U.S. Marshals Museum Visit Website
The Mission of the U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc. is to form a national center of heritage and legacy, disseminate knowledge and inspire appreciation for the accomplishments of the U.S. Marshals Service.
The U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc. is an independent, non-governmental 501(c)3 organization, governed by a 20-member Board of Directors. The U.S. Marshals Museum is being designed to provide the richest of visitor experiences. Every facet will support learners of all ages in ways that are engaging, hands-on, fun and inspiring. It will bring together the most current of ideas from museum designers, architects and educators to assure that the total experience is one that will evoke conversation and memories that last for years.
Law Enforcement Memorial Fund in Washington,DC Visit Website
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Dedicated on October 15, 1991, the Memorial honors federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people. The Memorial features two curving, 304-foot-long blue-gray marble walls. Carved on these walls are the names of more than 20,000 officers who have been killed in the line of duty throughout U.S. history, dating back to the first known death in 1791. Unlike many other memorials in Washington, DC, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is ever-changing: new names of fallen officers are added to the monument each spring, in conjunction with National Police Week.
VFW Operation Uplink Visit Website
The program is the only one of its kind, providing at least three designated days each month when deployed service members making phone calls from their Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) center or military DSN line to the U.S., and other home base location land lines, are greeted by a recording which states the call will be free, courtesy of Operation Uplink. Since its start in 2006, Free Call Days have provided more than 7.4 million free connections for service members and their families.
C.O.P.S. (Concerns of police survivors) Visit Website
Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. C.O.P.S. was organized in 1984 with 110 individual members. Today C.O.P.S. membership is over 30,000 families. Members include spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and affected co-workers of officers killed in the line of duty according to Federal government criteria. C.O.P.S. is governed by a National Board of law enforcement survivors. All programs and services are administered by the National Office in Camdenton, Missouri. C.O.P.S. has over 50 Chapters nationwide that work with survivors at the grass-roots level.