Zane Tankel, Acting President November 2017

Dear Friends:

The Federal Law Enforcement Foundation has just completed its 30th year of service to America's law enforcement community. The Foundation has donated $18plus Million Dollars to law enforcement families in need, as well as 3,525 scholarships to children of law enforcement officers, federal, state and local.

This year's luncheon was again a success, thanks to the support of our Board, our sponsors, and our long-term law enforcement network.

Particular thanks go to Howard Milstein, Chairman/CEO of New York Private Bank & Trust, who sponsored our VIP reception.

Warren Lichtenstein, Chairman/CEO of Steel Partners Holdings L.P., graciously sponsored the general reception.

Vincent Palagiano and Kenneth Mahon, Chairman and President of Dime Community Bancorp, respectively, have also been sponsors past and present.

This morning's breakfast and awards program were graciously underwritten by the Dime Community Bancorp.

Charles Merinoff, who serves as Treasurer, has again contributed wine for our reception and luncheon.

David Blumenfeld, John Catsimatidis, Jaime Coulter, David Levinson, Ronald Perlman, Howard Rubenstein, also graciously and generously serve on our Board. They each initiate major fundraising efforts throughout the year.

On behalf of the men and women of law enforcement, thank you to each of you, and your dedication to our mission.

Brian R. Crowell, Drug Enforcement Administration (ret.), Joseph A. D' Amico, New York State Police (ret.), Robert Sica, Secret Service (ret.), John Varrone, U.S. Customs (ret.), and George W. Venizelos, Federal Bureau of Investigation (ret.), all serve on our Advisory Board. We recognize their commitment and we thank them. We're deeply appreciative of their dedication. We thank them from the bottom of our heart. We're all very proud and appreciative of all that we have accomplished together.

May God bless you, our supporters, as well as all the men and women of law enforcement. And may God bless this great nation.

Best regards,

Charles Merinoff