What: The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building — the nation’s only museum that explores nearly every facet of American law enforcement opening to the public on October 13, 2018 — will host an opening ceremony and ribbon cutting ahead of the public grand opening and Community Day celebration later in the week.
Remarks will be given by National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund leadership, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, Motorola Solutions Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Brown, and former Philadelphia (PA) Police Department Commissioner Charles Ramsey. A video message from former President George W. Bush will also be shown.
Members of the media are invited to attend. There will be a media riser available to capture photos and videos.
When: Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:30 am
Where: 444 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Who: Spokespeople will be available for interviews and to answer questions including:
- David Brant, Executive Director, National Law Enforcement Museum
- Craig Floyd, CEO, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
- Rebecca Looney, Senior Director of Exhibits & Programs, National Law Enforcement Museum
- Greg Brown, Chairman & CEO, Motorola Solutions
- Charles Ramsey, Former Philadelphia (PA) Police Commissioner and former Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia
Interested media can request credentials using this link: LawEnforcementMuseum.org/MediaCredentials
About the National Law Enforcement Museum
Authorized by Congress in the year 2000, the 57,000-square-foot National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Foundation Solutions Building will be a mostly underground institution located adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC’s Judiciary Square. The Museum tells the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors a “walk in the shoes” experience along with educational journeys, immersive exhibitions, and insightful programs. The Museum is an initiative of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a [501(c)(3)] organization established in 1984. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Museum, visit www.LawEnforcementMuseum.org.
Steve Groeninger – National Law Enforcement Museum