The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum’s mission is to honor and commemorate the extraordinary service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers and serve as a bridge between past and present, as well as between peace officers and the public. It also works to increase public understanding and support for the law enforcement community while promoting safety.
Obverse: Depicts male and female officers in profile saluting. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “2021,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”
Reverse: Depicts a folded flag with three roses beneath symbolizing remembrance. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “FIVE DOLLARS,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Obverse: Depicts a police officer kneeling next to a child, who is reading a book and sitting on a basketball, symbolizing service to the community and future generations. Inscriptions are “SERVE & PROTECT,” “LIBERTY,” “2021,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”
Reverse: Depicts a handshake between a law enforcement officer and a member of the public, representing the work law enforcement officers do within their communities to increase safety through trusting relationships. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “ONE DOLLAR.”
Obverse: Depicts a sheriff’s star, representing the community served by law enforcement officers and the important role they play. Inscriptions are “SERVE AND PROTECT,” “LIBERTY,” “2021,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”
Reverse: Depicts an eye in a magnifying glass looking at a fingerprint, portraying the human side of justice, a reminder that law enforcement is not only officers on the street but many others behind the scenes. It also features the emblem of the National Law Enforcement Museum. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES of AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “HALF DOLLAR,” and “NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM.”
Surcharges in the amount of $35 for each $5 gold coin sold; $10 for each silver dollar sold; and $5 for each half dollar sold, totaling $50 for each 3-Coin Set sold, are authorized to be paid to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc., for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.