Enforcing the 14th: The Promise to Protect

Enforcing the 14th: The Promise to Protect In partnership with Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), join us virtually Thursday, February 24 at 6:30pm for an important discussion that demonstrates law enforcement’s commitment to providing equal protection under the law for all citizens. The 14th amendment

A Closer Look at Crashes | The NHTSA Q3 Officer Traffic Safety Webinar Closer Look at Crashes

Join us September 15th for the 3rd Quarter NHTSA Officer Traffic Safety Webinar with LCDR Melanie Stefanick, a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Division of Safety Research, Surveillance and Field Investigation and our NHTSA Program Manager, Nick Breul. LCDR Stefanick will present on the work

The Post-9/11 Story: Questions, Reflections, and a Museum Exhibit

Thursday, August 19, 2021 | 2:00 PM As a kick-off event in advance of the opening of our exhibition, Post 9/11: The Evolution of American Law Enforcement, this program will pull back the curtain on the behind-the-scenes conversations that go into crafting an exhibit about the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and life since. Discussing

The Definition of Insanity: Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum for this special exploration of the PBS documentary The Definition of Insanity. The film chronicles the Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project, an innovative prison diversion program. The Definition of Insanity illustrates how one local judge’s novel approach to solving the mental health crisis could be the model

Panel Discussion: Mid-Year Law Enforcement Fatalities Report

Keeping Officers’ Names Off the Wall Please join us for a presentation of the preliminary numbers of U.S. law enforcement fatalities from January – June 2020 as recorded by the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum. Reviewing and discussing this data will be a panel of law enforcement officer safety and wellness experts, including a

Equitable Policing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the role of police has expanded to include the enforcement of public-health safety regulations in congruence with local, state, and federal law. With citizens of their jurisdictions eager to escape quarantine and return to normal life, this has been a challenge. The tragedy and scope of COVID-19 has

Of Things to Come: Technology, Training and New Policing Guidelines in America

Police executives across the country are considering changes to how law enforcement personnel will combat crime in an era of elevated scrutiny. NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, in a letter to all personnel, acknowledged that police officers must “fight crime differently…with less street-stops…while better utilizing data, intelligence, and all the technology at [our] disposal.” Similarly, in

Crisis and Homeless Intervention Strategies: Paths to Progress and Understanding

Across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the depth and severity of the nation’s homelessness crisis. As first responders, law enforcement officers are frequently dispatched to address situations involving homelessness-related health emergencies or public safety challenges. Lack of access to regular care for mental and physical health conditions, as well as substance use disorders