November 2011 — Volume III Issue 9 Insider






Vanya Scott
Acting Senior Director of Museum Programs

Rebecca Fulcher
School Program Specialist

Joy Veenstra
Collections Management Intern

Sarah Haggerty
Curatorial and Collections Assistant

Mission Statement: 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.

Director's Corner: J. Edgar Movie Premiere
Clint Eastwood, Honorary Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum, shares a laugh with guests at the J. Edgar premiere.

The National Law Enforcement Museum co-hosted an exciting event on Tuesday, November 8. A red carpet movie premiere of J. Edgar, a biopic directed by Clint Eastwood, Honorary Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Museum, was held at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The film narrates the complex and compelling life of the first FBI Director, J. Edgar Hoover. Through a donation from the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, the Museum collection contains more than 5,000 items from Director Hoover’s estate, including his office desk, chair and telephone, presentation items, awards, photographs, correspondence, books, recordings of his speeches, and numerous other items that relate to his personal and professional life, including his tenure as director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972 ...  Read about the J. Edgar Premiere and more



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