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Behind every soul in law enforcement is an untold story of honor, and we want to share these stories with the world. Submit your most memorable story for an opportunity to be featured in an interactive Museum experience. Join today to tell your story.

Featured Stories

Deputy Michael David Ryan E.O.W. 12/31/2017 and Sergeant Robin Shepherd-Ryan
Hello, my name is Robin Shepherd-Ryan, a sergeant for the Broward Sheriff's Office, Florida. I am here to honor and memorialize Deputy Michael David Ryan.
My Family Legacy
Hello, my name is Edward J. Akins; at the age of 25 I began my career in Law Enforcement as a Correctional Officer for the State of New Jersey.
A COP’S LIFE
John Plevell Detective/CPL Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Hi, my name is John Plevell, I started in law enforcement on October 15, 1978. During this time frame, I worked for two small police departments. In April of 1979 I was involved in a pursuit in which I was injured, four others were hurt, and one died....
A Special Agent’s Story
The daily ritual of holstering a firearm, pinning on a badge, and stepping out the front door into a world of unknowns to go to work was my life for thirty-five years.
NYPD Detective Michael Hinrichs
Detective Michael Hinrichs, grandson of a NYPD Detective, was appointed to the NYPD in July of 1984.
A Journey- Blind
Sometimes in life we start down a path with eyes wide open yet have no clue that we are completely blind.
Service to My Community
I’m Taylor Andersen, a Detective with the New Bern Police Department.
Blessed Career
I was able to complete a personally truly satisfying 28-year career at the Green Bay Police Department. During those years, I elected not to go into any supervisory positions and instead chose to catch bad guys my entire career.
A Life of Service
Since I was a small child, I was drawn to law enforcement. Looking back on it, I’m not completely sure why. No one in my family was a cop but becoming one was my dream.
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