The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) is honored to be part of the Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony Committee, which was established by the 85th Texas Legislature, comprised of elected officials, state agencies, and organizations, and tasked with coordinating the annual ceremony to honor the previous year’s fallen officers.
The Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony Committee is responsible for reviewing names submitted for inclusion on the monument and determining their eligibility in accordance with the criteria outlined in Commission rule 229.1. Those deemed eligible for inclusion are determined during one of two quarterly Commission meetings.
To nominate an officer for inclusion on the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument, please follow the instructions on the form above and submit to:
National Memorial/NLEOMF: https://nleomf.org/memorial/nomination-and-approval-process
A Nomination or Officer Data Form must be completed for each officer considered for inclusion on the National or Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial. The form must be signed by the head of the agency for which the officer worked; any supporting documentation is reviewed for accuracy and completeness by the Commission. If additional information or documentation is needed, the Commission or Research staff will contact the submitting agency. Nominations or Officers Data Forms must be submitted to the by December 31 to be considered for inclusion on the Memorial the next year.