Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial

For those who answer the call...For those who gave their lives.

National Police Week

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

2017 Memorial Service - Friday, May 19

(Grand Island, Neb.) - May 19, 2017- 


9:00 AM Social Gathering

10:00 AM Cermony


Ceremonies honoring Nebraska’s law enforcement community will be held across the state as part of National Police Week May 14-20


A statewide ceremony honoring the lives of officers who passed while active duty or who were killed in the line of duty will be held, Friday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m., at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial located at 409 East Fonner Park Road in Grand Island.


This year's host agency for the service will be the Nebraska State Patrol.

2016 Memorial Service - RECAP

(Grand Island, Neb.) - May 9, 2016 - 10:00AM


Ceremonies honoring Nebraska’s law enforcement community were held across the state as part of National Police Week May 8-15.


A statewide ceremony honoring the lives of officers who passed while active duty or who were killed in the line of duty was held, Monday, May 9, at 10:00 a.m., at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial located at 409 East Fonner Park Road in Grand Island.


An Honor Guard from the Omaha Police Department presented the Colors and were the host agency for the service. Representatives from law enforcement agencies across the state, were in attendance.


This year, 5 names were added to the wall as Line Of Duty Deaths.


Omaha Police Officer Kerrie S. Orozco, Douglas County
~May 20, 2015~

McCook Police Officer David L. Martin, Red Willow County

~August 27, 1961~


Gordon Chief of Police Earl L. Milton, Sheridan County

~April 28, 1932~


North Platte Chief of Police Hank L. Baker, Lincoln County

~November 1, 1916~


Union Pacific Railroad Police Watchman Theodore F. Wiser, Cheyenne County
~September 10, 1904~


2016 Memorial Service Pictures

2016 Memorial Service Program


See pictures from previous ceremonies