National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (HM18GV)

Location: Washington, DC 20001
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.805', W 77° 1.05'

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This Memorial was established by the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, as directed by an Act of the United States Congress.
The authorizing law was sponsored by U.S. Representative Mario Biaggi
and U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, and was signed by President Ronald Reagan
on October 18, 1984. The Memorial was dedicated on October 15, 1991.

Craig W. Floyd chairman
Robert H. Frank Treasurer
Suzanne Fedore Sawyer secretary
George W. Mayo, Jr. Counsel

Board Member Organizations:
Concerns of Police Survivors - Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
Fraternal Order of Police - Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary
International Association of Chiefs of Police - International Brotherhood of Police Officers
International Union of Police Associations/AFL-CIO - National Association of Police Organizations
National Black Police Association - National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
National Sheriffs' Association - Police Executive Research Forum
Police Foundation - United Federation of Police

Staff: Eunice Graves Fran Herron Kelley R. Lang Lynn Lyons-Wynne Paul Marcone Sabrina Montessa
James B. Peters Robyn M. Porter Tristan Roderick Donald E. Schaet Jan C. Scruggs
James W. Scutt Judith Vallano Rebecca Benaglia Tammy Kennedy Wolfe

Davis Buckley Architect
Raymond Kaskey Studio Sculptors
Himes Associates, LTD Project Manager
The George Hyman Construction Company General Contractor

[Panel 1: Inscriptions at the north and south ends of the reflection pool]

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

This memorial is dedicated to
all law enforcement officers in the United States of America.
Inscribed on these walls are the names of those
men and women who died in the line of duty.

[Panel 2: Artistic rendering of a rose on an officer's shield [the seal of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund] - in the deck, north end of the Memorial off F Street]

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial:
Additional Inscriptions

[Northwestern corner, beneath one of the Memorial's four large guardian lions]:

"It is not how these officers died that made them heroes; it is how the lived."
- Vivian Eney [Cross], survivor

[Northeastern corner ...]:

"The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are as bold as a lion."
- Proverbs 28:1

[Southeastern corner ...]:

"In valor there is hope."
- Tacitus

[Southwestern corner ...]:

"Carved on these walls
is the story of America,
of a continuing quest to preserve
both democracy and decency,
and to protect a national treasure
that we call the American dream."
- President George H.W. Bush
HM NumberHM18GV
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325039 N 4307253
Decimal Degrees38.89675000, -77.01750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.805', W 77° 1.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 48.30" N, 77° 1' 3.00" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 414-448 F St NW, Washington DC 20001, US
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