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Officer Fatality Update
Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities: Preliminary 2012 Numbers
April 19, 2012





Total Fatalities 37 63 -41%
Firearms-related 14 29 -52%
Traffic-related 13 19 -32%
Other Causes 10 15 -33%

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The Memorial Fund is proud to partner with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on traffic-related officer safety initiatives and with the Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on the VALOR program to improve officer safety.  

2012 National Police Week
May 13-19, 2012
We're looking forward to seeing you at 2012 National Police Week in Washington, DC! Check out the schedule of events to plan your itinerary.

Interested in volunteering at Police Week? Sign up today!

For those who can't make it this year, be sure to register for a live webcast of the 24th annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13 at 8 pm EDT

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Light a Virtual Candle
As we approach 2012 National Police Week and the 24th annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13, we invite you to light a virtual candle and leave a tribute message to honor America’s law enforcement officers – especially our fallen heroes. It’s a perfect way to honor a fallen hero or post a message in honor of an officer currently serving today. Light a candle...

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2012 Harley-Davidson Raffle
Enter to win a 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic® Electra Glide® Peace Officer Special Edition
Tickets are going fast! $25 each. Proceeds support the National Law Enforcement Museum. To purchase tickets call 1.877.622.BIKE (2453) or 202.737.3402 or visit the Memorial Fund Visitors Center & Store at 400 7th St. NW. Each transaction includes a 2012 National Police Week Memorial Fund Harley-Davidson T-Shirt! (One shirt per transaction; all ONE SIZE.)
Drawing will be held on May 16, 2012, 4pm, at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Offices. Raffle winner need not be present to win. Read more...

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National Law Enforcement Museum Gala 
Save the Date: October 12, 2012

  Gala Oct 12, 2012

Where? The Gala will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. Check back for updated information...

Officer of the Month
April 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Patrol Officer Christin Rudell of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) as its Officer of the Month for April 2012.

On January 30, 2011, Officers Christin Rudell and Deanna Pulley responded to a report of an unruly female patron at a local bar. When they arrived on the scene to investigate, the bar staff identified the ...  Read more... 

Patrol Officer Christin Rudell - April 2012 Officer of the M

Law Enforcement Appreciation Events
The Memorial Fund launched an initiative to collaborate with professional sports teams (of the NHL, NBA, MLS, MLB and more) to honor the nation's law enforcement officers by organizing special Law Enforcement Appreciation events and ticket packages.

Check out some upcoming events, including the Memorial Fund's 4th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Dover International Speedway on June 3!

Questions? Contact John Shanks, Director of Development & Law Enforcement Relations by email or call 202.737.8529.  View full list of current scheduled events...

 League  Date  Location  Event  Tickets
MLB  5/24 Chicago, IL Chicago White Sox v. Minnesota Twins
NASCAR  6/3 Dover, DE Sprint Cup Series Race at Dover International Speedway Tickets
MLB  6/12 Seattle, WA Seattle Mariners v. San Diego Padres Tickets

Honor at the Castle Gala
April 24, 2012, 6:30pm
Huntington, Long Island (New York)

Please join the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund in Huntington, New York, to honor America's finest
the men and women of law enforcement who keep our communities safe.  Purchase tickets...

Contact Lisa Levine (The Zellman Group) at 516.403.2421 or by e-mail; or John Shanks (Memorial Fund) at 202.737.8529 or by e-mail

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Heroes Behind the Badge
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and Modern City Entertainment are teaming up to create Heroes Behind the Badge, a moving documentary about the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers serving across America. Read more...

 Heroes Behind the Badge

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