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MUSEUM INSIDER ARCHIVE VOLUME VIII | ISSUE 3

25 Law Enforcement Heroes

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, here are 25 pioneers in US law enforcement history. The list includes inventors, explorers, innovators and reformers. Each month during 2016 we will commemorate our silver anniversary with a new list of 25. So check back next month for 25 more fun facts about US law enforcement.

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Take a Tour
 

Assassinations Walking Tour in DC

Spring is coming! Take a walk with The National Law Enforcement Museum on our Assassinations Tour. Let the experts on law enforcement guide you through the underside of the nation’s capital.

Guests will enjoy a 90 minute walking tour in the heart of DC. Get tickets now!

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History's Blotter: March 18, 1990 | Missing Masterpieces
 

Missing Masterpieces

In the early hours of March 18, 1990, thirteen masterpieces were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, worth approximately $500 million.

Let's travel back to March 18, 1990 to learn about a moment in law enforcement history.

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Watch Interview
 

A Conversation with Commander Marcus Jones

In December 2015, Marcus Jones sat down with the National Law Enforcement Museum for an oral history interview. The Montgomery County (MD) Police Department’s Third District Commander spoke about his career that has spanned over thirty years with department and the many changes he has seen since graduating from the Academy in the 1980s.

View Marcus Jones’ videos and oral history.

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The Forensic Detectives
 

Teachers Plan for Summer Camp

The Teacher Advisory Group is helping the Museum develop a fun-filled science summer camp called The Forensic Detectives debuting this summer.

The Forensic Detectives summer camp will be offered free of charge to 24 middle school students that attend a Title 1 school in the District of Columbia. Participants will be selected through an essay contest.

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 Caption Contest  

Caption Contest

The Museum’s collection includes photographs that reveal law enforcement history—from national milestones to no-frills everyday routines. Some of Museum staff’s favorites are those mysterious photos that border on bizarre, posing the question, what is going on in this picture? See the winning caption for this photo.

Congratulations to Luis B. for submitting last month's winning caption!

Check out the archive to see all the winning photos and captions so far.

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