Judiciary Square in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Law Enforcement Oﬃcers Memorial
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
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]
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]
[Northwestern corner, beneath one of the Memorial’s four large guardian lions]:
- Vivian Eney [Cross], survivor
[Northeastern corner ...]:
- Proverbs 28:1
[Southeastern corner ...]:
[Southwestern corner ...]:
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
Erected 1991 by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Location. 38° 53.805′ N, 77° 1.05′ W. Marker is in Judiciary Square, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on F Street, NW west of 4th Street, NW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover DC / Judiciary Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Building Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Courthouse Reborn (about 300 feet away); Sitting in Judgment Building Out the Square (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Discover DC / Judiciary Square (about 700 feet away); Cristoforo Colombo (about 800 feet away); Senator Daniel Webster (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Judiciary Square.
More about this marker. The Memorial features four bronze lions - two male and two female — each watching over a pair of lion cubs. The adult lions were sculpted by Raymond Kaskey, the cubs by George Carr. Below each lion is carved a different quotation.
Also see . . . National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. ... honors the more than 19,000 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty throughout history... . (Submitted on August 12, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Det. Donald J. Guilfoil; George Carr [sculptor]; Names of more than 1,900 Law Enforcement Officers who lost their lives in line of duty.
Categories. • Government • Heroes •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then. Last updated on May 18, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 12, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 11. submitted on August 18, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 12. submitted on October 12, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 13. submitted on August 12, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.