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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.

Calif. Officer Remembered As 'True Warrior'

August 12, 2011
Fallen San Diego Police Officer Jeremy Henwood was remembered at a Friday memorial service as "a true warrior who stood in harm's way with us." About 3,000 people attended the service.

Fallen S.D. Officer Honored As Hometown Hero

August 12, 2011
Rapid City (S.D.) Police Chief Steve Allender eulogized Officer Nick Armstrong on Thursday as a "hometown hero" who died in defense of fellow officers and his community during an Aug. 2 gunfight.

Colo. Cop Arrested DUI Driving Cruiser to Police Memorial

August 12, 2011
A Colorado police officer has been charged with driving his cruiser under the influence while a second allegedly threw beer cans out of the passenger-side window while the two were heading to South Dakota to attend the memorial service of a fallen officer.

Memorial Run Honors Ga. Officer

August 1, 2011
The Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Police Department's newest officers ran through town in the second memorial "Run to Remember" to honor fallen police officer Mark Allen MacPhail.

Indiana K-9 Cop Represented 'Best in Society'

July 18, 2011
Terre Haute (Ind.) Police Officer Brent Long was remembered by his chief for "representing the best in society" ahead of today's memorial service for the fallen officer.

N.D. Officer's Memorial Draws Almost 2,000

July 14, 2011
Hundreds of well-wishers lined the streets of Bismarck and Mandan today to pay their respects and join the funeral procession for the first North Dakota law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in 15 years.

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.

Elbeco Supporting Officers' Cross-Country Bike Trek to Raise Funds for National LEO Memorial

June 1, 2011
Elbeco has signed on as a major sponsor of The Race Across America and issued a challenge grant to uniform distributors throughout the U.S. in support of the cause.

Calif. Motor Officer Killed Escorting Officer's Funeral

May 26, 2011
Hawthorne PD's Officer Andrew Garton, 44, was killed during the 12:34 p.m. accident, and El Segundo Police Sgt. Rex Fowler was injured when the officers collided on Hawthorne Boulevard near 227th Street in Torrance.

Hawaii Breaks Ground on LE Memorial

May 19, 2011
A "long overdue" memorial honoring Hawaii's fallen law enforcement officers has broken ground at the Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds where 61 officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice will be honored.

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).

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