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End of Year Report


Law enforcement fatalities in the U.S. rose 24 percent in 2014, reversing what had been two years of dramatic declines in line of duty deaths, based on preliminary data compiled and released on December 30, 2014 by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Read the rest of the Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report here...

Officer Fatality Update
 December 30, 2014

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Firearms   50   32   +56%
Traffic   49   44   +11%
Other   27   26   +4%

The Memorial Fund partners with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) VALOR program, designed to reduce felonious officer deaths. Check out more officer safety-related content.

Event Recap: When Police Shoot
A dialogue on the use of force

On Wednesday, December 3, the National Law Enforcement Museum and The Memorial Foundation, builder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, hosted the Museum’s inaugural Conversations on Law Enforcement panel discussion entitled When Police Shoot: A Dialogue on the Use of Force in the US Navy Memorial’s Burke Theater. The event provided an opportunity for a national discussion on police training and procedure, and the use of force. Learn more...

When Police Shoot: A dialogue on the use of force

Officer of the Month Award
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Chief of Police Thomas Fowler, Sergeant Robert Roy, and Officer Michael Alder of the Salisbury (MA) Police Department, as well as Officer Justin Murphy of the Seabrook (NH) Police Department as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Awards for December 2014. Learn more...

Law Enforcement Appreciation Events
Find an event near you!
1/8 7:00 pm Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers
2/11 7:30 pm Utah Jazz at Dallas Mavericks Tickets
2/21 7:00 pm Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils Tickets
3/10 7:00 pm Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers Tickets
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Destination Zero
Tell us about your innovative safety or wellness programs.
In cooperation with the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is engaged in the Destination Zero Project, which serves to acknowledge effective safety and wellness initiatives that help drive down the risk factors that are proven to lead to officer injuries and deaths. The Memorial Fund is seeking information on any innovative safety or wellness programs that are currently implemented for the physical and/or mental well-being of their officers. Share your program with us...
Destination Zero Officer Safety 

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