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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
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As part of my visit to DC I had always planned to lay a wreath at the memorial to honour those that... read more

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Recognition for fallen law enforcement

Simple and lovely way to recognize our fallen law enforcement personnel. Sad to have so many new... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Florence, Arizona
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is centered in the 400 block of E Street, NW, and 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...more
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400 E St Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20003
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-737-4300
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 28, 2017

JMJ Finally took some time to see this Memorial. It is beautifully laid out and very peaceful. Not sure what the lion and cubs statues symbolize and if the answer was there, I missed it. (They are great lions!) Currently a Museum for Law Enforcement...More

4  Thank mother15
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 24, 2012

Had a hard time finding the Memorial and the Offices. It is in the middle of the Judicial Area which I guess is appropriate. Being in Law Enforcement and having our local Sheriff, who was the first law enforcement officer killed in the United States...More

1  Thank ThomLanphear
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Reviewed yesterday

As part of my visit to DC I had always planned to lay a wreath at the memorial to honour those that had fallen. This memorial offes a quite place to reflect and understand before visiting the National Law Enforcement Museum accross the road. Take...More

Thank halesmk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Simple and lovely way to recognize our fallen law enforcement personnel. Sad to have so many new names as additions.

Thank AZsnowbird1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definately not the flashiest but heavy in meaning. Too many names added each year. Too many friends names etched on the walls. Definately needs to be a stop for everyone

Thank BBlkburn
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I cannot rate a 3.5 so I gave it a four. I am law enforcement so I truly appreciate the memorial but it is somewhat on the average side. Too many good men and women’s names line these walls.

Thank AlanMill88
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Very well planned tribute to fallen Law Enforcement officers. Shaded and pleasant. All the officers names were carved in stones around the memorial. An attendant was present to answer questions and help you find names. Great experience.

Thank susieb1121
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The loss of any law enforcement agent in the line of duty must call into question by national government why so many have been asked to make the ultimate sacrifice and was it worth them making it on behalf of the nation?

Thank GavinChappell
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Having police officers in our family, this hit home. I must for everyone to pay respect to those that keep us safe.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Tired of the continual hatefest the media puts out on LEO's, visit this sacred place and see what true sacrafice is!

Thank richcecil
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was a must stop for me as a retired police officer who sadly has several friend's names engraved on its walls. It's a tasteful tribute to the men and women who gave their lives to protect you. I hope you will take the time...More

Thank Juancop
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A great start for honoring the hard work and sacrifices LEO's make every day. Not enough can be said to thank and honor them for their service.

Thank josephmelow
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Only on street parking is available near the memorial. Weekday / daytime is busy with D.C. Traffic. The metro train has a stop right under the memorial if you decide to park on the outskirts at a metro train parking lot. We... More