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Police Memorials
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Above, United States Attorney General Janet Reno addresses the 11th Annual Candlelight Vigil called A Tribute To America’s “Thin Blue Line” held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on May 13, 1995 in Judiciary Square in Washington, D.C.
Right, America's Most Wanted Television Producer and the show's star John Walsh, key note speaker, with ?? of the Women's Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Police, Reno and the Craig W. Floyd is chairman and executive director of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as they hold candles during the candlelight vigil on May 13, 1999.
Reno called for stricter gun control during her speech.
Below, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial park sits between the Pensions Building, background and Judiciary Square.
Above, two of the eight sculptures at the ends of the semi-circled walls with presidential, survivor's, biblical quotes and the names of more than 17,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in the country since 1792.
Left, seal at the center of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Below, a panel of engraved names on one of the two low walls around the park.
 
National Peace Officers Memorial Service
President Bill Clinton gives the Keynote Address, at National Police Officers' Memorial Roll Call of Heroes service, hosted by the Grand Lodge Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Police, May 15, 1995.
Clinton and survivors placed carnations on the FOP's wreath honoring officers killed in the line of duty from the preceding year.
Above, officers from around the country carry state flags at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service where Vice President Albert Gore was the keynote speaker, held on the ground of the West Face of the United States Capitol, May 15 1999.
Right, United States Capitol Police Officers form an Honor Guard at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service while facing the Washington Monument and mall.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Peace Officers Memorial
Peace Officers Memorial on the grounds of the state capitol in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2002.
 
Minnesota State Trooper Theodore "Ted" Foss was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck while conducting a traffic stop on I-90. The state legislature designated the Foss Memorial Highway, from the I-90 intersection of Trunk Highway 74 in Winona County to the Wisconsin border.
 
Montgomery County, Maryland
Baltimore Police Honor Guard dip flags as Montgomery County officers bear the casket of Captain James Edward Daly Jr. into Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral in 1976.
Captain Daly and Corporal John Michael Frontczak Jr. were killed March 29, 1976, by a bank robber they were chasing.
Albuquerque, New Mexico Memorials

Above, Officers ?? ?? and Ernie Tanner stand vigil, amidst flowers, flags, candles and cards, at the scene of two Albuquerque police officers, Michael King and Richard Smith's killing in August 18, 2005.
Right, the City of Albuquerque honored the two Police Officers by placing a granite memorial after a makeshift display grew for over a half block in front of the apartment where the officers were slain.
Albuquerque police officer's badge shrouded in black crepe in memory of two slain officers.
Albuquerque Police Department Xeriscape Garden is a memorial park located next to the John Carrillo Memorial Community Northeast Substation.
Killed in the line of Duty, Albuquerque Police Officer John Carrillo's flag draped casket is borne by fellow Officers, Richard Castell, ??, Chris Fay, Capt. John Nelson, Sgt. Mike Tarter PSA ??, John Skinner and Robert Figgie, in February 1986.
Albuquerque Police Officers, wearing class A uniforms with white gloves, stand at the cemetery waiting for the casket of Officer John Carrillo in February 1986.
Carrillo was shot down during a domestic violence call.

From left are:?? ??, Public Safety Aid, Traffic unit Lieutenant Al Tetrault, Officer Robert Gallegos, Lieutenant Carl Ross, Traffic unit Officer Ken Murrphy, Officer Ken Williams and Traffic unit Officer Paul Smouse.

Above, the City of Albuquerque honored Police Officer Phillip H. Chacon who was killed, off-duty while investigating an armed robbery September 10, 1980, by naming the landscaped median along Lomas Blvd. downtown after him.
Right, the City of Albuquerque honored Police Officer Jerry Cline by naming a park for him.
Albuquerque Police Officers killed in the line of duty
Date Officer Killed Incident
11/20/1886 E. D. Henry Deputy Town Marshal shot and killed in gun battle
11/20/1886 Robert McGuire Town Marshal shot and killed in gun battle
01/15/1912 Alexander Knapp Shot and killed by an intoxicated paroled convict from Minnesota.
09/15/1951 Donald W. Redfern Off-duty, on his way home, he stopped to direct traffic during a flash flood when struck by a speeding vehicle driven by an intoxicated offender.
12/01/1954 Frank A. Sjolander Shot and killed  trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect
09/30/1958 Richard Armijo Motorcycle accident while on his way to another accident
12/21/1959 Max R. Oldham Motorcycle accident when he was struck by a drunk driver
09/10/1980 Phillip H. Chacon Shot and killed investigating an armed robbery.
02/24/1983 Gerald Eugene Cline Shot and killed responding to a disturbance call.
02/01/1986 Kenneth Shawn McWethy Shot and killed investigating an armed robbery.
02/22/1987 John Arthur Carrillo Shot and killed responding to a domestic disturbance call.
01/08/2002 Jeffrey Cole Russell Killed in a traffic accident  
08/18/2005 Michael B. King   Shot and killed attempting to serve a mental evaluation pick up order.
08/18/2005 Richard W. Smith   Shot and killed attempting to serve a mental evaluation pick up order.