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Virtual Police Week Vigil to be Held Tonight

The annual National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Candlelight Vigil is scheduled to be held tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the vigil will be held online.

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5.11 to Donate up to $25K from Sale of Police Week Patch to National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund

The "Honor Those Who Serve" patch launch occurs during National Police Week 2020. The patch features a thin blue line and eagle—both symbols honoring law enforcement officers everywhere. Net proceeds from the patch will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund up to $25,000.

Police Week Candlelight Vigil Canceled Over Coronavirus,  Names of Fallen to be Read During Virtual Event

“The current crisis that our nation and the world is facing has resulted in the cancelation of pubic gatherings in DC during National Police Week 2020,” said National Law En-forcement Officers Memorial Fund CEO Marcia Ferranto.

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.

Tennessee Community Pushes to Name Public Park After Slain Officer

The parks director in Hendersonville, TN, says that he's had dozens of citizens request that the agency rename the Batey Farm Park after fallen Officer Spencer Bristol, who died tragically on Monday.

Indiana Agency's Christmas Tree Honors Fallen Officers

Inside the lobby of the Clinton County (IN) Sheriff's Department, the Christmas tree looks just like any other, except this one has more than 120 wooden angels, each engraved with the name of a fallen officer.

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.

Chicago Police Department Retires Stars of Three Fallen Officers

The Chicago Police Department on Tuesday retired the stars of three officers killed in the line of duty last year.

California Legislature Passes Resolution Dedicating Freeway to Fallen Officer

The California Legislature late last week approved a resolution that will officially dedicate a five-mile stretch of Interstate 5 to Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona, who was murdered in January 2019.

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Memorial Rock Honoring Slain Officer Defaced by Vandals

Two large rocks beside a freeway in California's Central Valley, which were painted in memory of slain Sacramento Officer Tara O'Sullivan, were defaced by vandals over the weekend.