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Police Week 2012: Candlelight Vigil

May 14, 2012

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's 2012 candlelight vigil paid homage to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. This year, 362 officers names were added to the memorial from 2011 and as far back as 1852. Read our coverage of the vigil 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.

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.

Murdered N.H. Chief Saved Officer's Life

April 23, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Mike Maloney dragged a wounded officer to safety before he was fatally shot during a drug raid earlier this month.

Slain Park Ranger Remembered for Devotion To Family

January 12, 2012
As a National Park Service ranger, Margaret Anderson was adept at pointing out the best hiking trails on Mount Rainier, rescuing lost hikers, bandaging damaged limbs, putting out fires, and taking scofflaws into custody.

Thousands Attend Utah Officer's Funeral

January 12, 2012
A Utah police officer killed in a gunbattle last week with a suspected pot grower was buried in a tearful ceremony Wednesday that included a 21-gun salute, the release of about a dozen white doves and a statewide broadcast of a police dispatcher's final radio callout.

Thousands Mourn Murdered Fla. Officer

December 29, 2011
Nearly 5,000 well-wishers filled Victory Church in Lakeland, Fla., to mourn the loss of fallen officer Arnulfo Crispin. During the service, friends and family honored the 25-year-old Crispin as a man who was quiet yet dedicated to police work.

Fla. Officer Succumbs to Wounds

December 22, 2011
A central Florida police officer who was shot in the head while searching a suspect "will not and cannot recover" from his injuries, Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack said during a press conference.

Slain N.C. Deputy Remembered As 'Good Guy' Lawman

December 14, 2011
Mourners filled a college auditorium to honor Moore County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Rick Rhyne as a dedicated, professional who made an impression even on those he arrested.

Thousands Attend Fallen Va. Tech Officer's Funeral

December 12, 2011
Thousands of police officers and sheriff's deputies from New York to Kentucky came to Virginia Tech's Cassell Coliseum this afternoon to honor the memory of Deriek Crouse, the first Tech officer killed in the line of duty.

Radical Church to Picket Va. Tech Officer's Funeral

December 12, 2011
Six members of the WBC will be picketing, according to Fred Phelps Jr., son of WBC pastor Fred Phelps Sr. "The law enforcement across this nation has for years refused to do their duty and protect the people," Phelps Jr. said. "There is a price to be paid when you do that to God."

Texas Officer's Research Leads to Honors for Oregon Deputy Killed in 1880s by Lynch Mob

December 12, 2011
Seventeen years after retiring from the Dallas County Sheriff's Department in Texas, Terry Baker handles cases colder than any he saw during his 39-year career.

The Potential Hazards of Project Blue Light

December 6, 2011
When you see police union stickers doing double-duty as "Break Window Here" decals and non-cops getting physically assaulted for wearing cop-related attire, you have to wonder if a Project Blue Light display of respect couldn't come back to bite us and our loved ones.

Memorial for Fallen Calif. SWAT Cop Draws Thousands

December 1, 2011
Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer Jim Capoot was not your average cop, and that's what endeared him to many in the community. On Wednesday, 4,000 people turned out for his funeral.

AG Holder Speaks at NLEOMF's 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

September 12, 2011
The rainy Friday observance, which was hosted by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), honored the 10th anniversary of the deadliest day in American law enforcement history.

9/11: In Memoriam

September 1, 2011

In all, 72 police responders from municipal, state, and federal agencies lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We would also like to pay tribute to all those who later succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the terrorist attacks and working amid the rubble.

9/11: Honoring the Responders

September 1, 2011

The nation will be honoring the 9/11 dead, both civilian and public safety, for the next month or so. That's the way it should be. We should honor the Americans who died that day. I also think it's important to honor the first responders who lived through 9/11, who helped the victims, who combed the rubble, who saved lives and recovered bodies.

Ala. Councilman Asked to Leave Cop's Memorial

August 31, 2011
An Anniston, Ala., city councilman who has publicly questioned the police department's procedures and investigations was refused entry to a memorial service for a fallen officer.

9/11 First Responders Excluded From Memorial Ceremony

August 20, 2011
Police and fire responders who served victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will not be attending the city's 10-year ceremony at Ground Zero, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office has announced.

NLEOMF Honors 72 LEOs Killed During 9/11 Attacks

August 19, 2011
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.; NLEOMF board members, supporters and staff; and dignitaries from law enforcement agencies that lost officers on 9/11 will attend the ceremony at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. for the ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sept. 9.
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