Check out some of the recent news stories about the Museum and the work of the Memorial Fund. More
Answer Man: Why are police officers called 'cops'?
Source: Steve Pokin, SPOKIN@NEWS-LEADER.COM
Date: March 20, 2016
Answer Man: Why do they call police officers “cops”? And when did it start? I quickly called a real source, Rebecca Looney, deputy director of the National Law Enforcement Museum.
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to Build New Museum
Source: NBCDFW.COM By Don Peritz, Jr.
Date: February 1, 2016
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), authorized in 2000 by Congress and then U.S. President Bill Clinton, announced days ago that it has successfully secured tax-exempt bond financing to build the first national museum designed to tell the story of American law enforcement.
Law Enforcement Museum Inches Closer to Opening in Washington, DC, Video
Source: By Sarah Fulton
Date: August 13, 2015
J. Edgar Hoover had a collection of Asian art and a desk roughly the size smart car. Elliot Ness’ two-part paper badge is numbered 3423. The cryptic note on the tarot card left by the D.C. Snipers for police is written in blue ballpoint pen. Soon, the public will be able to see these items for themselves.