Kansas Concerns of Police Survivors

Hands-On Program Dates

2017 Siblings Retreat
Dates: September 8 - 11
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Spouses Retreat

Dates: September 22 - 25
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Co-Workers Retreat

Dates: October 6 - 9
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Extended Family Retreat
Date: October 13 - 16
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Parents Retreat
Dates: October 27 - 30
Location: C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center

Little Rock, AR

8th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament
Topeka, KS - Sunday, Sept. 17th, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
All proceeds from this golf tournament will benefit KS C.O.P.S. to assist families of fallen officers attend Hands-On Programs held throughout the year and to help send survivors to National Police Week in Washington, D.C. held each May. For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact: Karen or Joe Bohlender at 785.217.7554 or at klcj.bohlender@gmail.com   Event flyer   ~   Registration form

Justice Lodge No. 457 Charity Pheasant Hunt - November 18, 2017
Graham County - Benefitting KS COPS

More details to follow.


Kansas Police Memorial Service
Kansas City, KS - Held Each May - 2018 Date & Time 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.


Topeka Graveside Memorial Services

Topeka, KS - Held Each May - 2018 Date & Time TBA
Graveside services held each May. The ceremony begins at the Law Enforcement Center and then travels to the cemeteries of each Officer killed in the line of duty. Memorial wreaths and memorandum are held at each site. The public is encouraged to attend. 


Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Candlelight Vigil

Topeka, KS - Held Each May - 2018 Date & Time 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 - 2018 Date & Time 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.

Wichita Law Enforcement Memorial

Wichita, KS - Held Each May - 2018 Date & Time TBA
A memorial, honoring Wichita officers lost in the line of duty, is held in May at the Wichita City Hall Building, 455 N Main St (at Central Ave), Wichita, KS 67202.  The public is encouraged to attend.

National Police Week

Washington D.C. - Held Each May - 2018 Date & Time TBA
For one week in May, survivors, fellow officers and others from across the country gather in Washington D.C. to honor National Police Week. For more information on the National event, check out the National C.O.P.S site: nationalcops.org/aboutnpw


Ottawa Police Department/Franklin County Sheriff Memorial

Ottawa, KS = Held Each May - 2018 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. The public is encouraged to attend.


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 sponsored by

National Concerns of Police Survivors.

Below please find more information

on these important programs:


2017 Adult Children's Retreat
Dates: June 16 - 19
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Young Adults Camp
Dates: June 26 - 30
Location: FLETC & Epworth by the Sea

Glynco. GA


2017 C.O.P.S. Kids Camp
Dates: July 23 - 29

Location: Salvation Army Lake Camp

East Troy, WI


2017 Outward Bound® Adventure

Dates: July 23 - 29
Trip Type: White Water Rafting
Location: Canyonlands National Park

Cataract Canyon, UT


2017 Fiancés/Significant Others Retreat

Dates: August 18 - 21
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO


2017 Co-Workers for Couples Retreat
Dates: April 21-24, 2017
Location: YMCA Trout Lodge

Potosi, MO