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Statement from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Chairman & CEO Craig W. Floyd Regarding Wauwatosa (WI) Police Officer Jennifer Sebena

March 21, 2013

Washington, DC—“Our Board of Directors met today and decided to reconsider an earlier determination by our Names Committee not to include Wauwatosa (WI) Police Officer Jennifer Sebena on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

“We are very sensitive to the unique circumstances of this case and believe that further research and review is warranted.  The Memorial Fund will continue to examine and investigate this case in the coming months, and will be reaching out to the Wauwatosa Police Department for further information and assistance.

“A final decision will be made on Officer Sebena’s case no later than early 2014.  We regret the delay, but want to make sure that our Board of Directors makes a fully informed and correct decision.” 

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About the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Founded in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America's law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. The Memorial Fund maintains the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, which contains the names of 19,660 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history. The Memorial Fund is now working to create the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, collections, research, and education. For more information, visit www.LawMemorial.org.

MEDIA CONTACT 
Steve Groeninger
steve@nleomf.org | (202) 737-7135