National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to Break Ground on Congressionally Authorized Museum

Oct 11, 2010, 09:36 ET from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund:

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WHAT:

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will formally mark groundbreaking for the National Law Enforcement Museum with a public ceremony. Celebrating an important new chapter in the history of law enforcement, the groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the future site of the mostly underground museum.




Projected to open in 2013, the National Law Enforcement Museum will be an architecturally inspiring, 55,000 square foot museum located adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC's Judiciary Square. The Museum will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, collections, research and education.



WHO:

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder


Board of Directors and staff of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund


Law enforcement officers, friends and supporters



WHEN:

Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. EDT



WHERE:

Future site of the National Law Enforcement Museum


400 Block of E Street, NW, Washington DC


Adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial



Members of the media are advised that Craig W. Floyd, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Memorial Fund, law enforcement officials and survivors as well as corporate partners will be available immediately after the ceremony for one-on-one interviews.

Interested media should RSVP to Mary Baker at (202) 729-4147 or via email at mary.baker@ogilvypr.com.

More details on the Ceremony as well as other groundbreaking activities, including the Gala, can be found at: http://www.nleomf.org/museum/groundbreaking/

SOURCE National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund



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