Latest National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Stories

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...

2009-05-04 11:00:00

Grant Also Funds Domestic Violence Prevention Program at Museum; Actor and Director Eric Close, of CBS' 'Without A Trace,' Takes Part in Launch Event WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announced Monday (May 4) that it received a $1.5 million grant from the Verizon Foundation to develop educational and interactive technology programs at the planned National Law Enforcement Museum. The facility, to be located in Judiciary Square, will be the...

2009-04-16 12:06:00

Officers from Prince George's County (MD), Los Angeles County (CA) and Pell City (AL) who died in 2008 are among the first names to be engraved this year on the nation's monument to fallen law enforcement officers WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last June 27, Prince George's County Police Corporal Richard Findley was part of a team of officers attempting to stop and arrest the occupants of a stolen vehicle in Laurel, Maryland. Corporal Findley was intentionally struck and...

2009-02-11 05:00:00

New timeline and cost-saving measures announced to deal with tough economic realities WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planners for the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum today announced an extended timeline and substantial cost-saving measures "to keep the project on track despite the very challenging economic times that our nation is facing." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090112/DC57979LOGO) The new plan calls for construction to commence in the fall...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.