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Take a look back at past "Witness" discussions
The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald: November 24,1963

The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald: November 24,1963

Two days after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated during a visit to Dallas, Texas, Detective James R. Leavelle of the Dallas Police Department was assigned to escort Lee Harvey Oswald, from police headquarters to the county jail.

September 11, 2001

September 11, 2001

Ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, three law enforcement officers recall their experiences of the deadliest day in law enforcement history.

Air Florida Flight 90 Crash, January 13, 1982

Air Florida Flight 90 Crash, January 13, 1982

On the afternoon on January 13, 1982, the roads within and surrounding the District were crowded with commuters heading home after the government closed early after a major snowstorm hit the area.

Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

The National Law Enforcement Museum hosted a panel discussion around the June 5, 1968, assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

Washington, DC-area Sniper Attacks, 10 Years Later

Washington, DC-area Sniper Attacks, 10 Years Later

For three weeks in October 2002, the DC metropolitan area lived in fear of a serial sniper who killed 10 people and wounded many others in a series of seemingly random shootings in Washington, DC; Maryland, and Virginia.

The ATF Raid at Waco

The ATF Raid at Waco

On February 7, 2013, the National Law Enforcement Museum hosted a panel discussion on the raid on the Branch Davidian Compound by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).

The Hunt for the Green River Killer

The Hunt for the Green River Killer

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the National Law Enforcement Museum held a panel discussion on the Green River Killer through expert analysis and the insights of those involved in the investigation.

The Investigation of Robert Hanssen

The Investigation of Robert Hanssen

On October 1, 2013, the National Law Enforcement Museum and the International Spy Museum hosted a panel discussion on the investigation of notorious Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent and Russian spy, Robert Hanssen.

DarkMarket and the FBI Agent Who Became Master Splyntr

DarkMarket and the FBI Agent Who Became Master Splyntr

On April 8, 2014, the National Law Enforcement Museum and the International Spy Museum hosted a panel discussion on the investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) into the illegal website, DarkMarket.

Investigating the Unabomber

Investigating the Unabomber

On September 20, 2014, the National Law Enforcement Museum and the Newseum hosted a panel discussion about the 17-year long investigation of the Unabomber.

Attica: Beyond the Riot

Attica: Beyond the Riot

More than 50-years after the violent events at the Attica Correctional Facility, scholars and witnesses to the event joined the National Law Enforcement Museum for a panel discussion on April 14, 2015.

Boston Marathon Bombing

Boston Marathon Bombing

On April 15, 2013, two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon shook the United States and changed the lives everyone involved.

Operation Shadow Game

Operation Shadow Game

On April 19, 2016, the National Law Enforcement Museum welcomed members of the Arellano Félix Organization Task Force to speak about their involvement with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s longest open drug cartel case.

Investigation O.J. Simpson: The Case of DNA

Investigation O.J. Simpson: The Case of DNA

On June 13, 1994, Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were found brutally murdered at her home. Detective Tom Lange’s connection to the investigation began when he was told to report to the Brentwood murder scene.

Eagle One: Rescue and Recovery of Air Florida Flight 90

Eagle One: Rescue and Recovery of Air Florida Flight 90

The National Law Enforcement Museum hosted a panel discussion on the rescue and recovery of the tragic Air Florida Flight 90. The Boeing 737 was doomed from the start.

Assassin in the Crowd: Protecting President Regan at the Hilton

Assassin in the Crowd: Protecting President Regan at the Hilton

The National Law Enforcement Museum held a panel discussion on the March 30, 1981, attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

Attack on the U.S.S. Cole: Precursor to 9/11

Attack on the U.S.S. Cole: Precursor to 9/11

On March 14, 2019, the National Law Enforcement Museum hosted a panel discussion about the investigation of the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen’s Aden Harbor.

Witness - Stonewall Riots: Fifty Years of Change for Law Enforcement and the LGBTQ Community

Witness - Stonewall Riots: Fifty Years of Change for Law Enforcement and the LGBTQ Community

On June 28, 1969, members of New York City’s LGBTQ community led a series of violent street demonstrations in response to a raid on the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in Greenwich Village.

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