LEORF News
August 13, 2021

Infographic: PTSD in First Responders

The Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund knows that mental health is a serious concern for law enforcement and their families since the job requires that officers risk their lives daily, run towards the things the rest of us run away from, and witness things that damage their emotional health. That…
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LEORF News
August 5, 2021

Post 9/11: The Evolution of American Law Enforcement Exhibit Opening Just Ahead of 20th Anniversary of 9/11

  The National Law Enforcement Museum will reopen on August 27, 2021 and feature an exhibit, Post 9/11: The Evolution of American Law Enforcement. 9/11 was an unprecedented and devastating event. First responders took heroic action on that day to try to save lives. Law enforcement has worked diligently in…
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LEORF News
July 30, 2021

COVID-19 Leading Cause of 2021 Line-Of-Duty Deaths

The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum has recently released the 2021 Mid-Year Preliminary Fatalities Report for line-of-duty deaths. Sadly, COVID-19 is the leading cause of death for officers in the report. Last year, COVID-19 claimed the lives of more than half of the officers killed in the line-of-duty in 2020.   Law…
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LEORF News
July 22, 2021

I.U.P.A. Local Milwaukee Police Association Bringing Smiles to Kids at C.O.P.S. Kids Camp!

I.U.P.A. Local Milwaukee Police Association participated in this year’s annual Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) Kids Camp! Kids Camp is a weeklong camp for surviving children of Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty. Milwaukee Police Association sponsored team shirts for the six to eight year old age…
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LEORF News
July 16, 2021

Remembering Fallen and Injured Baton Rouge Officers on the Five Year Anniversary of the Tragedy

On July 17, 2016, the lives of law enforcement and civilian lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana changed forever. It was a Sunday and it was hot outside of the B-Quick convenience store, less than a quarter of a mile from the Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters. The B-Quick store was…
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LEORF News
July 15, 2021

Toledo Police Officer Anthony Dia Remembered and Honored

Police Officer Anthony Dia of the Toledo Police Department in Ohio bravely protected the community of Toledo for four years. He was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a Home Depot store at about 12:30 am. on July 4, 2020. Police Officer Dia has been described as…
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LEORF News
July 9, 2021

NLEOMF Releases June 2021 Report on Official Line-of-Duty Fallen Heroes

    The National Law Enforcement Officers Relief Memorial and Museum has released their June 2021 report on line-of-duty officer deaths. 8 deaths were firearms-related 4 deaths were traffic-related 5 deaths were due to COVID-19 1 death was classified under other causes Those 18 brave officers’ names will be added…
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LEORF News
July 1, 2021

Preparing for Loss as a First Responder

Losing a loved one is a devastating process, no matter if it is expected or not. Meanwhile talking about and planning for death can be uncomfortable and emotional. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has made this uncomfortable process a reality for many Americans. During an emotional time when you should be able to…
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LEORF News
June 29, 2021

I.U.P.A. Local Virginia Beach PBA 34 Remembering Fallen Officers

I.U.P.A. Local Virginia Beach Police Benevolent Association 34 posted on their Facebook page recently about how they remember and honor fallen Virginia Beach police officers as they passed the anniversaries of two fallen heroes. Their post read, “In the month of June we remember two of our fallen, Officer Charles…
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LEORF News
June 14, 2021

Give Your Dad the Chance to Win a Harley for Father’s Day While Helping LEOs and Their Families!

The Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund (LEORF) with the assistance of Stinger Harley-Davidson, Medina, OH, is raffling off a brand new 2021 Harley-Davidson® FLHTK Ultra Limited Peace Officer Special Edition in Dark Blue! Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund Your local Law Enforcement Officers face disasters every day and are the…
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