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National Law Enforcement Museum Announces Grand Opening This Fall

The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building announced it will hold a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, October 11, and will open its doors to the public on Saturday, October 13, including a community celebration hosted by the Museum.

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First Annual K-9 Memorial Service Held in DC

As part of Police Week this year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund held the 1st Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC.

White House Shines Blue to Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

The White House was lit with blue lights Tuesday night, honoring law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty to commemorate National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Enter the POLICE Magazine National Police Week Photo Contest

We are looking for photos that capture the emotions of Police Week and the camaraderie of officers. We will use some of these photos for a special pictorial in POLICE Magazine and a photo gallery on And if we receive one great photo, it will be used on the cover of the June issue of POLICE Magazine.

Terror Attacks Lead Cities to Rethink Vehicle Shooting Policies

Police in Washington, New York City, Chicago and Las Vegas have begun allowing officers to fire at moving vehicles to stop such ramming attacks.

DC Officer Training Now Includes African-American History

The department is partnering with the University of the District of Columbia Community College as well as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to improve the city’s community policing.

Video: Police Impersonator Handcuffs Real Officer in DC Store

Officers responded to the store's Foggy Bottom location Monday after reports that someone was disturbing customers in the self-checkout lane by waving a pair of handcuffs and threatening to cuff people.

National Law Enforcement Museum Hosts Reading of Book 'Friendly Officers'

Miguel told those gathered for the program, “I wanted children, especially those with my skin color, to know that police officers are here to help you.” The officers Miguel counts as his friends were featured in his book.

Former DC Transit Officer Gets 15 Years for Aiding ISIS

At trial, prosecutors presented violent videos Young had watched and comments he had made about killing FBI agents and attacking federal buildings. In emails with Mohammed and conversations online, Young joked about terrorist attacks and suggested they were often justifiable. He described the rebels he fought with in Libya as “like-minded” with the Islamic State.

U.S. Park Police Officer Accidentally Shot While Serving Warrant

D.C. Police said the officer was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center after he was shot in the lower extremities. Park Police said the incident happened because "a Park Police Officer’s firearm was unintentionally discharged."