Law Enforcement Memorial Day May 15th

  • Law Enforcement Memorial in St Paul

Law Enforcement Memorial Day May 15th -  HG members will begin walking the blue line (Law Enforcement Memorial in St Paul) on the evening of the 14th  and will conclude the evening of the 15th



The Law Enforcement Memorial Association (LEMA) announces the annual Standing of the Memorial Guard. It will commence on May 14, 2017 at 1900 hours when officers from all over Minnesota travel to St. Paul to the State Police Memorial where they stand in silent vigil for 20 minutes shifts. This is to keep alive the memories of the 277 fallen law enforcement officer in Minnesota who have lost their lives while protecting their communities. This vigil will continue throughout the night and until the following day when the officers will complete the standing of the guard at 7:00pm. Please contact board member Renee Kaulfuss at 763-767-6571 if you have questions, or register to stand on-line at our website,

May 15th is the day we honor law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty in Minnesota and nationwide. Following the Standing of the Memorial Guard, the Law Enforcement Memorial Association will host a Candlelight Service which will be held at the Peace Officers Memorial on the Minnesota State Capitol grounds.

The general public is invited to attend this moving celebration where tribute is paid to all 277 officers through a combination of police bagpipe music, vocal solos and full music compositions. The ceremony will be begin at 7:25pm on May 15th with a parade of law enforcement honor guards who will march to the Capital grounds from Wabasha and Exchange. The event concludes with a ceremonial firing party, taps and final musical selections which will include the Minnesota Police Band playing Amazing Grace.

A reception hosted by MPPOA will follow the event and will take place at the St. Paul National Guard Armory across the street at 600 Cedar Street.

Please contact LEMA Board Member Jeff Beahen at or 763-228-4930 for further details.


2017 LEMA/Spare Key Golf Scramble

  • 8:30 AM
  • 701 Bunker Lake Blvd NE, Andover, MN

Join us for an incredible day of golf! There will be great food, a silent auction and a live auction to raise funds for the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association and Spare Key.



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Minnesota Twins Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

  • 1:10 PM
  • Target Field

The Minnesota Twins have teamed up with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund for their annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day as they take on division rival Cleveland Indians on Sunday, June 18! Come out for an incredible evening of baseball while honoring the service, sacrifice and memory of all Minnesota area First Responders!

Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:10 PM
Target Field, Minneapolis, MN
Purchase tickets HERE

  • Home Plate View: $31 ($5 donation to NLEOMF)
  • U.S. Bank Home Run Porch View: $23 ($5 donation to NLEOMF)

All Local, State, and Federal agencies in law enforcement and Corrections Officers, sworn and non-sworn employees, friends, family and supporters from the surrounding areas are welcome to be part of the celebration!

Tickets may be ordered online or by calling the ticket office at 1-800-33-TWINS. Mention “Law Enforcement Night” when calling to receive this special offer.

Questions? For more information, contact Luis Breazeale at:

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Honoring Law Enforcment Who Have Given The Ultimate Sacrifice. 

LEMA is dedicated to assisting the families and home agencies of those law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

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  • American Legion Post 435 – Minneapolis/Richfield
  • Saturday:I94 West Chamber of Commerce
  • McDonough K9
  • Minnesota State Troopers Association

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  • 5108 W. 74th St. #390642
  • Minneapolis, MN 55439-0642
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