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National Law Enforcement Museum to Reopen this Month with 9/11 Exhibit

The 2,000 square-foot exhibit will examine the effects that the terror strikes have had on police forces and agencies in the fight to keep the United States safe over the last two decades.

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Vandals Break Police Officer Statue at Massachusetts 9/11 Memorial

Vandals knocked over a statue of a police officer and left it in pieces at a 9/11 memorial in Plymouth, MA. A nearby figure of a firefighter was untouched.

NYPD Detective Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer

New York Police Department Detective Joe Paolillo succumbed last week at age 55 to a rare form of cancer he contracted searching for his brother's remains at Ground Zero in the weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks.

New Zealand Firefighters Honor 9/11 First Responders with Haka

A video of the performance shows the firefighters performing the haka under the Sky Tower in Auckland, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere.

First Responders, Politicians, and Citizens Reflect on the 9/11 Attacks

Police, fire, and EMS first responders were joined by citizens nationwide in ceremonies marking the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Senate Passes Bill Ensuring Funding for 9/11 Victims' Support

The United States Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to ensure that the fund to compensate victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks remain funded through 2092, effectively making the federal financial support permanent for those affected by the event.

NYPD Detective and Ground Zero Responder Who Fought for 9/11 Victims Dies of Cancer

On Saturday, his family confirmed that the New York Police Department veteran had died at 53, having succumbed the cancer he developed years after working at Ground Zero.

Police Week Vigil Honors 9/11's Fallen

The fallen 9/11 first responders who were exposed to deadly toxins and succumbed to disease are no longer forgotten.

House Committee Passes Bill Extending Benefits for 9/11 First Responders

Following Tuesday's emotional testimony by cancer-stricken 9/11 first responders and comedian Jon Stewart, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to extend funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.

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Video: Comedian Jon Stewart Blasts Congress Over Treatment of Sick and Dying 9/11 Heroes

One of the 9/11 first responders who attended the hearing was retired NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez. The cancer-stricken bomb tech told the representatives that he would be returning to New York after the hearing for his 69th round of chemotherapy. "I should not be here with you, but you made me come," he said.

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