The memorial was dedicated Monday, May 11, 2009 after more than a decade of hard work, planning and fundraising. That hard work was carried out by a group of committed individuals, businesses, donors and the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial Project Committee. Two companies in particular were instrumental in making the project a reality. Our many thanks to
Davis Design, for their planning of the Memorial, and to Kingery
Construction, who helped with planning and construction of the
The memorial is comprised of three large walls in an arc shape. The south, outer side of the memorial is engraved with NEBRASKA LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL with bookend engravings of a 7 point sheriff badge and an engraved badge shape of most local agencies. Each inside, north arc, contains 6 dark granite panels with etched names of 137 law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty.
See below for some of detailed features of the memorial.
Donations are always accepted for the perpetual upkeep of the memorial, continued improvements, and the inevitable addition of names. Thank you to all who have answered the call to donate, and all who continue to do so.
Checks may be made to: Nebraska Law Enforcement
Memorial and sent to: NLEMC c/o Jones Bank PO Box 469 Seward, NE 68434