The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is located in the
400 block of E Street NW (between 4th and 5th Streets) in Washington DC.
The monument, dedicated on October 15, 1991, has two curved marble walls that includes the names of over 20,000 fallen law enforcement officers dating back to 1791. The walls are 304 feet in length and are lined with tall hedged trees. It's a must see for when you visit Washington DC.
For a heartfelt moment we encourage you to click on the play button above to listen to the infamous Amazing Grace song on the bagpipes. This song is played at the funeral of virtually every fallen officer.
As you listen, please acknowledge the three below organizations, all who are very dedicated to the National Memorial and the rememberance of all fallen police officers in the United States. Then scroll down to review a complete list of the many State Law Enforcement Memorials thoughout the country.
The Arizona Peace Officers Memorial is located in Bolin Memorial Park at the State Capitol in Phoenix, AZ. The monument was dedicated in 1988 in honor of all Arizona police officers who had lost their lives in the line of duty.
This monument is the Arizona Highway Patrol's dedication to their twenty-nine officers who have died in the line of duty since 1958. The monument stands just outside of their main office at 2102 West Encanto Blvd in Phoenix, AZ.
The Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation is dedicated to honor the law enforcement officers from city, county, state, military, and federal agencies who have died in the line of duty, while serving the people of Hawaii. The foundation is trying to build a memorial. Please help!!!
The Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial is located in Meridian, Idaho on the grounds of the Idaho State Police Headquarters. The memorial recognizes officers who have given their lives in the line of duty for citizens of the state.
The Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial, located on the grounds of the state capitol in Topeka, KS, is a tribute to the law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty while in service to the state.
The Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation created a memorial located in Richmond Kentucky with intent to remember law enforcement officers who have died in the state. The Kentucky State Police also has an online Fallen Trooper Memorial.
This memorial statue stands at State Police Headquarters and is a tribute to the state troopers who gave their lives while protecting the people of Louisiana. Louisiana does not yet have a statewide memorial. Please help!!!
This memorial is dedicated to Maine's fallen heroes, the police officers who have died in the line of duty. Their names are engraved in granite on the Maine Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial at the State Capitol in Augusta, Maine.
Maryland is planning a statewide memorial with intent to honor all of the fallen police and correctional officers of Maryland. This is a concept of their planned memorial. They are still looking for money to complete the project. Help them out!!!
The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation dedicated a memorial to fallen police officers. It is located in Ashburton Park (adjacent to the State House), near the intersection of Ashburton Place and Bowdoin Street, Boston, MA.
This memorial will serve to remind all of the sacrifices of those officers who died making Michigan a better, safer place to live. The memorial site is located within the Michigan Capitol Park, at the corner of Allegan Street and Butler Boulevard, and directly south of the Vietnam Memorial near the State Capitol in Lansing, MI.
The Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association is dedicated to remembering and supporting the families of fallen Minnesota officers. The association supports the law enforcement memorial in front of the state capitol in St. Paul, MN.
The Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial is dedicated to all the law enforcement heroes who have given their life to protect and serve the citizens of Missouri. The peaceful memorial is located behind the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri.
The Montana Law Enforcement Museum provides a list of Montana's fallen officers. The original museum is currently closed but they are trying to raise funds to build this planned museum and memorial. Help them out!!!
The Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is located on the Nevada Capitol grounds in Carson City and serves as the Nevada State tribute to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
The James D. Hoff Peace Officers Memorial was the first law enforcement memorial established in Nevada. The memorial is named after Reno Police Department Detective James Hoff who was murdered during a narcotics transaction in 1979 but serves as a tribute to all Nevada officers killed in the line of duty.
The Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial was dedicated in 2009 in a park next to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Academy. The memorial pays tribute to all southern Nevada officers killed in the line of duty.
This memorial honors those Law Enforcement Officers that have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect the citizens of New Hampshire. It is located at the state capitol in Concord, NH. The memorial was dedicated in 1998 and holds the names of fallen officers going back to 1889.
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of the Law Enforcement Officers of the State of New Mexico who, in the line of duty unselfishly sacrificed their lives in the protection of the lives, property, rights and privileges of the people of New Mexico. The memorial is located at the New Mexico DPS Law Enforcement Training Academy in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The New York Police Officers Memorial honors the memory and sacrifice of police officers from around New York State who have been slain in the line of duty. Of the 1,340 names on the wall, at least 740 of them are from the city of New York. The memorial is located at the Empire State Plaza near the State Capitol Building in the City of Albany, NY.
North Carolina's Online Police Officers Memorial is a state website dedicate to fallne North Carolina law enforcement officers. All fallen officers are listed back to 1804. There is currently no state memorial.
The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial honors the sacrifices made by all Oklahoma fallen officers. It is located on the west side of the DPS Headquarters in Oklahoma City. Due to a 2009 storm damaging the memorial, the stones have been laid down to rest peacefully, just like the officers they represent.
The Oregon Fallen Law Enforcement Memorial recognizes all of the Oregon Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. The memorial is located in Salem, Oregon at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame honors those South Carolina law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The museum is free to the public and located next to the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC.
The Utah memorial serves as a place of solace for the families and friends of officers who died in the performance of their duties to the State of Utah. It is located at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City.
The Behind the Badge Foundation is responsible for this bueatiful Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial, located in Olympia, WA. It commemorates the lives, work and dedication of officers who have died in service to the state.