Tribute 7/7 - Dallas City Hall, July 7th, 2017

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We will gather in remembrance - On the evening of July 7, 2016, the city of Dallas shook as four Dallas Police Officers and one DART Police Officer were fatally shot during an otherwise peaceful march in downtown Dallas. Nine officers and two civilians were also injured throughout the evening. The city rallied together and provided unprecedented support to first-responders and the families affected. Schedules of Events - Throughout Tribute 7/7, the community’s central event of the anniversary, c...
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Police Week - Honoring Our Fallen

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135 of our brothers and sisters paid the price last year. They died knowing they stood for something greater than oneself.  They came from departments large and small, rich and poor, of virtually every race, color and creed. However, far greater than any of their own individual characteristics, are the collective qualities they and each of you share; Honor, Loyalty, Commitment, Courage and a Selfless unspoken promise to those with whom you don the badge. A promise that says, “No matter the ...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.   This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals,...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.   In the years and decades to ...
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14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest

14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest
Mayor Mike Rawlings has confirmed 12 police officers were shot and five were killed in an attack by snipers in downtown Dallas at a peaceful protest of officer-involved shootings across the country on Thursday night. "The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization is saddened by the loss of life of our 4 Dallas Police Officers and the 1 DART Officer. These heroes died at the hands of cowards by being ambushed while protecting and serving the citizens of Dallas as they exercised their Firs...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

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Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...
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Exclusive Members Only Discounts Now Available!

Exclusive Members Only Discounts Now Available!
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Attention Members - You will now find members only discounts posted on our association's website. These discounts are available to all registered members and can be found on the member's dashboard.     The newest discount is for RussianBlades.com a designer of custom knives. Simply login to your members area and select the members tab to retrieve Coupon Codes. Once you are logged in scroll down and look for the box that says Coupon Codes located on the lower right hand side of the page...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is imp...
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Please keep Officer and NLLEO Board Member Ed Lujan and family in your prayers

Please keep Officer and NLLEO Board Member Ed Lujan and family in your prayers

Edmundo "Ed" Lujan a 20 year veteran of the Dallas Police Department currently assigned to the Financial Crimes Unit sustained critical injuries while working off duty at a local nightclub to provide for his family. Lujan along with several other officers were escorting several patrons out of the establishment. During that time, suspects reversed into Lujan running over him several times. Officers returned fire striking the driver. All suspects were detained. Senior Corporal Lujan sustained a di...
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Gone But Not Forgotten ...

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Our hearts go out to all the families that were killed in last Sunday nights tornado that struck several states including Van, Texas. Everywhere communities are coming together to help identify those who have lost their lives. The Garland Police Department was able to confirm that David Tapley who lost his life on Sunday night was a retired lieutenant of the Garland Police Department. He retired in 2006 after serving 22 years on the force. David and his wife, Brenda, lived in Van, TX about an ho...
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Internet and Website Safety Tips

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Internet and Website Safety Tips: Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as email addresses...
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Domestic Violence

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You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control. Abuser's want total control over you. If they can't have you, they may try to destroy you in every way possible, or take your life. These protection tips are to help you get through this difficult seaso...
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Crime Prevention

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Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone. -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visib...
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