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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Address: 605 E St Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20003 (Downtown / Chinatown)
Phone Number: 202 737 4300
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Ranked #41 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:45 pm

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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Anyone who has ever been in law enforcement or part of a law enforcement family should visit the memorial wall. To trace the name of a loved one or fellow officer enables one to connect, reflect and remember. A wonderful gift shop is located 3-4 blocks away. The staff is so helpful....complete with Kleenex on hand! As much as it... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is a small memorial near DC Superior Courts and is very easy access by the Metro red line. It is a place to see and to pay respect to those who sacrificed their life for the peaceful environment to all of us. It is a simple design with directory of names to aid visitor.... More 

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This memorial is reminiscent of Vietnam War Memorial, with names of fallen officers engraved on marble walls. Likewise, it is a moving reminder of those who sacrificed their lives in service to others. It also has a reflecting pool, but not many places to sit and reflect. I missed the lion statues – I only read about them online.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The memorial is very simple and powerful. It is important to learn and pay respect to fallen officers who die while helping others. This is also for the families and friends left behind. Overwhelming for those of us who knew &/or worked with some of the fallen.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The National Law Enforcement Memorial is between E and F streets, with the Judiciary Square Metro stop within the block. Looked for the Fallen Officers from Hawaii.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This memorial is very close to the National Building Museum. Much like the Vietnam Wall, this memorial is covered with names of the fallen -- in this case, the names of law enforcement offers who have died in the line of duty. Unlike the Vietnam Wall, new names are added to the wall each May during Police Week when a... More 

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Goshen, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

All the men and women who put their lives on the line daily and then something tragic happens in the line of duty. Nice that they have a memorial for these officers - greatly appreciated.

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126 reviews 126 reviews
37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A lovely park dedicated to downed officers located just above the Judicial Center Metro stop. Well worth taking the Metro or walking a little out of your way to visit. The pond, landscaping and beautiful monument outline engraved with names was very tasteful and honorable.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are not a police friendly person, come from a police family, are a police officer, or have lost a police officer in the line of duty, you will not like nor appreciate the significance of this memorial. My strong advice would be to save your time and money if you do not fit into any of the above... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a very moving tribute. So sad. Yet an absolute essential part of any patriotic visit to our nations Capitol. Do your duty and pay tribute to those brave souls who stand in harms way to protect you from the wolf.

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