President of Out to Protect Says Environment Improving for LGBT Police Officers

Greg Miraglia, President and CEO of Out to Protect, says the current state of affairs for LGBT law enforcement officers has changed for the better. Out to Protect’s mission is “to create a greater awareness of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender professionals working in law enforcement and to support those pursuing a law enforcement …

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In Honor of Pride Month, Museum Honors First Transgender DC Police Officer

Bonnie Nora Davenport O’Neal broke ground as the first transgender Washington, DC, police officer. Born Ormus W. Davenport III on Feb. 25, 1943, in Buffalo, NY, Officer Bonnie Davenport’s education and early career was robust.  An Air Force veteran, she studied at American University, the George Washington University, and earned a Doctor of Public Administration …

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Law Enforcement Caucus Held at National Law Enforcement Museum

U.S. Senate Law Enforcement Caucus at the National Law Enforcement Museum. U.S. Senate Law Enforcement Caucus titled: “Law Enforcement Safety and Wellness: Challenges in Policing and Enhancing Relationships” was held on Wednesday, June 8th at the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC.  The briefing, organized and co-chaired by U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Chris Coons, provided …

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2021 POLICE WEEKEND | RECAP

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund would like to thank our entire community for joining us last month for Police Weekend. More than 10,000 law enforcement officers, survivors of our fallen heroes, and supporters from around the country came to Washington, DC, to attend the Candlelight Vigil and other important events at the Memorial and Museum, and many thousands more participated virtually watching livestreams and lighting virtual candles.

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Named Honorary Chair of the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum’s 9/11 Exhibition

Admission is free for current and retired law enforcement officers until September 30 thanks to support from FirstNet®, Built with AT&T Washington, DC, (June 30, 2021)—The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce that Dermot Shea, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, will serve as Honorary Chair of the …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces April 2021 Officers of the Month

Fayetteville, GA Police Officers rescue two people from fiery car crash Washington, DC, (June 23, 2021)—The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce that the April 2021 Officers of the Month are Sergeant Michael Perry and Officer Maggie Murphy of the Fayetteville (GA) Police Department. These two officers were selected after …

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The Law Enforcement Community: A Network of Support for Lasting Change

Panel discussion planned for June 17 to discuss specific challenges for officers and pathways for safer communities Washington, DC, (June 14, 2021)—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will host a free,virtual event with goals of bridging communication gaps and improving coordination with community organizations regarding policing. The event will be held on June 17 …

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Brosnan Risk Consultants to Partner with Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund in Honoring American Law Enforcement

Commitment includes corporate partnership and support of National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Washington, DC, (June 2, 2021)—Brosnan Risk Consultants has partnered with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) to contribute to its mission in honoring American law enforcement. Founded in 1996 by Patrick J. Brosnan, Brosnan Risk Consultants is a full-service security …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces March 2021 Officers of the Month

Washington, DC, (May 26, 2021)—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEMM) is pleased to announce that the March 2021 Officers of the Month are Deputy Royce James, Volusia County (FL) Sheriff’s Department, and Officer Ron Craig, Lake Township (OH) Police Department. Following are accounts from each officer’s case. Volusia County Deputy rescues missing girl, …

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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Highlights Achievements With National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards

Agencies recognized at annual conference during National Police Week Washington, DC, (May 9, 2021)—For the seventh consecutive year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is highlighting agency-level achievements in the areas of officer safety and wellness as part of its Destination Zero Program. Established in 2014, the primary objective of the program is to …

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