Director of the Officer Safety, Wellness and Research Department
Nicholas Breul is the Director of the Officer Safety, Wellness and Research Department of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. He is responsible for the current and historic research that is conducted on line-of-duty deaths and the management of five grants. He is a retired Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department Lieutenant, who oversaw portions of the Traffic Safety Branch and served as the Police Department Historian. Over his extensive career at MPD, Nick served in a variety of capacities; supervising a homicide squad, joining an elite team of deadly force investigators and serving as a member of the Public Information Office. Nick retired in 2013 and prior to coming to the Memorial Fund, he served as the Director of Security for the Washington National Cathedral.