National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces November 2021 Officer of the Month

Flagler County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy rescued a young boy from burning home. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce the November 2021 Officer of the Month, K-9 Deputy First Class (DFC) Marcus Dawson of the Flagler County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office. Dawson successfully …

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Serving with Duty, Honor and Respect.

After decades of service, Chief Patrick Montuore steps down as Executive Director of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2021) — To everything there is a season, and after nearly three decades of service, a new season is emerging for retired Florham Park, N.J., police chief, Patrick Montuore. On October 31, …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces October 2021 Officer of the Month

Ewing (NJ) Police Officer rescued trapped woman from rapid Hurricane Ida floodwaters. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce the October 2021 Officer of the Month is Justin Quinlan of the Ewing Police Department (N.J.). Officer Quinlan rescued a woman from severe floodwaters caused …

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National Law Enforcement Museum to Host Program on Officer Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress | Part I: HOPE

Part I of program series, Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together, to be held November 15-17. WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2021) – As part of its special two-part program, “Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together,” the National Law Enforcement Museum will host a free, virtual series of one-on-one interviews, spanning three consecutive nights on the …

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National Law Enforcement Museum to Host Program on Officer Trauma and Post-Traumatic stress

Program series, Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together, to be held November 15 – 17. WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2021) – The National Law Enforcement Museum (NLEM) will host a free, two-part virtual program titled “Trauma and 9/11: Facing Challenges Together,” to explore the ways officer trauma is viewed, after the 9/11 attacks exposed a …

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National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces September 2021 Officer of the Month

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces September 2021 Officer of the Month WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2021) — The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum (NLEMM) is pleased to announce September 2021 Officer of the Month, Deputy Sheriff Michael Hutton, of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (CO). Deputy Hutton was shot three times while …

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Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and “Stand Watch for the Fallen,” A Reminder to the Fallen and Survivors that They Are Not Alone

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 16, 2021) — Following the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary, and guests will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and “Stand Watch for the Fallen.” Since …

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Police Unity Tour Ride-In and Ceremony Held as Part of Police Weekend 2021

Riders to complete 300-mile journey to show support for law enforcement Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2021) — Today, leaders and members of the Police Unity Tour will complete their 300-mile journey to honor those who have fallen in the line of duty. The annual “ride for those that died” pays tribute to fallen officers, as …

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33rd Annual Candlelight Vigil Honoring 701 Fallen Police Officers Added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Attorney General Merrick Garland leads the lighting of candles and reading of fallen officers’ names, including 434 from 2019 and 2020 and 267 prior-year fatalities. Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2021) — The names of 701 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty – including 434 who died in 2019 and 2020 …

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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to Host Officer Safety and Wellness Conference and Awards Ceremony

Washington, D.C. (October 8, 2021) — The Destination Zero Officer Safety and Wellness Conference and Awards Ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, October 15, is an annual gathering of law enforcement officials who are dedicated to improving the safety and wellness of their employees. This year’s virtual program will feature topics on Officer Safety …

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