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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.

Police Diver Retrieves Evidence, Vehicles From Rivers and Bayous

June 20, 2011

In addition to his patrol duties, Officer Mark Michaud heads up his agency's dive team, which finds and retrieves stolen vehicles and other evidence. He also trains and assists other agencies in water survival and rescues.

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.

NLEOMF Announces LE Ride and Run to Remember

June 14, 2011
The NLEOMF has launched a new event, which will be called the "Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember," to celebrate law enforcement. It's scheduled for Oct. 16.

'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.

NLEOMF Hosts Dallas Detective Who Escorted Lee Harvey Oswald

May 28, 2011
At "Witness to History: The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald," on June 7, former Det. James Leavelle will recount his escort of Oswald on Nov. 24, 1963 and the assassination of his prisoner by local nightclub owner Jack Ruby.

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).

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.

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.

LAPD Officer Nabs Car Thieves, Pioneers Surveillance Detail

May 9, 2011

In Officer Dana Binion's tenure, the West L.A. Surveillance Detail made more than 700 felony arrests, with a 99 percent conviction rate, and more than 100 misdemeanor arrests.

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.

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.

New York Officer Pulls Girl From Frozen Bay

April 12, 2011

Officer DeMatteo suffered a severe asthma attack once his adrenaline rush subsided and the effects of the icy water and his exertion registered with his body. He was already at the hospital at that point and they were able to treat him and release him after 12 hours.

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.

Is Law Enforcement Entering a Deadly New Era?

April 1, 2011
The spike in duty deaths has occurred despite the many advancements in police training, equipment (particularly protective armor), and emergency medical trauma care. What does appear to be occurring is more and more criminals are showing an increasing willingness to engage police in armed confrontations.

AG Holder: 2011 Duty Deaths 'Simply Unacceptable'

March 22, 2011
Duty deaths have spiked in 2011 with a 20% increase through March 22 compared to 2010. So far in 2011, 49 officers have died in the line of duty, according to preliminary data from NLEOMF. The spike in duty deaths began in 2010 after a two-year decline. There were 162 LODDs, 45 more than 2009.

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.

Construction Begins on National Law Enforcement Museum

March 9, 2011
Following the museum's formal groundbreaking on Oct. 14, workers began this first phase on Jan. 3. The movement of underground utilities and running water should be completed by November.
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