Honoring 619 American Law Enforcement Heroes
1800 – 2021
In 2022, the names of 619 officers killed in the line of duty were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC. These 619 officers include 472 officers who were killed during 2021 (319 fatalities were COVID-19-related). An additional 147 officers died in previous years (before 2021). Many of their stories of sacrifice had been lost to history until now.