News Releases

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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Board Chair Stepping Down After 12 Years of Service to Organization

WASHINGTON - The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) announced that Karen P. Tandy, Chair of the Board of Directors, ... Read More

Fallen Law Enforcement Officers to be Honored During Virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13

National Police Week signature event to take place virtually in response to COVID-19 public health crisis WASHINGTON - The names of ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces March 2020 Officers of the Month

Three Fayetteville officers recognized for quick response to police station attack WASHINGTON - The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum is ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Museum Announces Temporary Closure

Museum takes precautionary measures due to COVID-19 concerns  WASHINGTON, DC — The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions ... Read More

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

Maryland State Police Corporal David Wagoner recognized for saving man from burning vehicle WASHINGTON - The National Law Enforcement Memorial and ... Read More

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

California Highway Patrol Officer Randy Rodriguez recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty WASHINGTON - The National Law ... Read More

128 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Nationwide in 2019

Overall fatalities decreased 18 percent with firearms-related fatalities the leading cause of officer deaths this year Washington, DC—The number of ... Read More

Destination Zero Now Accepting Submissions for Officer Safety and Wellness Programs

National call underway for law enforcement agencies to submit examples of existing safety programs that successfully keep officers safe and ... Read More

Memorial Fund CEO Addresses Priorities at Welcome Reception

Marcia Ferranto to Focus on Financial Stability, Brand Recognition, and Relationship Building Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial CEO ... Read More

Officers Killed on 9/11 to be Remembered at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Ceremony remembers 72 officers killed on 9/11, as well as 229 who have died from related illnesses. Washington, DC—September 11, ... Read More