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Lakewood Police Memorial

December 8, 2009

Nearly 20,000 officers from Washington state, the nation, and Canada gathered at the Tacoma Dome to pay homage to the service of the four Lakewood Police Department officers who were killed in a coffeeshop in late November, before their shift. The memorial service featured tributes to Sgt. Mark Renninger, Tina Griswold, Ronald Owens, and Greg Richards. The officers were remembered for their commitment to public service.

Lakewood Memorial Honors Fallen Heroes

December 8, 2009
Nearly 20,000 members of law enforcement gathered at the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday to honor their fallen brothers and sister during a memorial ceremony that reinforced the dangers of patrol duty.

20,000 Officers Expected at Lakewood Memorial Service

December 7, 2009
"It takes a lot of practice to learn how to fold the flags so they don't bleed," said Frank Kampsen, 63, a retired Seattle police detective who in the past four decades has attended some 50 memorial services for officers.

Lakewood Mourns the Loss of Four Officers

December 1, 2009
The killing of four of the Lakewood (Wash.) Police Department's original officers left the community of 59,000 shocked, somber and grieving Monday.

700 Attend Vigil for Slain Lakewood Officers

November 30, 2009
The vigil was quickly arranged by leaders of a 6,000-strong nondenominational and charismatic church in Tacoma after they learned that four Lakewood police officers had been shot and killed Sunday morning.

Honoring the Fallen

October 30, 2009

The thought of not being there for my boy and leaving others to exert some control in fashioning his principles, values, and priorities began to weigh heavily on my mind. Would others step up to assist him in my absence? How would he ultimately deal with my absence?

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Marks 25 Years of Service

October 19, 2009
Since 1984, the DC-based non-profit has honored and remembered the fallen heroes of American law enforcement and worked to promote officer safety.

What Happens to the Children of Fallen Officers

October 14, 2009

"I love my father, but one thing I know he would want me to learn from his experiences is that this kind of dedication can cost you. There's always a cost, and in his case, it cost him his life, but also time with his family."

-Jim Chadwell Jr.

We Will Never Forget

September 11, 2009
I have never seen the events from 9/11 from this perspective before. It deepened my respect for all who served that day to help their fellow man.

Okla. Deputy Eulogized; Shooter Faces Two Murder Counts

July 30, 2009
Officers from across the state gathered to Wewoka, Okla., today to honor Seminole County Deputy Chase Whitebird.

Hundreds Line Jersey City Streets, As Officer Is Laid to Rest

July 27, 2009
Hundreds of well-wishers lined the streets of Jersey City, N.J., as the casket of slain Det. Marc DiNardo arrived at St. Aedan's Church on Friday escorted by police motorcycles, an honor guard, and a bagpipe band, reports Philly.com.

Perverts, Police, and Priorities

July 9, 2009
Clearly, even though he was a talented musician, singer, dancer, and performer, Jackson’s passing and the nation’s reaction to it is another example of our subverted priorities. Now here’s an example of someone who should be memorialized with every honor this country can give instead of MJ.

National Police Memorial Week: Never Forget

May 13, 2009
Law enforcement deaths could easily weaken our profession's resolve to protect and serve. However, the exact opposite is true. Instead of weakening us, our thin blue line strengthens into a solid steel band of brothers. We may bend, but we will never break.

Fallen Officers to be Honored May 13 at National Candlelight Vigil

May 12, 2009
The names of 387 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty—133 of them during 2008—will be formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, on the evening of May 13, during the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil.

San Diego Law Enforcement Memorial Unveiled

May 7, 2009
About 1,000 family members and law enforcement officers gathered in front of the County Administration Center on Harbor Drive for the memorial's unveiling, which came after many construction delays. The keynote speaker, San Diego police Chief William Lansdowne, told officers' surviving family members in the front rows that their loved ones died “doing something they loved to do.”

Long Beach PD Memorializes Fallen Officers

May 5, 2009
Two days after a man armed with three weapons fired on Long Beach officers during a pre-dawn gun battle, the Southern California department honored the 28 officers who have died in the line of duty.

Names of Philadelphia Officers Killed in the Line of Duty in 2008 to be Engraved on National Memorial

April 29, 2009
The Philadelphia Police Department endured more line-of-duty deaths in 2008 than any other law enforcement agency in the nation. The names of four officers will be engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC.

Pittsburgh Honors Fallen Officers with Massive Funeral

April 10, 2009
Thousands of officers from across the country and Canada, wearing black bands over their badges, joined hundreds of Pittsburgh officers in mourning the three who were killed after answering the domestic call at 1016 Fairfield St.

Crowd Mourns 3 Slain Pittsburgh Officers at Viewing

April 9, 2009
Law enforcement officials from as far away as Georgia gathered yesterday to pay tribute to three fellow officers killed in the line of duty over the weekend.

Memorial Events Scheduled to Honor Fallen Pittsburgh Officers

April 7, 2009
As many as 1,000 law enforcement agencies from the U.S. and Canada are expected to participate in a Thursday procession and memorial for officers Paul J. Sciullo II, Eric Kelly and Stephen J. Mayhle, who were shot and killed Saturday while responding to a 911 call in Stanton Heights.
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