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Police Week: Names on a Wall

June 6, 2011

It's not the names on the walls that leave most visitors dabbing at their eyes. It's the stuff left behind by other visitors.

'America's Most Wanted' Films at National LE Memorial

May 29, 2011
The Fox law enforcement reality show "America's Most Wanted" and host John Walsh visited the National Law Enforcement Memorial during National Police Week to film a segment.

What National Police Week Means to Survivors

May 18, 2011
During National Police Week, the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) hosts the National Police Survivors' Conference to provide healing in a safe environment for adult survivors. It's a place where others truly understand the day-to-day struggles of recovering from a line-of-duty death.

Police Week 2011: Candlelight Vigil

May 15, 2011

The 2011 candlelight vigil during National Police Week in Washington, D.C., drew up to 20,000 officers, police survivors, dignitaries, and other law enforcement supporters to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for the reading of 316 names added to the wall this year. The vigil is organized by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).

Obama Skips Police Week, Hosts Controversial Rapper

May 15, 2011
Obama did not attend the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's candlelight vigil Friday evening. He also skipped the Peace Officer's Memorial Service on Sunday on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. President George W. Bush attended the Peace Officer's Memorial every year except one.

NLEOMF: Fly Flags At Half Staff On National Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 14, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is reminding the public to fly flags at half mast on Sunday, Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Police Week 2011: What They Left Behind

May 13, 2011

To honor their sacrifice, the names of 316 law enforcement officers were engraved onto the marble walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. The men and women who served their communities as officers, deputies, troopers and agents were honored during National Police Week, and well-wishers came to pay homage to their memories by leaving notes, photos, duty gear and other personal items. View the tributes.

Fallen Officers Honored at National Police Memorial Vigil

May 13, 2011
The candlelight vigil that crowns National Police Week with a tribute to fallen officers took on a more somber tone this year, as law enforcement supporters honored a growing list of names.

Thousands to Gather for National Police Week 2011

May 12, 2011
Every May, thousands gather in the nation's capital to commemorate Peace Officers Memorial Day and honor law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty. POLICE Magazine will be there to report on the events.

Police Unity Tour Arrives At National LEO Memorial

May 12, 2011
The riders should arrive at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at approximately 2 p.m. local time to the cheers of family members, friends, colleagues and supporters.

Streamlight Renews Sponsorship of Concerns of Police Survivors

May 11, 2011
The company's contribution will help fund C.O.P.S. observances during National Police Week, May 13-16, in Washington, D.C, an annual event honoring fallen officers and their families, as well as support programs held throughout the year.

Police Unity Tour Kicks Off National Police Week

May 10, 2011
The Police Unity Tour kicked off National Police Week Monday, as officers donned blue-and-white cycling outfits and began their ride to D.C. in honor of fallen officers from 2010.

C.O.P.S. Blue Ribbon Campaign Honors Officer Sacrifice

May 6, 2011
Law enforcement personnel are encouraged to tie blue ribbons to cruiser antennas. Citizens are encouraged to tie blue ribbons to their car antennas during National Police Week to show support for their local law enforcement officers and the sacrifices made by law enforcement families nationwide.

Maryland Trooper Among Six Names Initially Engraved at National Police Memorial

April 29, 2011
A Maryland state trooper killed in June and five other officers were the first group of names engraved on the the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial during the annual Engraving Day ceremony.

NLEOMF Will Add 317 Officers To Memorial In May

April 1, 2011
Of the 317 officers, 153 were killed in the line of duty in 2010. An additional 164 officers, who fell in previous years, have been discovered and vetted by the memorial fund's research department.

Customized H-D Fat Boy by Paul Jr. Designs Benefits NLEOMF

March 17, 2011
A Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle from Paul Jr. Designs customized in honor of a St. Paul, Minn., Police officer killed in the line of duty will be featured at National Police Week and auctioned later this year.

Conn. Officer To Be Honored 117 Years After Duty Death

February 14, 2011
A Fairfield, Conn., sheriff's deputy who died in the line of duty while trying to arrest a stabbing suspect will be honored during National Police Week in May with the addition of his name to the marble wall of the National Law Enforcement Memorial.

NLEOMF Launches Police Week Photo Contest

February 3, 2011
The initial photo tribute campaign to fallen officers, which was launched in late 2009, resulted in hundreds of photos submitted from supporters across the country.

National Police Week: Tampa PD Honors Officer

August 5, 2010

During National Police Week in May, Tampa (Fla.) PD's Chief Jane Castor and Lt. Brian Dugan pay tribute to Cpl. Mike Roberts, who was murdered in the line of duty on Aug. 19, 2009.

National Police Week: Honoring the Sacrifice

July 31, 2010

For those officers who make the trip, National Police Week in D.C. each May brings home the law enforcement family's shared sacrifice.

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