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News and Media 2019-04-11T09:36:29+00:00

Group: DOJ officer benefits program plagued with delays, dysfunction

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — A national law enforcement group that supports disabled and injured officers is blasting the Department of Justice, claiming its public safety officers’ benefits program continues to fall short.

The program is supposed to offer financial aid to first responders injured in the line of duty, to help them stay afloat while out of work.

Families of seriously-injured police officers say healthcare systems are failing them

By Greg Norman | Fox News
Police officers across the nation put their lives on the line every day to protect Americans, but, when it comes time to repay that debt, families and advocates say the system in place leaves them “left out to dry.”

Police and corrections officers face potentially damaging delays in workers’ comp claims

By: Darcy Spears
Police and corrections officers take an oath to serve and protect. You’d expect when they’re injured on duty, they’re taken care of. But we uncovered a heartbreaking story about a system that many say is letting our officers down.

Police officer suicides surpass in the line of duty deaths in 2018

Police officer suicides surpass in the line of duty deaths in 2018

KUSI’s John Soderman sheds light on the disturbing fact- In 2018, more American police officers took their own lives than were killed in the line of duty.