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Passing the 9/11 Health-Care Bill

September 9, 2011

Extending health-care screenings and treatment for the 9/11 first responders initially stalled because federal lawmakers who represented areas outside of New York believed it was a New York issue.

Report: Terror Attacks from Overseas a Top Concern of LE

September 8, 2011
A spike in domestic terrorism and attacks by American citizens directed from overseas are top concerns for police departments across the country, according to a new survey by the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University.

9/11: In Memoriam

September 1, 2011

In all, 72 police responders from municipal, state, and federal agencies lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We would also like to pay tribute to all those who later succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the terrorist attacks and working amid the rubble.

9/11: Honoring the Responders

September 1, 2011

The nation will be honoring the 9/11 dead, both civilian and public safety, for the next month or so. That's the way it should be. We should honor the Americans who died that day. I also think it's important to honor the first responders who lived through 9/11, who helped the victims, who combed the rubble, who saved lives and recovered bodies.

9/11: Could a WMD Attack Happen Here?

September 1, 2011

If you're telling yourself that a WMD attack could never happen in your town because it's too small or too remote, look around. Is there a chemical plant? What hazardous materials are rolling down the road? What kinds of toxins come through town on the rails? What's at the local Home Depot? What's at the local pool supply store?

9/11: WMD Preparedness Now

September 1, 2011

One of the reasons that agencies are more complacent about WMD training now than immediately after 9/11 is the economics of the issue. Training costs money and pulls officers off the line. Another reason that WMD training is unpopular at many agencies is that it's not by any means a pleasant thing to do.

9/11: 10 Years After

September 1, 2011

The ghosts of the Twin Towers and the victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and on United Flight 93 still loom over law enforcement. They loom both as an indictment of the lost opportunities to have prevented 9/11 and as an omnipresent reminder of a need for vigilance.

Obama: 9/11 Isn't 'Just About Us'

August 30, 2011
The Obama Administration is circulating two sets of 9/11 talking points memos — one for governments and consulates overseas and a second for domestic citizens — that provide guidelines about how to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2001 New York terrorist attacks.

Museum's 9/11 Artifacts Connect People to History

August 26, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Museum maintains a small but powerful collection of artifacts related to the terrorist attacks on New York City's World Trade Centers on Sept. 11, 2001.

9/11 First Responders Excluded From Memorial Ceremony

August 20, 2011
Police and fire responders who served victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will not be attending the city's 10-year ceremony at Ground Zero, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office has announced.

Mission First Tactical Releases 9/11 Memorial T-Shirt

August 19, 2011
All proceeds from the sale will go to the Thomas J. Valentine Memorial Fund that provides financial support for the widows and children of fallen warriors, the Navy SEAL Foundation, and Families of September 11.

NLEOMF Honors 72 LEOs Killed During 9/11 Attacks

August 19, 2011
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.; NLEOMF board members, supporters and staff; and dignitaries from law enforcement agencies that lost officers on 9/11 will attend the ceremony at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. for the ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sept. 9.

NLEOMF Offers 9/11 Commemorative Gear

August 16, 2011
To honor the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is offering commemorative gear as a tribute to the fallen first responders.

Improving Communications After the Tucson Shootings

July 18, 2011

The Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson may have drawn interest toward law enforcement in Arizona's second-largest city, but another incident that highlighted the need to improve public safety communications for agencies across the entire nation occurred much earlier: on 9/11.

9/11 Health-Care Bill Goes Into Effect

July 4, 2011
The act provides $4.3 billion in long-term federal financing for both treatment and financial compensation for first responders suffering lingering effects of the attacks.

Interoperability: 10 Years Too Long

July 1, 2011
Regardless of the finer details, the fact remains that Americans and public safety agencies have waited far too long for an interoperable public safety broadband network. Now — not next year or the one after — is the time for Congress to lay aside differences and stand behind the more than 2 million first responders who serve this country.

5.11 Tactical Launches 9/11 Tribute Program

May 19, 2011
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, 5.11 Tactical announced it would donate proceeds of sales from a special tactical line of clothing to three funds paying tribute to those who serve.

National LE Museum Acquires Steel Beam From Ground Zero

May 5, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) acquired the 5-foot structural beam weighing 2,200 pounds that was collected from Ground Zero. It will be on display, when the museum opens in late 2013.

Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

NYPD Cop's Family Upset by 9/11 Death Investigation

March 31, 2011
George Wong, 48, died a week ago of gastric cancer, and his doctor listed the cause of death as "9/11 toxic exposure." Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the city's decision.
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