of home await. Rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding, an upgraded bathroom, and a spacious desk with digital plug-in. Those traveling with kids or friends will appreciate the extra space available in suites, which include a mini-fridge, microwave, and separate living and sitting area with a pullout sofa. Each morning, begin your day with complimentary breakfast, a workout in the exercise room, or a stroll through this hotel's vibrant Chinatown neighborhood. The metro station, just 2 blocks away, makes this downtown hotel a convenient choice for business and government guests, who have access to a 24-hour business center and can meet with colleagues and clients at the in-house Irish Channel, serving cocktails and classic pub grub.

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