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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

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.

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.
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