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Wall Expansion Project has Begun

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall to Accommodate Fallen Heroes for Next 35 Years When the National Law Enforcement Officers ...
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Top 10 Tips

The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum’s Destination Zero website is a repository of 250 of the most, innovative, and ...
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The Candle Seen Around the World

The Candle Seen Around the World

The microscopic virus that spurred a global pandemic has impacted every public event, regardless of how longstanding the tradition – ...
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News Releases

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Participate in “National Faith and Blue Weekend”

Law enforcement organizations, houses of worship, and community organizations partner to strengthen the connections between law enforcement professionals and the ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host “Weekend of Remembrance” October 10-11, 2020

Two-day event to include live ceremony to remember the fallen, annual National Run for the Badge 5K, and National Faith ... Read More

Conversation on Crisis and Homeless Intervention Strategies: Paths to Progress and Understanding

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to host panel discussion on law enforcement's role in crisis and homeless intervention strategies ... Read More

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host Safer Streets Week, October 5-12, 2020

Week-long initiative is aimed at addressing issues related to homelessness through action, awareness, and support. Washington, DC— The National Law ... Read More

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‘Seven shattered families’: 7 US law enforcement officers killed since Jan. 1

Source: ABC NEWS by Emily Shapiro Date: January 16, 2019 A 44-year-old Alabama father and husband with 16 years of experience. A 22-year-old California woman just weeks into the job. Seven law enforcement officers ...

144 officers died in the line of duty in 2018

Source: WUSA9 by Lauryn Froneberger, Mike Valerio Date: December 28, 2018 The number of Law Enforcement Officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 has increased over the last ...

National Award for Oakland Deputy

Source: The Oakland Press by Aileen Wingblad, | @awingblad on Twitter Date: December 4, 2018 An Oakland County sheriff’s deputy has been honored with a national award for his dramatic ...