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:
Spouses for Couples Retreat
March 12th - 15th, 2021
Adult Children's Retreat
June 11th - 14th, 2021
C.O.P.S. Kids Camp
July 10th - 16th, 2021
Outward Bound Adventure
CANCELLED FOR 2021
2021 Young Adults Camp
C.O.P.S. Young Adults Camp
July 26th - 30th, 2021
Fiancés & Significant Others Retreat
August 13th - 16th, 2021
2021 Co-Workers Retreat
October 1st - 4th, 2021
2021 Extended Family Retreat
Extended Family Retreat
October 15th - 18th, 2021
2021 Parents Retreat
October 22nd - 25th, 2021
National Law Enforcement Memorial Candlelight Vigil - May 13, 2021
7:00 PM. (CST) - Virtual only
The NLEOMF will host a Virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) to memorialize those who sacrificed all for their communities. An in-person event honoring the fallen will be held during National Police Weekend, Oct. 13-17.
How to Watch:
Black & Blue Gala - Marriott Overland Park - 10800 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS - Postponed to 2022 due to COVID
Due to COVID-19, the Black & Blue Gala has been postponed to 2022. For more information. or to obtain a refund, please contact Linda Bohlender, Immediate Past President, at 785-213-6463 or email@example.com.
2021 National Police Week - Washington D.C.
October 13th-17th, 2021 - Rescheduled from May due to COVID
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. Due to COVID, NPW 2021 has been rescheduled to October. For more information go to: www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org/aboutnpw
Topeka/Shawnee Co. Law Enforcement Graveside Services
Topeka, KS - Held each May - 2021 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.
2021 Memorial Golf Tournament - September 12th, 2021
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.
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Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Candlelight Vigil
Topeka, KS - Thursday, October 7th, 2021 - Rescheduled from May due to COVID
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.
Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
Topeka, KS - Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Rescheduled from May due to COVID
Kansas City, KS Police Department Memorial Service
Kansas City, KS - Held each May - 2021 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 - 2021 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.
Wichita Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
Wichita, KS - Held each May - 2021 date 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.
Local & National Events
2021 Hands-On Program Dates
“When we share our stories and experiences
a family is forged...that family is C.O.P.S.”