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NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL TRIBUTES INCLUDE THREE BSO DEPUTIES

DATE: July 23, 2013       

PIO Number: 13-7-22 

The stories of three Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies who were killed in the line of duty will be included in a video tribute at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. The three tributes were paid for by American Maritime Officers and by American Maritime Officers Service. They will be shown during a presentation at the Broward Sheriff’s Office, after which relatives of BSO deputies Patrick Kelly Behan, Brian Keith Tephford and Paul Rein will receive a copy of the video.

Video Tribute Presentation
3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Ron Cochran Public Safety Building
2601 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Each video tribute is about five minutes long and will be housed in the National Law Enforcement Museum, accessible online and in person when the museum’s doors open in 2015. It will be a mostly underground institution located adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.’s Judiciary Square. It will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary artifacts, extensive resources for research, and diverse educational programming.


Over the past decade, about 160 law enforcement officers have been killed annually in the line of duty. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Museum, visit www.LawEnforcementMuseum.org.


For more information about deputies Behan, Tephford and Rein, or BSO’s other fallen heroes, visit www.sheriff.org/about_bso/other/memoriam/ online.


This report by:
Dani Moschella/PIO
7/23/13 1600

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