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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).

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.

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.

Texas Agency Plans Female Officer Memorial Statue

May 12, 2011
The Beaumont (Texas) Police Department has begun fund-raising efforts to add a female officer memorial statue outside its headquarters next to a male officer statue.

FBI Honors Agents Involved In Bloody Miami Shootout

April 11, 2011
During a ceremony today, FBI Director Robert Mueller called April 11, 1986, "a day of unthinkable violence, darkness, and loss. Yet it was also a day of courage, selflessness, and sacrifice. [It was] a day that reflected the best of the bureau, even as it exemplified the worst of what we confront."

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.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Laid to Rest, Fellow Officer Returns Home

March 28, 2011
The Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Department and other well-wishers laid to rest Officer Craig Birkholz in Kenosa on Saturday, a week after the officer was fatally shot by a barricaded subject.

Wisconsin Officer's Memorial

March 28, 2011

The Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Department and other well-wishers laid to rest Officer Craig Birkholz in Kenosa on Saturday, a week after the officer was fatally shot by a barricaded subject.

Fired Former St. Pete Chief Skipped Officer Funerals, Attended Cop Killer's

March 5, 2011
Goliath Davis, a former St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police chief and city administrator, said he was dismissed from his position because he skipped three memorial services for slain officers and attended the funeral of cop killer Hydra Lacy.

Florida Officer Was 'Crusty Veteran' With Heart of Gold

March 1, 2011
Thousands of officers, dignitaries and others attended the memorial service for slain St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Officer David Crawford on Tuesday at First Baptist Church.

N.C. SWAT Officer's Funeral Relocated to Larger Church

February 28, 2011
The service was moved to uptown's First Baptist Church of Charlotte from Calvary Church, due to the expected attendance of hundreds of officers from around the state and well wishers.

Conn. Officer To Be Honored 117 Years After Duty Death

February 14, 2011
A Fairfield, Conn., sheriff's deputy who died in the line of duty while trying to arrest a stabbing suspect will be honored during National Police Week in May with the addition of his name to the marble wall of the National Law Enforcement Memorial.

LAPD Honors First Female Officer Killed On Duty

February 14, 2011
The ceremony marked the 20th anniversary of Officer Tina Kerbrat's death in Sun Valley in 1991, just four months from her Police Academy graduation and a day after celebrating her 45th birthday.

Colo. License Plates Would Honor Fallen Officers

February 13, 2011
Deputy Basil Marciniak was inspired to create the plates, following the fatal shooting of Weld County Deputy Sheriff Sam Brownlee. Marciniak and the Colorado Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) are obtaining the required 3,000 signatures needed for approval.

Slain Wash. C.O. Remembered, Prison Makes Changes

February 9, 2011
Officer Jayme Biendl, "always said hello and goodbye with a smile on her face," her supervisor Sgt. Jimmie Fletcher said. "She was committed to being a good officer, daughter, sister - not just to her siblings, but to her co-workers."

Procession for Officer Jayme Biendl

February 9, 2011

Hundreds of people came out to pay their final respects to correctional officer Jayme Biendl, who was murdered a week ago while working at the Monroe Correctional Complex. Source: KOMO News.

Slain Indy Cop To Recieve Full Military Honors Memorial

January 31, 2011
Bagpipes, a 21-gun salute and a rider-less horse will be among the symbolic gestures at a memorial service for Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Moore.

Trooper LeCroy's Memorial with Son Wearing His Hat

January 26, 2011

The funeral procession for Georgia State Trooper Chadwick (Chad) LeCroy included the trooper's son wearing his deceased dad's hat.

Memorial for Slain Michigan Cop Draws 1,000 Supporters

January 22, 2011
The memorial service for fallen Livonia (Mich.) Police Officer Larry Nehasil drew about 1,000 supporters on Friday, as a police honor guard presented the flag from the officer's casket to family members.

Miami-Dade's Top Cop: Slain Officers Used Sound Tactics

January 22, 2011
Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus praised slain officers Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth and their unit, the career criminal squad, and said he wouldn't entertain doubts about their tactics.
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