National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Launches “The Badge” App
Washington, DC— The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum is pleased to announce the launch of its new mobile app, “The Badge.” This interactive app will allow users to stay engaged with the Memorial and Museum’s activities during the current coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
“The Badge” is the newest addition to the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum’s line-up of resources designed to connect the nation’s law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. It also supports the organization’s mission to tell the story of American law enforcement, honor the fallen, and make it safer for those who serve.
“The Badge” mobile app enables the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to expand and enrich the relationship shared by law enforcement and the community through educational journeys, immersive exhibitions, and insightful programs.
“We always planned to offer an app to provide our visitors and supporters with a unique and rich experience,” said National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund CEO Marcia Ferranto. “The coronavirus pandemic made it even more important for us to increase the resources available to engage with the law enforcement community and the public. We are thrilled to be able to develop and launch ‘The Badge’ now when visiting us in person is not feasible.”
Designed for easy functionality and currently available for Apple product users, “The Badge” provides an enhanced Memorial and Museum experience, offering a rich variety of content that will be updated frequently. “The Badge” offers users the following features:
- Spotlight Officers | Learn about fallen heroes and their career achievements as law enforcement
- Search Officers | Search through our database dating back to 1794 to learn about all the heroes that put their lives on the line of duty to serve our country. Filter your searches to narrow down your results so that you can find that specific hero you want to honor.
- Honor the Fallen | Leave a tribute for a specific officer or all fallen officers. Customize your tribute with a unique emblem, photo, and message to share a memory for those heroes so that our community can continue raising awareness for all law enforcement officers.
- Stats & Facts | Learn more about the museum’s collection with unique and interesting articles that highlight the story of American law enforcement officers through their trials and
“The Badge” is made possible through the generous support of Verizon. The app works on the following Apple products: iPhone, iPad, iPad Touch and Apple Watch. It is available for purchase and download from the Apple App Store.
About the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum
Established in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a non- profit organization dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement and making it safer for those who serve. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial contains the names of 22,217 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, visit LawMemorial.org. Authorized by Congress in 2000, the 57,000-square-foot 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 Museum is an initiative of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a
501(c)(3) organization. For more information on the Law Enforcement Museum, visit LawEnforcementMuseum.org.