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NLEOMF Officer of the Month: May 2009

June 17, 2010

The NLEOMF's Officers of the Month are honored each May during National Police Week in D.C. POLICE Magazine captured the courageous tales of some of these "living legends" from 2009. Dep. John Seifert of the Boulder County (Colo.) Sheriff's Office SWAT team—picked as the May officer—exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect during a gun battle near a school.

NLEOMF Officer of the Month: August 2009

June 16, 2010

The NLEOMF's Officers of the Month are honored each May during National Police Week in D.C. POLICE Magazine captured the courageous tales of some of these "living legends" from 2009. Officer Martin Curley of the Boston College (Mass.) PD—picked as the August officer—pulled two unconscious men who had been cleaning pipes with liquid nitrogen out of a manhole.

NLEOMF Officer of the Month: December 2009

June 15, 2010

The NLEOMF's Officers of the Month are honored each May during National Police Week in D.C. POLICE Magazine captured the courageous tales of some of these "living legends" from 2009. Officer John Krahn of the Elm Grove (Wis.) PD—picked as the December officer—risked his life to extricate a family from a minivan stopped on railroad tracks.

Obama Thanks Officers for 'Life of Service to Others'

May 15, 2010
On Peace Officers Memorial Day, President Obama thanked law enforcement for ensuring the freedoms that Americans enjoy today.

Candlelight Vigil at National Police Week 2010

May 15, 2010

Video from the 2010 candlelight vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial during National Police Week. Video via NLEOMF.

National Police Week: Candlelight Vigil

May 13, 2010

More than 20,000 officers, police survivors, dignitaries, and invited guests participated in a candlelight vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in D.C. This year, the vigil included the reading of 334 names of officers who have been added to the memorial walls, including 116 who ended watch in 2009.

National Police Week: What They Left Behind

May 13, 2010

The names of almost 19,000 law enforcement men and women have been added to the curving, 304-foot marble walls of the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. The officers and families who knew them arrived at the memorial during National Police Week to pay tribute by leaving roses, photos, wreaths, a SWAT helmet, a duty flashlight, and other personel items.

More Than 20,000 Gather for Candlelight Vigil at National Officer Memorial

May 13, 2010
This year, the vigil included the reading of 334 names of officers who have been added to the memorial walls, including 116 who ended watch in 2009.

National Police Week: Police Unity Tour

May 12, 2010

Each year, about 1,100 officers participate in the Police Unity Tour, a 320-mile bicycle ride from New Jersey to D.C. during National Police Week. The ride honors fallen officers from the prior year and raises funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). Read our coverage of the unity tour.

Police Unity Tour's Wheels Spin for Fallen Officers

May 12, 2010
Lakewood (Wash.) Police Sgt. Mark Eakes carried more than just a memory of fellow Sgt. Mark Renninger as he peddled the 320 miles of the Police Unity Ride from New Jersey to D.C. during National Police Week.

A.G. Holder To Lead Police Week Vigil Honoring Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

May 10, 2010
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver the keynote address and lead the lighting of candles and reading of the names of the fallen officers. The 324 officers include 116 who died in the line of duty during 2009.

Detroit PD Honors Huff, Other Fallen Cops

May 7, 2010
Detroit's annual vigil honoring fallen officers took on an especially poignant tone this year, as 700 uniformed officers honored Brian Huff, recently slain while responding to a suspected drug house, among the department's fallen officers.

Four Slain Washington Officers Among 14 Honored

May 7, 2010
The four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers killed in a November ambush were among the 14 Washington officers given the state's Medal of Honor at a ceremony on the eve of National Police Week.

National Police Memorial Week: Never Forget

May 13, 2009
Law enforcement deaths could easily weaken our profession's resolve to protect and serve. However, the exact opposite is true. Instead of weakening us, our thin blue line strengthens into a solid steel band of brothers. We may bend, but we will never break.

Fallen Officers to be Honored May 13 at National Candlelight Vigil

May 12, 2009
The names of 387 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty—133 of them during 2008—will be formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, on the evening of May 13, during the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil.

San Diego Law Enforcement Memorial Unveiled

May 7, 2009
About 1,000 family members and law enforcement officers gathered in front of the County Administration Center on Harbor Drive for the memorial's unveiling, which came after many construction delays. The keynote speaker, San Diego police Chief William Lansdowne, told officers' surviving family members in the front rows that their loved ones died “doing something they loved to do.”

Four Slain Officers Honored at Oakland Police Memorial Service

May 7, 2009
Young and old, relatives of slain Oakland police officers came as they do every year, walking slowly into headquarters as a phalanx of police stood at attention outside.

Police Unity Tour Becomes Member of NLEOMF Board of Directors

February 20, 2009
For the first time in the organization's 25-year history, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has added a new member to its Board of Directors. Meeting in Washington, DC, NLEOMF board members voted unanimously to add the Police Unity Tour to the group of law enforcement organizations that oversee operations of the Memorial Fund.

Train to Keep Your Name Off the Wall

May 20, 2008
Law Enforcement Memorial Week just ended. So I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on this time of remembrance for our fallen brothers and sisters and what it really means to us.

National Police Week Traditions

April 2, 2008
This May 11–17, 2008 every officer should plan on attending a local or state police week memorial service if you can't attend the events in Washington, D.C., where the national law enforcement officers memorial stands.
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