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The Journey of the NLEOMF Ambassador Memorial Wreath

The “Stand Watch for the Fallen” ceremony that takes place at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial during National Police Week in Washington, DC, is a solemn and poignant tradition for law enforcement officers from across the United States to gather to honor their fallen comrades.

Ambassador Highlight: October 2023

In September, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Ambassador Program proudly welcomed two distinguished new members to its ranks, expanding the program’s breadth and diversity.

Ambassador Highlight: September 2023

We’re thrilled to introduce a special spotlight on the recipient of the coveted Ambassador Impact Award from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). Join us as we delve into the remarkable journey and contributions of Bill Swank, the inaugural recipient of this esteemed award.

Ambassador Highlight

This month we have the honor of recognizing Captain Vincent Sinclair of the New York State Courts (NYSC). Vincent hails from a law enforcement family and has spent the past 18 years in various roles within the NYSC Department of Public Safety. The Department boasts a sworn force of approximately 4,000 uniformed peace officers and 2,500 non-uniformed peace officers.

The DEA Celebrates 50 Years: A Look into Our Collection 

On July 1, 1973, President Richard Nixon declared “an all-out global war on the drug menace” when he presented Congress with “Reorganization Plan No. 2” which included the proposition to develop a Federal Agency devoted to enforcing controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States. That federal agency is the Drug Enforcement Administration –

Ambassador Highlight

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Ambassador Program relies on a dedicated team of active and retired police officers and active dispatchers from around the country. Ambassadors represent those men and women who understand the significance of the Memorial and what it stands for. This month we recognize retired Fishers Indiana Police Officer, Robert Bowling, who is using his experience and passion as a writer to help promote our Mission.

The National Law Enforcement Museum Recognizes Pride Month!

(Two Officers from the DC Metropolitan Police Department during the Capital Pride Parade, Oxley Photography for Capital Pride Parade, 6-10-2023) In recognition of Pride Month, the National Law Enforcement Museum has launched two initiatives that will introduce audiences to the history of LGBTQIA+ officers in law enforcement. First, we published our newest digital exhibit Experience

Ambassador Highlight

Anthony Tantillo set out on his law enforcement journey more than 20 years ago when he joined the Connecticut State Police Explorer program. Inspired by what the program offered, he joined through his local Resident State Trooper’s Office in Tolland, CT.