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National Law Enforcement Museum Places New Emphasis on Honoring Police

National Law Enforcement Museum Places New Emphasis on Honoring Police

“The board of directors decided that we exist to honor law enforcement. So, we went through the museum, and we removed anything that did not have to do with honoring law enforcement,” Ferranto says. “Any label, any exhibit that did not directly honor professional law enforcement was either edited or removed.”

June 30, 2022

4 OPD Officers Killed on 3/21/2009: Yearning for Learning a Dozen Years Later

4 OPD Officers Killed on 3/21/2009: Yearning for Learning a Dozen Years Later

Sergeant Mark Dunakin, Officer John Hege, Sergeant Ervin Romans, and Sergeant Dan Sakai were senselessly and brutally murdered by a convicted felon wanted on a no-bail warrant for a parole violation in two separate incidents taking place nearly two hours apart on the afternoon of March 21, 2009.

March 25, 2022

SC City Honors African-American Officer's 1870 Duty Death

Georgia Woman Finds Nearly 100-Year-Old Police Badge, Gives It to Agency

White, who recently published his history of the Gainesville Police, learned of the short-lived Hall County Police during his research. Working as a supplement to the sheriff’s office in a growing county, Hall County Police only existed between April 1920 and April 1922.

January 25, 2019

Georgia Department Honors its First African-American Officer

One of what has been come to be known as "The Original Nine"—the first group of black men to have been sworn in after graduating the academy—Lieutenant John White was praised at the ceremony for blazing a trail for other black officers in the United States.

December 3, 2018

NLEOMF Set to Open Doors to National Law Enforcement Museum
Learning from the Past

Learning from the Past

By studying the threats faced by officers years ago, today's police can prepare themselves for what they might face and develop the tactics, the training, and the mindset to prevail.

October 16, 2017

People of Probity

People of Probity

Modern law enforcement officers uphold a longheld tradition of protecting citizens and preserving freedom.

August 7, 2017

The Evolution of Duty Gear

The Evolution of Duty Gear

While the Sam Browne system is a part of our traditions and other duty gear incarnations served us well in the past, the updated versions are more practical in modern policing.

September 6, 2016

How Miranda Became a Household Name

How Miranda Became a Household Name

Ernesto Miranda's story began over a dozen years before his untimely death in the downtown skid row section of Phoenix, AZ, only a few blocks from where his story ended. It is presented here by the police officer who made the investigation and arrest, and took the confession later ruled inadmissible as evidence by the U.S. Supreme Court.

June 9, 2016

Utah Honors Deputy Killed In 1902

Utah Honors Deputy Killed In 1902

The Utah Law Enforcement Memorial Board has honored a deputy killed in the line of duty in 1902 with a headstone stating his sacrifice to his community. The board unveiled the headstone in the Scofield Cemetery for Thomas Nalley.

October 2, 2013

Vintage Patrol: 1962 Chrysler Newport

Vintage Patrol: 1962 Chrysler Newport

The Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department issued 1962 Chrysler Newport sedans that offered deputies a 5.9-liter, V-8 (361 CID) rear-wheel powertrain with push button transmission. The engine was rated at 265 hp.

September 27, 2013

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