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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.

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.

Detroit PD Honors Huff, Other Fallen Cops

May 7, 2010
Detroit's annual vigil honoring fallen officers took on an especially poignant tone this year, as 700 uniformed officers honored Brian Huff, recently slain while responding to a suspected drug house, among the department's fallen officers.

Four Slain Washington Officers Among 14 Honored

May 7, 2010
The four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers killed in a November ambush were among the 14 Washington officers given the state's Medal of Honor at a ceremony on the eve of National Police Week.

Thousands Mourn Former LAPD Chief Gates

April 28, 2010
Thousands of officers and well-wishers showed up to watch the processional memorial service on Tuesday, as eulogizers spoke about the impact former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates had on the city and department.

Memorial Pays Tribute to LAPD Officer Killed in Afghanistan

April 13, 2010
Officers, family and LAPD supporters on Wednesday paid tribute to Robert Cottle, the tactical officer who was killed March 24 while on Marine Reserve duty in Afghanistan.

Trial Date Set For Pittsburgh Cop Killer

April 7, 2010
The man accused of killing three Pittsburgh officers a year ago will be tried on a multitude of charges beginning Oct. 12 over the objections of the attorney assigned to defend him, an Allegheny County judge has ruled.

There's No Such Thing as a Football Hero

February 1, 2010

Still, the priorities of the American people are clearly out of order. Thousands of officers have died in the line of duty, and hundreds of thousands of men and women continue to serve and protect. They are heroes.

Governor Salutes N.Y. Trooper's Bubbly Personality At Memorial

January 26, 2010
Police say Mattice, 31, was driving a cruiser back to the barracks in upstate New York from her shift at a central New York school when she apparently drifted into the oncoming lane and collided with a tractor-trailer.

Oakland Police Memorial

January 25, 2010
In March of 2009, 21,000 people attended memorial services at Oracle Arena for the four Oakland police officers killed in the line of duty. A desperate parolee shot two motor officers and later two sergeants during a SWAT raid of an apartment. The video was produced by the Contra Costa Times.

2,000 Mourn Slain Las Vegas Court Officer

January 12, 2010
About 2,000 friends and colleagues turned out to pay homage to Stan Cooper, the 72-year-old court security guard shot and killed Jan. 4 by a gunman with a grudge against the government.

For Those We Miss This Christmas Season

December 23, 2009
Regardless of your theological beliefs, this is the time of year to be reflective. To consider those things for which we are thankful. To contemplate what might have been.

NYPD Officers' Car Burglarized in Seattle After Lakewood Memorial

December 15, 2009
The officers stopped by Pike Place Market before returning to New York. While their rental car was parked nearby, thieves broke into the 2010 Ford Explorer and ripped off all their luggage, including the uniforms they wore to the memorial.

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?

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