News Releases

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

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

Memorial Fund and MAGLITE® Present Hero Award to Outside the Wire in Blue Authors on Thursday, August 22

Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with MAGLITE, will present a Hero Award to authors David ... Read More

Marcia Ferranto Named National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Board appoints Marcia C. Ferranto to oversee Memorial Fund and National Law Enforcement Museum Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers ... Read More

Memorial Fund Board Announces New Chairwoman Karen P. Tandy

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund elects former Motorola executive to lead the Board of Directors Washington, DC—The National Law ... Read More

60 Law Enforcement Line-of-Duty Deaths in First Half of 2019

Firearms-related fatalities decrease 35 percent over same period last year Washington, DC—Today the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund issued a ... Read More