Events

Featured Event

Of Things to Come: Technology, Training and New Policing Guidelines in America

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM

Police executives across the country are considering changes to how law enforcement personnel will combat crime in an era of elevated scrutiny. NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, in a letter to all personnel, acknowledged that police officers must “fight crime differently…with...

Upcoming Events

All programs are held virtually and free of charge! Click here to support the important educational programming of the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum.

October 7

Crisis and Homeless Intervention Strategies

A discussion regarding the role of law enforcement have with crisis and homeless intervention today and in the future. Register

October 10

National Run for the Badge

Registration for the National 2020 Run for the Badge 5K is open! Join National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum supporters around the country on October 10, 2020, to honor law enforcement by participating in this special day from your home or community. To stay safe during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Run for the Badge will be held exclusively as a national virtual event. On October 10, runners, walkers, and Memorial and Museum supporters across the U.S. will participate in this traditional event remotely — raising, money, gathering teams or running individually, and earning prizes! Register

October 11

Fallen Officers Honored in 2020 | Memorial Service and Reading of Names

Join us virtually at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for a live reading of the 307 names added to the walls of the Memorial this spring. In addition to special remarks and the reading of names, there will be an Honor Guard presentation. Access the service on the Memorial Facebook page at 10:00am Eastern. This service is made possible by Verizon. Join Us

October 14

Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention is a major topic within law enforcement. Programs are being created across the country on how to help our officers and their families through health and wellness programs as well as exploring other avenues to prevent tragedy. Register

October 21

Youth-Led Initiatives and Jail Diversion Programs

Across the country, there are many youth-led and jail diversion programs with the goal of removing youth early in the juvenile justice process to avoid later negative outcomes associated with formal processing. This panel will discuss the different methods that are being used by various organizations. Register

November 4

The STEM Series – Data Science and Law Enforcement

A new initiative of the National Law Enforcement Museum and Memorial is focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. Our first in this new series will focus on the data science and how law enforcement utilizes these findings. Register

November 18

The STEM Series – Safety and Wellness Technology

A new initiative of the National Law Enforcement Museum and Memorial is focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. Our second webinar in this series will focus on safety and wellness technology used by law enforcement to ensure their health is a top priority. Register

December 2

Shifting Policies: Use of Force

In today's political climate, the use of force that police utilize is often called into question. This panel discussion will focus on policies in place and the work that is being done to ensure that the use of force is being upheld lawfully while still protecting our officers in the line of duty. Register

Events Calendar

8:00 PM Eastern
May 13

Virtual Candlelight Vigil

Law Enforcement
Ceremony

This year, 307 names are being engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC, adding to the nearly 22,000 killed in the line of duty already memorialized there. Join us as law enforcement leaders, celebrities,...

6:00 PM EDT
May 20

Viewpoint Virtual Happy Hour: Reflections on the 2010 West Memphis Shooting with Sheriff Mike Neal

Law Enforcement
Talk

A toast to hero Sheriff Michael K. Neal Hear the first-hand experience of Sheriff Michael K. Neal on the 10th anniversary of the unforgettable day in West Memphis, Arkansas, that has been memorialized by the signature suspended truck on permanent...

2:00 PM
Jun 24

The Definition of Insanity: Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Law Enforcement
Talk

Join the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum for this special exploration of the PBS documentary The Definition of Insanity. The film chronicles the Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project, an innovative prison diversion program. The Definition of Insanity illustrates how...

1:00 pm
Jul 14

Panel Discussion: Mid-Year Law Enforcement Fatalities Report

Law Enforcement
Talk

Keeping Officers’ Names Off the Wall Please join us for a presentation of the preliminary numbers of U.S. law enforcement fatalities from January – June 2020 as recorded by the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum. Reviewing and discussing this...

Panel Discussion: Law Enforcement Anti-Bias Programs
2:00 PM
Aug 10

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Law Enforcement Anti-Bias Programs

Talk

American Sign Language (ASL) and Closed Captioning will be available for this program. Many states throughout the U.S. have mandated that officers go through anti-bias training as part of sweeping police legislation. Anti-bias training has been part of officer training...

2:00 PM
Sep 09

Equitable Policing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Law Enforcement
Talk

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the role of police has expanded to include the enforcement of public-health safety regulations in congruence with local, state, and federal law. With citizens of their jurisdictions eager to escape quarantine and return...

11:00 AM
Sep 30

Of Things to Come: Technology, Training and New Policing Guidelines in America

Law Enforcement
Talk

Police executives across the country are considering changes to how law enforcement personnel will combat crime in an era of elevated scrutiny. NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, in a letter to all personnel, acknowledged that police officers must “fight crime differently…with...