2021 Was Deadliest Year for Law Enforcement Officers in History

National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund reports fatalities increased 55% in 2021 over 2020, with Covid-19 fatalities the leading cause of officer deaths WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2022) – The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2021 increased 55% over the previous year, according to preliminary data provided …

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National Law Enforcement Museum Announces Free Admission for Law Enforcement on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 5, 2022) – The National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., is offering free admission to all active and retired law enforcement officers and their guests on January 9 for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The Museum houses several immersive and interactive exhibits, including its latest exhibit, “Post-9/11: The Evolution of American Law …

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National Law Enforcement Museum Announces 2021 Extended Holiday Hours

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2021) – The National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., is offering extended hours for a safe and exciting way to create holiday memories with loved ones. Usually open to the public only Thursdays through Sundays, the Museum will be open Monday, December 26, through Friday, December 31, from 10 a.m. until 5 …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces November 2021 Officer of the Month

Flagler County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy rescued a young boy from burning home. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce the November 2021 Officer of the Month, K-9 Deputy First Class (DFC) Marcus Dawson of the Flagler County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office. Dawson successfully …

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Serving with Duty, Honor and Respect.

After decades of service, Chief Patrick Montuore steps down as Executive Director of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2021) — To everything there is a season, and after nearly three decades of service, a new season is emerging for retired Florham Park, N.J., police chief, Patrick Montuore. On October 31, …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces October 2021 Officer of the Month

Ewing (NJ) Police Officer rescued trapped woman from rapid Hurricane Ida floodwaters. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce the October 2021 Officer of the Month is Justin Quinlan of the Ewing Police Department (N.J.). Officer Quinlan rescued a woman from severe floodwaters caused …

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National Law Enforcement Museum to Host Program on Officer Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress | Part I: HOPE

Part I of program series, Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together, to be held November 15-17. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2021) – As part of its special two-part program, “Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together,” the National Law Enforcement Museum will host a free, virtual series of one-on-one interviews, spanning three consecutive nights on the …

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National Law Enforcement Museum to Host Program on Officer Trauma and Post-Traumatic stress

Program series, Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together, to be held November 15 – 17. WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2021) – The National Law Enforcement Museum (NLEM) will host a free, two-part virtual program titled “Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together,” to explore the ways officer trauma is viewed, after the 9/11 attacks exposed a …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces September 2021 Officer of the Month

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces September 2021 Officer of the Month WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce September 2021 Officer of the Month, Deputy Sheriff Michael Hutton, of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (CO). Deputy Hutton was shot three times while …

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Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and “Stand Watch for the Fallen,” A Reminder to the Fallen and Survivors that They Are Not Alone

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 16, 2021) — Following the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary, and guests will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and “Stand Watch for the Fallen.” Since …

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