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Fewer Covid-19 Fatalities Led to 61% Drop in Duty Deaths During 2022, Firearms Deaths Remain High

Firearms-related fatalities have claimed the lives of 64 officers in 2022, which mirrors the number of firearms-related fatalities in 2021. Both years represent a 21% increase in firearms-related deaths when compared to the average of 53 firearms-related fatalities from 2010-2020.

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7 TX Officers Recognized as October NLEOMF Officers of the Month

“The quick response and recognition of the severity of the situation, and immediate action to pull the driver from the wreck was outstanding work,” says Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. “This was a team effort where failure to act or delay in action could have led to a much different outcome."

NLEOMF Seeks 2023 National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards Nominees

The goal is two-fold: not only to recognize the most effective programs, but to share that information with others so that they may look at the potential benefits to their respective agency and drive the number of line-of-duty law enforcement deaths down to zero.

NJ Officer Who Saved Woman from Fire Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

Connors quickly rushed inside to find the 65-year-old woman in her wheelchair on the second floor. After almost 90 seconds inside the smoke-filled home, he located the woman and brought her to safety outside.

NC Deputy is NLEOMF August Officer of the Month

As the officer approached the stopped vehicle, the driver immediately began firing numerous shots at Whyms, hitting him twice in his lower body and three times in his upper body.

NLEOMF Announces 2022 National Officer Safety and Wellness Award Winners

“The primary objective of Destination Zero is to drive down causal factors that kill and injure our nation’s law enforcement officers,” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

NLEOMF Announces Distinguished Service, Lifetime Achievement

“The 2022 roster of our annual award winners speaks volumes about the heroes of our country and those dedicated to honoring our heroes who protect and serve the nation,” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

NJ Trio Named NLEOMF Officers of the Month

D’Alto and D’Elia arrived at the scene and assisted Triano in rescuing the driver from the burning vehicle. After dousing the flames, both D’Alto and D’Elia were able to pull the driver out before flames started to spread to the interior cabin.

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.

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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.”

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