Connecticut Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation

A Place to Honor Fallen Connecticut Law Enforcement Officers

The Connecticut Law Enforcement Memorial was established in 1985 by members of the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association to create a permanent memorial to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives while serving and protecting the citizens of Connecticut. The Memorial, located at the Connecticut Police Academy in Meriden, was completed in 1989 and serves as a tribute to those fallen officers and a constant reminder of the ultimate sacrifice they made to help others.

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Honoring & Remembering Fallen Connecticut Law Enforcement Officers

Jack Palmer

Honored Heroes

Jack Palmer, Ridgefield Officer

Racing on his motorcycle to a dispute at a nearby ball field, Officer Palmer struck a crossing vehicle at an intersection. He suffered a fractured skull and never regained consciousness.

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