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NLEOMF Announces NASCAR First Responder Day Events
The Law Enforcement/First Responder Appreciation events are designed to raise awareness and funds for the programs that NLEOMF and the National Law Enforcement Museum, based in Washington, DC, support throughout the year. .
February 7, 2023
2 NYPD Officers Honored by NLEOMF for Rescuing Man from Subway Tracks
“The selfless actions of these officers and their immediate response to a citizen in need undoubtedly saved a life,” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. “It is not difficult to imagine a far different outcome had these officers not acted so quickly and decisively."
January 3, 2023
NLEOMF to Host National Run for the Badge 5K
Traditionally held as an in-person event in Washington D.C. to kick off Police Weekend, the 2022 Run for the Badge officially begins at 9 a.m. EST, but will be 100% virtual.
August 23, 2022
UT Officer's Cancer Death Ruled Line of Duty Because of Meth Exposure
Officer Trenton Halladay served in law enforcement for a decade at the Provo Police Department. For most of his career, Halladay worked on a task force responsible for busting countless meth labs that plagued Utah County in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
May 18, 2022
34th Annual NLEOMF Candlelight Vigil Honors the Fallen
“Each time an officer dons their uniform, pins on their badge, holsters their firearm, and walks out the front door of their home their loved ones walk out that front door too," Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said.
May 16, 2022
PA Officer Named National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Officer of the Month
During a heavy snow storm in January 2022, Officer Gonzalez was at a convenience store and shoveled snow for a cashier who could not do so. "Showing sympathy towards a stranger and assisting with snow shoveling is just one of the many reasons Officer Gonzalez is an outstanding role model and leader in his community," NLEMM says.
April 12, 2022
Procedures & Policies
National LE Museum Hosting 14th Amendment Virtual Program Thursday
The 14th amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified in 1868, passed in the wake of the US Civil War and says that no State can “… deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”
February 22, 2022
37 Officers Murdered in First Five Months of 2021, FBI Director Says
FBI Director Christopher Wray highlighted the number of slain officers in an appearance Tuesday before the House Oversight Committee.
June 17, 2021
National Police Week and a Very Deadly Year
The names of 394 officers who died in the line of duty were added this year to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in our Nation's Capital—362 are those who died during 2020. Meanwhile, law enforcement officers are dying in the line of duty at a rate of nearly one per day in 2021. Where is the outrage?
May 14, 2021
Virtual Candlelight Vigil for Fallen Officers to be Held on YouTube Thursday
This year’s virtual Candlelight Vigil will honor the 394 fallen officers whose names will be engraved onto the Memorial this year. Due to increased officer fatalities during the COVID-19 pandemic, NLEOMF said it has expanded the Memorial sooner than anticipated.
May 11, 2021
National Police Week Events Moved to October
A joint statement issued Wednesday by the National Fraternal Order of Police, the National FOP Auxiliary, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), and NLEOMF said the postponement was due to "the inability to secure necessary permits in time for in-person gatherings due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions."
March 10, 2021
National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host "Weekend of Remembrance" October 10-11, 2020
The Weekend of Remembrance includes a memorial service and live reading of the names of 135 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019, plus the names of 172 officers who died in previous years but whose stories of sacrifice had been lost to history until now, and whose names were engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial walls in May 2020. The ceremony will be live-streamed on the Memorial's Facebook page beginning at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Sunday Oct. 11.
October 7, 2020
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