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MARCH 2016
Honoring 123 Officers Lost in 2015

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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has released the roll call of names of 252 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, 123 of whom died in 2015 and 129 officers who were killed in prior years. These names will be engraved next month and formally dedicated at the 28th annual Candlelight Vigil held on the National Mall, between 3rd and 7th streets on Friday, May 13 at 8:00 pm.

Light a candle or register to watch the Vigil online on May 13.

Officer Fatality Update
March 30, 2016

March 2016 Newsletter Fatalities






Firearms   15   7   +114%
Traffic   12   13   -8%
Other   2   7   -71%

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

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263rd Session of FBI National Academy Visits Memorial
On the crisp, clear evening of Tuesday, March 1, the members of the 263rd Session of the FBI National Academy crouched down by the walls to etch names onto paper, their colleagues providing extra light from their smartphones. They came to pay their respects to their fellow officers before graduating from the academy the following week.

Read about their experience at the Memorial.

263rd FBI National Academy 

Officer of the Month Award
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Trooper Jim Leonard and Trooper Rick Carlson, of the Michigan State Police, and Deputy Justin Holzschu, of the Otsego County (MI) Sheriff’s Department, as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Award for March 2016. Learn more...
2016 OTM March Newsletter

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Events
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   5/6 7:05 pm  Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees Tickets 
 5/12 7:10 pm Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox Tickets
 5/14 7:05 pm Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals Tickets
 5/23 7:10 pm Philadelphia Phillies at Detroit Tigers Tickets
 5/27 7:30 pm Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves Tickets
 5/28 2:10 pm San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Tickets
 7/23 6:10 pm Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Tickets
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NY Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox May 16, 2016

Thomson Reuters Donates $5K to Memorial Fund

The San Bernardino Police Department recently directed a $5,000 donation, to be made on their behalf by Thomson Reuters, to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Read more.

Reuters Donation 2016 

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