Thank you for saving the lives of our friends. We will always be in your debt.

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

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

Speaker Ryan signs a bill to help fund the Bulletproof Vest Program for police officers.

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:

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.

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

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.

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

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...