C.O.P.S. Printed Materials


C.O.P.S. publishes a quarterly newsletter focusing on the special concerns of law enforcement surviving families.  This newsletter is mailed to over 22,000 contacts nationwide.  Twice yearly C.O.P.S. publishes a newsletter focusing on items of interest to law enforcement.  This newsletter is mailed to over 37,000 contacts nationwide.  C.O.P.S. has also developed a 16-page handbook, Support Services to Surviving Families of Line-of-Duty Death, to help public safety agencies meet the support needs of the surviving families following a line-of-duty death.


Available for Download


Support Services to Surviving Families - to assist agencies with handling an officer death


"In Person, In Time" - Procedures for Death Notification


Model Line-of-Duty Death Manual - Reprinted with permission of the Metro Transit Police Department, Washington, DC


Model Line-of-Duty Death Policy - Reprinted with permission of the Norman, OK, Police Department


Research in Brief - Survivors responses & departmental policies


How May We Assist Your Agency?


Oklahoma State University Study - Post traumatic Growth in Survivors of Police Officer Line-of-Duty Death Research Report


Your Personal/Financial Diary - An aid for organizing your affairs for your family


"Guide To Survival" -  For family and friends of homicide victims


PSOB Beneficiaries Designation Form


Supporting Children and Family Survivors of Police Line-of-Duty Deaths - Coalition to Support Grieving Students




Chapter Resources


Sample documents you can use as a template for your chapter paperwork.  The idea of this section is to ensure continuity when a chapter board turns over, or when a chapter starts to develop their Standard Operating Procedures.


Available for Download


Code of Conduct


Response to Law Enforcement Officer's Death


Travel Reimbursement


Financial Policies


Document Retention Policy


Retreat Eligibility


Agenda Template - Chapter Meeting


Minutes Template - Chapter Meeting


Net Income Invoice


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C.O.P.S. National Office


Mail:  P.O. Box 3199  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

Physical:  846 Old South 5  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

Phone:  573-346-4911  --  Fax:  573-346-1414

(our 800 number has been discontinued)


C.O.P.S. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  C.O.P.S. programs and services are funded by grants and donations.

DISCLOSURE:  If you would like to help our organization by doing a fundraiser using our name, acronym, trademark or logo, or if you are with another organization and want to reference your support of C.O.P.S. in your organization’s materials, please keep the following in mind:  Our organization has developed a proprietary interest in its name, acronym, trademark, use of materials and logo, and all uses of same require our prior approval.  Please submit your proposals or requests in writing to our national office to the attention of:  Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc., P.O. Box 3199, Camdenton, MO 65020.  Any unauthorized use of our name, acronym, trademark, use of materials or logo can result in legal action.  Only our national office can give consent, so please receive permission first. Copyright © 1996 Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc.