Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by Federal criteria. COPS provides training to law enforcement agencies on survivor victimization issues.
Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty, leaving their families and co-workers to cope with the tragic loss. COPS provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. There is no membership fee to join COPS.
COPS was organized in 1984 with 110 members. Today COPS’ membership is over 15,000 families. Members include spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and affected co-workers of officers killed in the line of duty according to Federal government criteria.
The color blue is symbolic of peace. By displaying your blue lights, you will be sending a dual message: that you support America’s peacekeepers and that you hope the coming year will be a year of peace.