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Stories of 9-11

The names of more than 19,000 officers who have died in the line-of-duty are engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC - including the 72 officers who perished on 9-11.

Dedicated to protecting public safety, serving their communities and defending America’s freedom, these officers are heroes whose courageous actions are remembered by a grateful nation.

None of us will every forget where we were on that Tuesday, now known forever as 9-11. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund invites you to share your personal experiences and stories of 9-11, the deadliest day in law enforcement history – to show your support for these true American heroes.

Read some of the stories of 9-11 below.

I went to the chapel ...

And will always remember.

I remember 9-11

I will never forget.

42 Days at Ground Zero

One of the worst tragedies in American history

The Silence

Dear NLEO Memorial Fund

I will never forget 9-11

I have no words

  
By sharing your story with us, we can fulfill our promise that "They Shall Not Be Forgotten!"