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NLEOMF Officers of the Month: June 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. Officers Jeffrey Kritz and Harry Augello of the Tampa (Fla.) PD—picked as the June officers—convinced a suicide jumper not to end his life.

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.

Wounded Charleston County (S.C.) Deputy's Radio Call

June 14, 2010

On Jan. 21, Charleston County (S.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey DeGrow responded to a burglary call and was shot six times, including one in his right eye. DeGrow kept his calm while radioing in his position and a suspect description even as he was gravely wounded. The NLEOMF named DeGrow its Officer of the Month for May.

Off-Duty Michigan State Trooper Assists Wounded Officer in Shootout

June 11, 2010

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell never expected to exchange gunfire with anyone May 22, 2009 on his day off. But the law enforcement officer and ordained pastor who serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve drew on training from both his occupations to aid a fellow officer taking fire from an enraged home owner.

Hallowed Ground

June 11, 2010

The sight of thousands of candles in the darkness of the memorial plaza and the surrounding streets is beautiful, mournful, and powerful.

Target Receives Award from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

May 20, 2010
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Target as the recipient of the Memorial Fund's Distinguished Service Award for 2010.

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.

NLEOMF to Break Ground on National LE Museum In October

April 14, 2010
With strong backing from America's law enforcement, corporate and philanthropic communities, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) announced today that it will break ground in October on the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C.

Seattle Police Officer Ben Kelly Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 8, 2010
"I told him, 'You caught the suspect responsible for the worst police massacre in Washington state history. You need to take a deep breath and soak that in,'" recalled Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

Florida Corrections Officer Named Officer of the Month

February 23, 2010
On June 22, 2009, Officer Reeshemah Taylor, a seven-year law enforcement veteran, subdued an armed inmate in the Osceola County Corrections Department Medical Unit.

Officer Survival 2010: How Can SWAT Prevent Duty Deaths?

February 2, 2010
So what can SWAT do to help? For the answer, we should look at SWAT's role in diffusing two of the deadliest threats to society in modern times: snipers and active shooters.

There's No Such Thing as a Football Hero

February 1, 2010

Still, the priorities of the American people are clearly out of order. Thousands of officers have died in the line of duty, and hundreds of thousands of men and women continue to serve and protect. They are heroes.

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