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2010-12-27 16:52:00

Line-of-duty deaths surge nearly 40 percent; Firearms-related killings increase by more than 20 percent for second year in a row WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of U.S. law enforcement fatalities spiked by 37 percent in 2010 -- an alarming increase that follows two years of declining deaths among our nation's policing professionals. (Logo: http://photo.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090112/DC57979LOGO) A total of 160 federal, state and local law enforcement...

2010-12-15 08:42:00

Study Points to Lack of Resources, Funding, Training, & Recognizing LINK between Animal Cruelty & Human Violence NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking research study just released by the ASPCA®( )(American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) stresses the critical role that animal services and animal cruelty investigations play in communities nationwide while pointing out the obstacles that law...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

Enforcement software deal connects over 6,000 law enforcement officers across the US WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire/ - The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has selected Niche Technology Inc.'s Records Management System (RMS) for the implementation of its Incident Management Analysis & Reporting System (IMARS). Niche RMS will enable seamless data sharing between more than 6,000 law enforcement officers from six agencies across one-fifth of the USA's land-base, creating one of the...

2010-05-15 10:00:00

29th Annual Memorial Service Honors Officers' Sacrifice WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Fraternal Order of Police and its Auxiliary will gather on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol to honor the one hundred and twenty-three (123) law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. The National Peace Officers' Memorial Service is the capstone event of National Police Week, which began this year on 10 May. Chuck Canterbury, National President of the...

2010-05-13 19:55:00

Attorney General Eric Holder leads the lighting of candles and reading of the officers' names; 116 officers were killed in the line of duty in 2009, the lowest total in 50 years WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The names of 324 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty -- 116 of them during 2009 -- were formally dedicated on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Thursday evening in Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

NLEOMF, Officer.com teaming up to provide free online access to the ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring officers killed in the line of duty WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is teaming up with Officer.com to offer a live Internet webcast of the Candlelight Vigil for fallen officers, beginning at 8 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, May 13. To register in advance for this free online event,...

2009-10-13 09:15:00

Four officers from Maryland and Virginia and four federal agents who lost their lives in the performance of duty over the past 12 months are being recognized during October 15 ceremony in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Law enforcement leaders, survivors of officers killed in the line of duty and other supporters will mark the 18th anniversary of the dedication of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on October 15, at 11 a.m., during the annual...

2009-10-01 11:30:00

Citizens are encouraged to share photos showing they 'will always remember' officers who have died in the line of duty; photo contest winner will receive travel package to attend National Police Week 2010 WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help commemorate its 25th anniversary, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund today launched Will Always Remember, an online photo tribute campaign that encourages Americans to show their support for the men and women of law...

2009-05-28 09:01:00

Pre-race ceremonies to remember fallen officers; driver Jeff Gordon features National Law Enforcement Museum on his No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's law enforcement officers will be saluted, and those killed in the line of duty remembered, this Sunday, May 31, at Dover International Speedway during the "Autism Speaks 400, presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips & Cheese" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the track widely known as the...

2009-05-13 19:00:00

Attorney General Holder delivers keynote address, leads lighting of candles as 387 names are dedicated on National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder leading the solemn ritual, the names of 387 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty were read aloud and formally dedicated on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., Wednesday night during the 21st annual Candlelight Vigil...


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