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Obama Honors Top Cops

May 14, 2012
President Obama paid tribute to 34 law enforcement officers for bravery and valor in the line of duty during a Saturday ceremony at the White House. Read the full story here.

Police Week Vigil Honors Sacrifice of Fallen Officers

May 13, 2012
This year's National Police Week's candlelight vigil paid homage to the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2011 and as far back as 1852.

President Obama Honors Top Officers

May 13, 2012
In a Saturday ceremony, President Obama paid tribute to the 34 law enforcement officers honored by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) for bravery and valor in the line of duty.

Police Unity Tour Arrives at the National LEO Memorial

May 12, 2012
More than a thousand members of the Police Unity Tour—a group comprised of mostly officers—will complete their 2012 journey to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. today.

National Police Week's Candlelight Vigil Honors Fallen Officers

May 5, 2012
The names of 362 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty will be formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., during the 24th annual candlelight vigil on May 13.

NLEOMF's 'Heroes Behind the Badge' Doc Arrives In Fall

March 23, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Modern City Entertainment are teaming up to create "Heroes Behind the Badge," a documentary about the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers.

C.O.P.S. Offers Help To Affected Co-Workers

February 21, 2012
As a part of this year's National Police Survivors' Conference in May during National Police Week, we will be offering new sessions tailored for affected co-workers. The debriefing topics will cover death by felonious action, accidental action, drunk driving, and friendly fire/friendly action.

Stopping Two Sovereign Citizen Cop Killers

June 22, 2011
Wildlife Officer Michael K. Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (October 2010) for stopping a father and son duo from killing more people by ramming his truck into their vehicle. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Identifying a Murder Suspect

June 22, 2011
Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Officer Daniel Paidousis was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (September 2010) for identifying a suspect in a murder investigation between calls for service. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Gunfight on the Way Home from Church

June 22, 2011
Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (June 2010) for coming to the aid of a municipal officer taking fire from an enraged home owner. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Face to Face with the Lakewood Cop Killer

June 22, 2011
Officer Ben Kelly of the Seattle Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (March 2010) for finding and engaging the man who murdered four Lakewood (Wash.) PD officers at a coffee shop. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Backup for a Florida Sergeant

June 22, 2011
Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (January 2010) for providing crucial aid to a sergeant during a gunfight with a parolee. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Video: Wisc. Officer Who Saved Family from Train Leaves Agency

June 19, 2011
The Wisconsin police officer who saved a family from an oncoming train, suffering serious injuries and gaining acclaim as a national "officer of the month" has left his agency.

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.

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