D.C. Police FCU To Help Fund LawEnforcement Museum

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WASHINGTON - (01/19/06) – The DC Police FCU announcedWednesday it has agreed to help raise building funds for the newNational Law Enforcement Museum in the nation’s capital. Thecredit union said it is working with the National Law EnforcementOfficers Memorial Fund to create automatic payroll deduction forits members, send deposit slips in monthly mailings to members, andother methods to help collect donations for the nascent project.“Most of our members work in the law enforcement profession,so we feel it’s imperative to support the efforts of theNLEOMF to build the National Law Enforcement Museum,” saidClay Goldston, chairman of the board for the $100 million creditunion. The museum will cost about $80 million, about $10 million ofwhich is expected to come from the law enforcement community. The90,000 square-foot museum is scheduled to open in 2009, across fromthe National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in downtownWashington, the first national museum in the world dedicated to lawenforcement.

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