Holder to break ground for D.C's. new police museum
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will break ground for Washington's newest museum, the National Law Enforcement Museum, slated to open in 2013.
The groundbreaking Thursday comes two years later than planned. Organizers say fundraising and design approvals have taken longer than expected.
The project is slated for a spot among the city's courthouses, next to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Visitors will eventually find a forensic science lab and a simulated 911 call center at the museum. Artifacts will include about 4,000 items from longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Al Capone's bullet proof vest and Jack Bauer's sweat shirt from TV's "24."
Museum chairman Craig Floyd says many people may watch "CSI," but they don't fully understand law enforcement.
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