News Releases

Read the most recent news releases from the Memorial Fund and browse our new release archives.

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host 9/11 Memorial Service

Memorial service and wreath layings to take place at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to remember law enforcement officers ... Read More

Equitable Policing During the Coronavirus Pandemic: the Expanded Role of Law Enforcement in the Community

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to host panel discussion on Wednesday, September 9 addressing coronavirus and its impact on ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host National Run for the Badge 5K on Saturday, October 10, 2020

Thousands of people will run remote 5K race from locations across the globe to show support for law enforcement. Registration ... Read More

Panel of Experts Discuss What Is and Isn’t Working in Current Law Enforcement Anti-Bias Programs

National Law Enforcement and Museum Panel Discusses Anti-Bias Training and Relationship Between Race and Bias. Washington, DC— The National Law ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces July 2020 Officer of the Month

Police K-9 Officer Jonathan Weise recognized for saving the lives of father, twin girls in distress. Washington, DC—The National Law ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Congratulates Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers on 50th Anniversary

Nation's largest provider of law enforcement training reaches milestone amid COVID-19 pandemic. Washington, DC— The National Law Enforcement Memorial and ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host Virtual Panel Discussion on Law Enforcement Anti-Bias Training

Conversations: an in-depth look at anti-bias training in law enforcement — what's working and what's not — on Monday, August ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Names Lori Sharpe Day, Justice Department Alum and Long-Time Ashcroft Associate as New Board Chair

Former Interim Board Chair and CEO unanimously named to position. Lori Sharpe Day Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Memorial and ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces June 2020 Officer of the Month

Sheriff leads officers in a solidarity march with peaceful protestors Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum has named Sheriff ... Read More

65 Law Enforcement Line-of-Duty Deaths in First Half of 2020

Firearms-related fatalities decrease 4 percent over the same period last year; COVID-19 deaths poised to surpass all other causes of ... Read More