As National Police Week comes to a close, let’s recap all the ways in which our heroes were honored all across the country.
In Hunt County, Texas, the Sheriff’s office hosted a memorial service and meet and greet. Families of fallen officers were presented with a folded flag.
In Bristol, Virginia, the Southwest...Read More
LECF advisory board member Ms. Deborah Pauly presented Whittier, CA Police Chief Jeff Piper with a check for $1,000 for the children of slain officer Keith Boyer.
Officer Boyer was shot and killed while responding to a car crash on February 20, 2017. He had been on the force for 27 years.
LECF’s mission is to protect the...Read More
Ceremonies and tributes continue around the country in honor of National Police Week.
In Dallas, Texas, officers are raising money to erect a monument to honor the four officers killed in an ambush last summer. The sculpture will show a police officer hugging his family as we arrives home and will be named “Larger than...Read More
Next week (May 14 - 20) is National Police Week, with Monday, May 15 being National Peace Officers Memorial Day (proclaimed by President Kennedy in 1962). This week pays special recognition to all those who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Law Enforcement agencies and charitable organizations around the country are holding...Read More
A new unclassified FBI report has found that “de-policing” is the new norm, thanks to Black Lives Matter and the onslaught of anti-police defiance in the past few years. Police in general are no longer engaging in proactive policing because they are afraid of the repercussions it may bring. The report also cited that many of the...Read More
This past Monday, Pottawattamie County (Iowa) Deputy Mark Burbridge was shot and killed while transporting prisoner Wesley Correa Carmenaty to the county jail from the courthouse, where he had just been sentenced to 45 years in prison for first-degree murder and robbery. According to KETV, Carmenaty was being escorted by two deputies when he...Read More
Detective Jason Weiland of Everest, Wisc., was shot and killed by a gunman on March 22, 2017. According to the Wausau Daily Herald, Weiland was establishing a perimeter around the apartment building the shooter had barricaded himself in when he was shot. Weiland, along with three civilians, were killed as part of the shooter’s...Read More
Protesters stormed The Heritage Foundation this past Tuesday to voice their opinions about Trumps’ wall, fiscal spending and other issues. The Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit think tank that supports limited government and conservative public policies. According to The Washington Times, the Foundation responded with a tweet stating that...Read More
The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea will be the title of a new book written by Christopher J. Lebron, a political philosopher at Yale University. According to an article published on www.chronicle.com, Lebron’s goal is to “reframe and sharpen the ideas of a campaign that shoulders the hopes of so many black...Read More
Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke has many supporters urging him to run for U.S. Senate. They recently highlighted the fact that Clarke says Black Lives Matter should be listed on the SPLC’s list of hate groups. Read the full article here. Clark’s book War on Cops explains that violence has increased because police are hesitant to act...Read More