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"As of July 20, 2016, firearms fatalities for law enforcement officers jumped 78 percent from the previous year." Learn more...

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Construction of the National Law Enforcement Museum has begun. The Memorial Fund’s mission is to tell the story of American law enforcement and make it safer for those who serve. Learn more...

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Run for the Badge

Join us on October 15, 2016 for a 5K Run or Walk at the Memorial in honor of all law enforcement officers. Register Today...

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Download 2016 Mid-Year Officer Fatalities Report

2016 Mid-Year Officer Fatalities Report

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According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as of July 20, 2016, sixty-seven federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year, increasing eight percent over the 62 officers killed in the same period last year.

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Memorial and Museum Updates

Preliminary Officer Fatalities
Preliminary Officer Fatalities The Memorial Fund serves as a nationwide clearinghouse of information and statistics on law enforcement line-of-duty deaths.
Recently Fallen
Recently Fallen Investigator Anthony Freeman Bibb County (GA) Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: May 5, 2016
Witness to History
Witness to History Operation Shadow Game: How the DEA broke the Tijuana Cartel

April 29, 2016 Panel discussion with the officers who took down one of Mexico’s most notorious drug cartels.

Officer of the Month
July 2016 Officer of the Month Officer Timothy Purdy of the Charlotte-Mechlenburg (NC) Police Department

Memorial Fund in the News

Memorial Fund in the News

Report: Deadly shootings of officers up 78 percent
Source: Fox News - Peter Doocy reports from Washington
Date: July 27, 2016

Deadly shootings of officers up 78%—Shepard Smith Reporting.

Shooting deaths of police up 78 percent this year; ‘troubling’ to memorial fund
Source: The Washington Times By Andrea Noble
Date: July 27, 2016

The number of U.S. law enforcement officers shot dead on the job is up 78 percent this year compared with the same period last year, according to preliminary data from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.


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Run for the Badge

About Run for the Badge

Your participation in Run for the Badge is a powerful way to support the mission of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Every dollar you raise goes toward honoring and remembering the heroes of American law enforcement. Supporters like you and your donors allow us to carry on our important work.

Ways to Participate

There's an option for everyone at the Run for the Badge!

Runner: 5K course
Walker: Walk on October 15.
Virtual: Participate remotely.
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