The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building tells the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors a “walk in the shoes” experience along with educational journeys, immersive exhibitions and insightful programs.
The National Law Enforcement Museum is a project of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Full list of NLEM Staff results
Police History: How cops conducted alcohol testing with the 'drunkometer'–
The drunkometer was one of the earliest tools that allowed police officers to conduct roadside breath tests on suspected intoxicated drivers
Police history: How LE captured notorious cop killer James 'Six Gun' Nannery–
After Nannery escaped from New York’s maximum security Sing Sing Prison, he was on the run for three years, during which he killed a NY police officer
Avoid the 'paddy wagon' this St. Patrick’s Day–
There are several theories as to why early police vehicles came to be known as ‘paddy vans,’ a term still in use today
Book details the life of Samuel Battle, the first black police officer in NYC–
Samuel Battle pushed for equality in all of the city’s civil services, including mentoring Wesley Williams, the first black firefighter in the New York Fire Department
Al Capone's bullet-resistant vest featured in LEO museum–
The notorious gangster's vest will be on display as part of the National Law Enforcement Museum's History Beat exhibit