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Officer Fatality Update
Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities: Preliminary 2012 Numbers
June 28, 2012





Total Fatalities 52 93 -44%
Firearms-related 19 39 -51%
Traffic-related 21 33 -36%
Other Causes 12 21 -43%

Preliminary Fatalities June 2012

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 Candlelight Vigil DVD Pre-Order Now Available    
Experience the power and emotion of this 24th annual tribute to America’s fallen law enforcement officers. Includes moving musical tributes, a stunning blue laser light show, keynote address by Attorney General Eric Holder and the reading of the 362 newly-engraved names on the Memorial.
 Pre-order now for shipment in late-July...

2012 Candlelight Vigil DVD

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...

Officers of the Month
June 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Detective Michael Pellegrino, Officer Jeffrey Caldwell, and Officer Frederick Dow of the Ewing (NJ) Police Department as its Officers of the Month for June 2012.  Read more... 

June 2012 Officers of the Month

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: 

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
 7/17 Washington, DC
Washington Nationals v. New York Mets Tickets
MLB  7/29 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Diamondbacks v. New York Mets Tickets
MLB  8/7 Corona, NY New York Mets v. Florida Marlins
MLB  9/18 Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Indians v. Minnesota Twins Tickets

Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember
October 13-14, 2012
Register now for the second annual Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember. With a 5K run on October 13th and a 54-mile bike ride on the 14th, the Ride & Run honors the contribution and sacrifice law enforcement officers make every day. Join as an individual or start a team. This year, participants can Ride & Run, as “Road Warriors.”
Law Enforcement Ride & Run

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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