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BJA Commemorates Officer Edward R. Byrne


As we mark the 30th anniversary of the line-of-duty death of Officer Edward R. Byrne, the Bureau of Justice Assistance wants all justice professionals to know the story and sacrifice of Officer Byrne, for whom a federal grant program is named. BJA pays tribute to Officer Byrne and all of our nation’s law enforcement. Learn about Officer Byrne.


Date Published: February 22, 2018