News Releases

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

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

Registration Open for Law Enforcement – Panel Discussion: Keeping Officers’ Names Off the Wall

Important virtual event to be held Tuesday, July 14 at 1:00 pm to coincide with the release of the National ... Read More

New Report on 2020 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities to be Released July 14

Preliminary data shows 4 percent decrease in firearms-related fatalities. COVID-19 crisis poised to cause law enforcement deaths to skyrocket. Expert ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Unveils Virtual Bulletin Board for Law Enforcement and Community Relations

National bulletin board will collect best practices and ideas for bringing law enforcement and communities together WASHINGTON -  As a ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host Conversation on Jail Diversion Project

Conversations: The Definition of Insanity, an exploration of the Jail Diversion Project, a novel solution to the criminal mental health ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces April 2020 Officer of The Month

Officer recognized for saving life of Layton, UT resident from fire WASHINGTON -  The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum ... Read More

MAGLITE® Joins National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum as Partner for Honoring American Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON - Mag Instrument, Inc., the leading flashlight company in the world for 40 years, has committed to a partnership engagement ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host Program Recognizing 10-Year Anniversary of Heroism

Viewpoint Virtual Happy Hour: Reflections on the 2010 West Memphis Shooting with Sheriff Mike Neal will be a virtual program ... Read More

2020 National Officer Safety and Wellness Award Winners Announced

WASHINGTON - For the sixth consecutive year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Department of ... 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 annual National ... Read More