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Speaker Ryan's Floor Statement on the Alexandria, VA Shooting

June 14, 2017

Today on the House floor, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about this morning’s shooting in Alexandria, VA. Read More

Ryan Meets With Police Chiefs From Around The Country

January 17, 2017

On Monday, Speaker Ryan hosted police chiefs from across the country in Janesville to discuss tensions between police and the communities they serve. Read More

Police Officers Have Our Backs. We Should Have Theirs.

May 16, 2016

It's a selfless—and sometimes thankless—job. But every day, law-enforcement officers all across America put on the badge and get to work to keep our communities safe. They've got our backs. And we should have theirs.  That's why Congress passed (unanimously!) two important bills last week that: Read More

Statement on National Police Week

May 11, 2016

We must not forget—at a time when the very dignity of the profession is being attacked—that police work is a heroic vocation, and the vast majority of police officers are real heroes. Read More

Statement from Speaker Ryan

March 28, 2016

“Today we are reminded of the courage and daily sacrifice of the United States Capitol Police." Read More

Don’t Tax Our Fallen Heroes

May 15, 2015

Families who lose their loved ones in the line of duty — be they police officers, firefighters, or EMTs — should receive the full benefit they deserve. And that’s precisely what H.R 606 will ensure now that it has been passed by both the House and the Senate. Read More

Boehner Thanks Police for ‘Bravery, Sacrifice and Devotion’

May 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement commemorating  Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week: Read More

Blue Alert

May 15, 2015

The Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 (S.665), signed yesterday by Speaker Boehner, bears the names of those officers as a tribute to their service and sacrifice. But the Blue Alert Act is more than just a tribute... Read More