128 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Nationwide in 2019

Overall fatalities decreased 18 percent with firearms-related fatalities the leading cause of officer deaths this year Washington, DC—The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2019 decreased 18 percent over the previous year according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a nonprofit group that has long …

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Officers of the Month December 2019

Officers Dalton Foley and Olivia Martin Farmville (VA) Police Department Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has named Officers Dalton Foley and Olivia Martin of the Farmville (VA) Police Department, as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Award for December 2019. The officers responded to an early morning report of a …

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Red Ribbon Week: A Law Enforcement Legacy

The war on drugs is fought at every level in the United States, from the upper echelons of the federal government to elementary school classrooms, but during Red Ribbon Week students and officials alike commemorate the sacrifice of one man and pledge to strive for a drug-free future.

Destination Zero Now Accepting Submissions for Officer Safety and Wellness Programs

National call underway for law enforcement agencies to submit examples of existing safety programs that successfully keep officers safe and healthy Washington, DC—The Destination Zero program begins its sixth year of soliciting submissions for the National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the United States Department …

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Officer of the Month October 2019

Officer Brian Rehg Knox County (TN) Sheriff’s Office Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has named Master Police Officer Joe Allen of the Knox County (TN) Sheriff’s Office, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for October 2019. Quick thinking by traffic unit Officer Brian Rehg saved a man from …

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