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L to R: Law Enforcement Appreciation Day; Exterior of The Mob Museum
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THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION
PROGRAMS IN JANUARY
LAS VEGAS (December 2023) – The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces two law enforcement appreciation events taking place in January and the arrival of new Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation merch.
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 9
Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: The Mob Museum
Cost: Free admission for all federal, state and local law enforcement professionals with an ID.
Description: The Mob Museum announces FREE Museum admission for all law enforcement professionals on Tuesday, Jan. 9, in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The Museum will also offer an exclusive 15% discount on Museum Membership, souvenir photos, food and beverages and onsite retail items for law enforcement professionals on this day.
Honoring the accomplishments of law enforcement by celebrating acts of perseverance and heroism in combating organized crime is a key tenet of the Museum’s mission. This is done thoughtfully through unique artifacts, on-going public programming and dynamic storytelling about law enforcement agencies and officers and the important role they have played in keeping communities safe from organized criminal activities.
Portraits in Policing: A Visual Look at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department / Book Signing with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation
Date: Saturday, Jan. 13
Time: 12 to 3 p.m.
Location: The Mob Museum’s retail store on the first floor.
Cost: Free for event attendees. Book available for preorder online here.
Description: From the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation comes a rich collection of photos in honor of the Department’s 50th anniversary, compiled in a new book, “America’s Finest: Policing Las Vegas.” The collection, captured in recent history, provides a captivating firsthand look at the officers patrolling the city’s streets, crime scenes and the operations of special units. To be signed by LVMPD Undersheriff Andrew Walsh, Las Vegas history buffs and photography fans don’t want to miss the chance to collect a signed first edition.
In addition to the collector’s book, the Museum will also carry new LVMPDF merchandise, including hats, t-shirts and commemorative coins.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides a world-class journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Numerous interactive exhibits include a Crime Lab, Firearm Training Simulator and Organized Crime Today exhibit. The Museum is also home to The Underground, a Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery. The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums;” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History” and “Best Museum” by its 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards; one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas;” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada,” 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” in 2021, “Top Five Best History Museums in the United States” in 2021 and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits;” named “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by FOX News. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for admission rates and operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734, visit themobmuseum.org, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.
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