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The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum is deeply concerned about current events around the country. We are an organization that cares deeply about diversity, fairness, respect, honor, and justice. Our actions, both individually and collectively, can make a difference in our communities around the nation, and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum is committed even more to being one of those difference makers.

We will continue to focus on the history of law enforcement and, with every opportunity, introduce the public to the good men and women who sacrifice their lives to keep us safe. Likewise, we understand and will continue to acknowledge the history, complexities, and challenges that exist between American law enforcement and communities of color.

We are uniquely positioned to bring Congress, law enforcement, and civic groups together and set the table for progressive, solution-based discussions. We are committed to bringing communities and law enforcement together to create safer environments for all.

We invite you to share your unique ideas and examples of programs from your community that will provide positive outcomes.

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The Museum Experience

The National Law Enforcement Museum is dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors a “walk in the shoes” experience. The Museum is working to expand and enrich the relationship shared by law enforcement and the community through educational journeys, immersive exhibitions, and insightful programs.

Learn what it’s like to be a cop and test your knowledge and skills in DC’s newest and most interactive Museum.

  • Decision-making Training Simulator
  • 9-1-1 Emergency Ops Dispatch Experience
  • Interactive Web of Law Enforcement
  • Immersive Forensics and Evidence Gathering Interactives
  • And so much more!

Coming Up

Please join the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum as thought leaders from law enforcement and civic organizations discuss the evolution and challenges of anti-bias training, as well as solutions to meet the need for enhanced training regimens in police academies.

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Get the inside scoop on Museum events, historical artifacts and law enforcement-related issues from the those in the know. Our Museum staff shares their experiences every week on the official blog. Don’t miss your chance to hear it from experts!

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