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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.

Memorial Service Scheduled for Slain Pittsburgh Officers

April 6, 2009
The memorial service at 1 p.m. Thursday is expected to draw law enforcement officials from around the nation, the mayor said.

Officer's Family Asked Oakland Mayor Dellums to Not Speak at Funeral

March 27, 2009
Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums attended Friday's funeral for four slain city police officers, but did not speak at the request of at least one killed officer's family.

Thousands Attend Funeral to Honor Oakland Officers

March 27, 2009
As officers from 15 agencies patrolled city streets, the entire 815-member Oakland Police Department came to celebrate the lives of the officers even as they struggled to come to terms with the deadliest day in its history. To lose one officer was bad enough. That four gave the ultimate sacrifice was almost too much to bear.

Oakland Police Funeral Expected to Draw Thousands of Officers

March 27, 2009
Officers from throughout California and from as far away as New York and Florida will attend the 11 a.m. service in the Oracle Arena, which holds more than 19,000 people.

TASER Foundation to Hold 'Takin' the Ride' Charity Motorcycle Event on Sunday

March 26, 2009
The TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers will hold its fourth annual "Takin' the Ride" motorcycle event on March 29, as part of Arizona Bike Week. Victory Motorcycles, Big Dog Motorcycles, and the Blue Knights Chapter VI of Arizona are co-hosting the event.

Big Turnout at East Oakland Vigil for Police

March 25, 2009
A thousand people pressed into a three-block area around the slaying site at 74th Avenue near MacArthur Boulevard, where the doves were released. The mourners wept, sang songs and prayed for the fallen officers and for the city's healing.

National Law Enforcement Museum On New Extended Timeline

February 23, 2009
Planners for the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum today announced an extended timeline and substantial cost-saving measures "to keep the project on track despite the very challenging economic times that our nation is facing.

Police Unity Tour Becomes Member of NLEOMF Board of Directors

February 20, 2009
For the first time in the organization's 25-year history, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has added a new member to its Board of Directors. Meeting in Washington, DC, NLEOMF board members voted unanimously to add the Police Unity Tour to the group of law enforcement organizations that oversee operations of the Memorial Fund.

Custom Badges

February 1, 2009
Collinson Enterprises is a small family-owned business based in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., specializing in custom designed law enforcement and fire badges. The company has partnered with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to create a commemorative badge available for sworn officers during Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration.

Florida FOP Donates $100,000 to National Law Enforcement Museum

December 3, 2008

The first-ever national museum dedicated to law enforcement in the United States is one step closer to reality, thanks to a generous donation from the Florida Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).

Phoenix Residents, Police Hold Candlelight Vigil for Officer Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

October 30, 2008
On Wednesday night, community members and police gathered to honor Officer Shane Figueroa's life and service, less than a block from where he was killed in a collision with a suspected drunk driver.

Officers and Families to Mark 17th Anniversary of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

October 14, 2008

U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Jennifer Thacker, national president of Concerns of Police Survivors, will join law enforcement officers, supporters, and surviving family members of officers killed in the line of duty in commemorating the 17th anniversary of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC.

National Police Week Traditions

April 2, 2008
This May 11–17, 2008 every officer should plan on attending a local or state police week memorial service if you can't attend the events in Washington, D.C., where the national law enforcement officers memorial stands.

National Law Enforcement Museum Receives $1 Million Pledge From Panasonic

May 17, 2007
When the National Law Enforcement Museum opens its doors in the nation's capital in 2011, visitors will be able to experience first-hand the day-to-day life of America's law enforcement officers, thanks to a $1 million pledge from Panasonic Computer Solutions Company, manufacturer of durable, reliable Panasonic Toughbook mobile computers.

The Thin Blue Line

May 1, 2007

The great British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously said, "There are lies, damned lies, and statistics." It's a funny line, one that was later quoted by Mark Twain. But the truth is that statistics don't lie. They are just subject to interpretation, and their truth is in the eye of the beholder.

Sept. 11, 2001 Memorial

September 1, 2002

These officers died in the line of duty at the World Trade Center.

9/11: Port Authority Police Department

September 1, 2002

Thirty-seven. That's how many New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police officers came to work on Sept. 11, 2001, and never went home. More than 2 percent of the agency's complement of 1,400 was killed in the attack, and to add insult to extreme injury, its headquarters were on the 67th floor of 1 World Trade Center.

Saying Goodbye

May 1, 2000

"Police workers are a family--we deal with some of the most bizarre, some of the most obnoxious, some of the stupidest, and some of the most dangerous problems that people can conjure up.  Funeral attendance shows respect for the family, love for the officer, admiration for the profession and shares the grief."

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