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Memorial Service for Texas Trooper Set

November 17, 2010
The memorial service for Trooper Jonathan McDonald will be held Friday in Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety has announced.

Hundreds Gather for Vigil for Riverside Officer

November 12, 2010
The "In the Spirit of Ryan" vigil was dominated by tears and stories by friends and relatives who are recalling the 27-year-old officer who was shot and killed Sunday night.

California Cop's Memorial Draws Almost 4,000 Blue Supporters

November 4, 2010
About 4,000 sworn officers from Illinois, Florida, Texas and California attend the service. Officers wore purple ribbons for the ceremony and Officer Wilson's 17-year-old son Conner served as a pallbearer.

Memorial to Officer Tim Brenton Dedicated In Seattle

November 1, 2010
Widow Lisa Brenton returned to the spot where her husband was gunned down with children Kayleigh, 12, and her 9-year-old brother, Quinn, to trick or treat.

World Trade Center Flag Honors Baltimore Duty Deaths

October 26, 2010
A flag that flew over the World Trade Center site after 9/11 is coming to Baltimore in tribute to three police officers who've died in the past month.

Fallen El Paso Police Officer Honored at Funeral

October 19, 2010
The officers were part of a procession that included about 75 police motorcycles and 70 police cars. They followed a white hearse and white limousine from Martin Funeral Home to St. Mark's Catholic Church, 11700 Pebble Hills.

Chicago Police Display Honors 100 Years of Fallen Officers

October 14, 2010
The department has been adding the names and star badges of fallen officers to the public memorial for 100 years.

Accountability Works Both Ways

September 23, 2010
I give big kudos to the Los Angeles Police Protective League for speaking out loudly and candidly against the repellent politico Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles).

Utah Troopers Want Re-hearing of Fallen Officer Cross Ruling

September 16, 2010
The Utah Highway Patrol filed a petition asking for re-consideration of a 10th Circuit appeals ruling that 14 roadside crosses memorializing the line-of-duty deaths of its troopers were unconstitutional.

Slain Alaskan Officers Honored at Memorial Ceremony

September 9, 2010
Family, friends, dignitaries and law enforcement officers from across the state, nation and Canada filled the Hoonah gym for the service honoring officer Matthew Tokuoka and Sgt. Anthony Wallace, who were shot and killed Aug. 28.

National Police Week: Honoring the Sacrifice

July 31, 2010

For those officers who make the trip, National Police Week in D.C. each May brings home the law enforcement family's shared sacrifice.

Family of Slain Chicago Officer Decides Against Honors Memorial

July 11, 2010
His wife, Jennifer Loudon, has released a statement urging people who say they want to memorialize her husband to do so by doing something for others, like her husband.

Grant Supporters Desecrate Fresno Police Memorial

July 9, 2010
Walls with the names of 58 officers who died in the line of duty were covered in white paint, and notes were left stating, "Rest in peace Oscar Grant."

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.

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.
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