The link below contains information about federal, state, local and private benefits that
may be available to survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in Kansas. This link is provided by the National office of Concerns of Police Survivors:
Please note, each benefit has different eligibility criteria. Survivors may or may not be eligible to receive certain benefits based on each benefit's or organization's specific criteria. Questions about specific benefits should be directed to the organization providing the benefit.
:SAFE - Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission provides financial support for the surviving spouses and dependents or, in their absence,
the parents of sworn law enforcement officers, emergency services personnel and firefighters who lose their life in the performance of their duties. The employing agency must be headquartered within the
geographic boundaries of the SAFE program as defined in the current
by-laws. Also available is the Ed Wynn/SAFE Memorial Scholarship.
In addition, the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens has several benefit programs available to survivors of all ages. Some of their programs include college scholarships, grief counseling, gift programs for surviving children and parents, and camp scholarships, To learn more go to: www.afp-cc.org.org
GOLD STAR TEEN ADVENTURES provides unique year round outdoor adventure programs for the surviving youth of those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The purpose of the program is to provide healing, mentorship, leadership development and unique and challenging adventure opportunities. The program serves youth of all branches of military service, law enforcement and other designated first responders, and designated government agencies.