Local & National Events

Kansas C.O.P.S. is dedicated to helping the surviving families of our fallen law enforcement officers rebuild their shattered lives through hands-on programs based on strong peer-support ....survivors helping other survivors.  

These programs are provided by National Concerns of Police Survivors. Below please find more information on these important programs:


2019 Co-Workers for Couples Retreat
April 5-8, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri


2019 Young Adults Camp
July 29-August 2, 2019
Epworth By The Sea
St. Simons Island, GA


2019 Adult Children's Retreat

June 14-17, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri


2019 C.O.P.S. Kids Camp

July 7-13, 2019
Salvation Army Wonderland Camp & Conference Center
Camp Lake, WI


2019 Outward Bound® Adventure

July 6-13, 2019
Trip Type: White Water Rafting
Location: Canyonlands National Park - Cataract Canyon, UT


2019 Fiancés/Significant Others Retreat

August 16-19, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri


2019 Siblings Retreat
September 6-9, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri

2019 Spouses Retreat
September 20-23, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri


2019 Co-Workers Retreat
October 4-7, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri

2019 Extended Family Retreat
October 11-14, 2019
YMCA Trout Lodge
Potosi, Missouri

2019 Parents Retreat
October 25-28, 2019
C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center

Little Rock, AR



Hands-On Program Dates

Kansas Concerns of Police Survivors

10th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament - Lake Shawnee Golf Course
Topeka, KS - Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Proceeds from this tournament allow KS C.O.P.S. to assist families of fallen officers attend Hands-On Programs offered throughout the year and to attend National Police Week in Washington, D.C. held each May. For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact: Teresa Gallegos, 785.554.5119

Event FlyerRegistration Form  I  Online Registration Link​

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Black & Blue Ball - Marriott Overland Park, KS
Overland Park, KS - Saturday, April 18th, 2020
Join us for our very first Black & Blue Ball! Mark your calendars now, more details to come. Save the Date Link  I  Ticket Info


Topeka/Shawnee Co. Law Enforcement Graveside Services

Topeka, KS - Held each May - 2020 dates TBA
This service begins at the Law Enforcement Center and then travels to the cemeteries of each Topeka/Shawnee County Law Enforcement Officer killed in the line of duty. Memorial wreaths and memorandum are held at each site. The public may attend. 


Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Candlelight Vigil
Topeka, KS - Held each May - 2020 date TBA
Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary, Topeka #3,

The event is held in the first floor rotunda of the Kansas Capitol in Topeka, 300 SW 10th, with a candle lighting ceremony immediately following at the Law Enforcement Memorial site located on the northeast corner of the statehouse grounds. The public is encouraged to attend.

Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Topeka, KS - Held each May - 2020 date TBA
Sponsored by the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Committee, the ceremony is held at Noon on the steps of the Kansas Capitol Building, 300 SW 10th, Topeka, KS 66612. The public is encouraged to attend. A Survivor reception, hosted by Attorney General Derek Schmidt, is held at 11:00 a.m. inside the Capitol Building. Lunch is provided by The Fraternal Order of Police for all officers and their families immediately following the services at Assumption Church, 204 SW 8th.


Kansas City, KS Police Department Memorial Service
Kansas City, KS - Held each May - 2020 date TBA

The Kansas City Police Department's Annual Memorial Service and Luncheon is held each May. The. FOP Lodge #4 plans the Memorial Service and the Police Department's Victim Services Unit and The Police/Fire Chaplains Association plan and coordinate the luncheon. All families of Fallen Police Officers, as well as current Officers and their wives, are invited to the luncheon. The service is held in front of City Hall at 701 N. 7th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. The public is encouraged to attend the ceremony


Ottawa Police Department/Franklin County Sheriff Memorial Service
Ottawa, KS - Held each May - 2020 Date & Time TBA
The Ottawa Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Department hold their local memorial service honoring officers lost in the line of duty each May at the County Courthouse. The public is encouraged to attend.


National Police Week

Washington D.C. - Held each May - 2020 dates TBA
For one week in May, survivors, fellow officers and other supporters from across the nation gather in Washington D.C. to honor National Police Week. 

For more information go to www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org/aboutnpw


Wichita Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
Wichita, KS - Held each May - 2020 dates TBA

A memorial service honoring Wichita officers lost in the line of duty will be held each May at the Wichita City Hall Building, 455 N Main St (at Central Ave), Wichita, KS 67202. The public is encouraged to attend.