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Richard Belzer, Law & Order: SVU, Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, Philadelphia (PA) Police Department, and Others Headline Third Annual National Law Enforcement Museum Gala

October 5, 2012

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will host its Third Annual National Law Enforcement Museum Gala at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Friday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. The Gala will honor America’s law enforcement officers with proceeds benefiting the National Law Enforcement Museum, which currently is under construction in Washington, DC and planned to open in early 2015.

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The star-studded dinner is being chaired by Greg Brown, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Solutions, Inc., and emceed by Richard Belzer from Law & Order: SVU. The evening’s Reel to Real theme will focus on that exhibit in the forthcoming Museum that will compare and contrast how law enforcement is depicted in movies and television to real-life policing.

Press must RSVP by Thursday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. EDT to steve@nleomf.org.

What: National Law Enforcement Museum Gala

Who: Richard Belzer, Law & Order: SVU
Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, Philadelphia (PA) Police Department
Greg Brown, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Craig W. Floyd, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Special guests, including corporate sponsors, government representatives, members of the law enforcement community, Memorial Fund Board of Directors, staff and supporters

When: Friday, October 12, 2012
Reception at 6:30 p.m. EDT; program and dinner at 7:30 p.m. EDT

Where: The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Atrium
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

More details of the Gala can be found at: www.LawMemorial.org/gala.

About the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Founded in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. The Memorial Fund maintains the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., which contains the names of 19,660 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history. The Memorial Fund is now working to create the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary artifacts, extensive resources for research, and diverse educational programming. For more information, visit www.LawMemorial.org.

About the National Law Enforcement Museum
Authorized by Congress in the year 2000, the 55,000-square-foot National Law Enforcement Museum will be a mostly underground institution located adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC’s Judiciary Square. The Museum will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary artifacts, extensive resources for research, and diverse educational programming. Museum construction has commenced with a projected opening in early 2015. The Museum is an initiative of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a private non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization established in 1984. The Memorial Fund is dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Museum, visit www.LawEnforcementMuseum.org.

For media credentials or for information contact Steve Groeninger (202) 737-7135 or email steve@nleomf.org

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