July 2011 — Volume III Issue 5 Insider

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The mission of the National Law Enforcement Museum is to tell the story of American law enforcement through exhibits, collections, research and education. The Museum dynamically engages the broadest possible audience in this story in an effort to build mutual respect and foster cooperation between the public and the law enforcement profession. By doing so, the Museum contributes to a safer society and serves to uphold the democratic ideals of the U.S. Constitution.

July 2011—Insider
Volume 3 Issue 5

Clint Eastwood takes on new role as Honorary Chairman for Memorial and Museum

Witness to History: The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald

Exhibits of the National Law Enforcement Museum:
To Serve and Protect

Artifact Detective: July 2011

Meet Marion Ramey, Member of the Museum’s Advisory Council

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Clint Eastwood takes on new role as Honorary Chairman for National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum

 
Actor, director and producer
Clint Eastwood

Legendary actor, and Oscar award-winning director and producer Clint Eastwood has agreed to serve as Honorary Chairman for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum in Washington, DC.
“The National Memorial and Museum are long overdue and richly deserved tributes to the men and women in law enforcement,” declared Mr. Eastwood.  “On average, an officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in America every 53 hours.  Some 60,000 officers a year are assaulted resulting in 16,000 injuries.  Yet, despite those daunting risks, some 800,000 men and women go out every day to serve and protect us.  I am deeply honored to help tell their heroic story of service and sacrifice,” he stated.
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) built and dedicated America’s national monument to fallen peace officers in1991, and is now constructing the National Law Enforcement Museum.  The National Memorial bears the names of 19,298 names of Federal, state and local officers who have been killed in the line of duty, dating back to the first death in 1791.  Officer deaths have spiked the past two years, including 102 fatalities ... Read entire article

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