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Frank Cappo of 5.11 Tactical Joins Spirit of Blue Board

Frank Cappo of 5.11 Tactical Joins Spirit of Blue Board

Image Caption – Frank Cappo served in law enforcement for 12 years before beginning his career in public safety equipment sales.  Frank will help Spirit of Blue grow into the future through acquiring new sponsors and advising the administration of the Foundation’s Safety Grant Program. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – September 26, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited ...
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LMT Defense Pledges $25,000 in Annual Support to Spirit of Blue

LMT Defense Pledges $25,000 in Annual Support to Spirit of Blue

Image Caption – LMT Defense will be donating $100 from the sale of each SPM16LE rifle, distributed through Kiesler’s Police Supply.  In total, LMT has pledged $25,000 in support for Spirit of Blue through product sales and social media fundraisers each year going forward. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – September 20, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is pleased to ...
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Craig Morgan, Spirit of Blue Present Safety Equipment Grant to Dickson County Sheriff’s Office

Craig Morgan, Spirit of Blue Present Safety Equipment Grant to Dickson County Sheriff’s Office

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – August 10, 2017 – Yesterday, the Spirit of Blue Foundation partnered with country music star Craig Morgan to present a safety equipment grant to the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office.  The grant includes 70 tourniquets along with tactical belt holders that will be issued to all patrol division and reserve deputies that serve the county.  Craig formerly served ...
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Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $50,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $50,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – June 20, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited to report that it has received a $50,000 cash donation from the National Board of Law Enforcement United (LEU).  The gift was presented to the Spirit of Blue at LEU’s 8th Annual Road to Hope Memorial Ride arrival ceremony held this year at the World ...
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Longmeadow Police Department Receives Safety Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Longmeadow Police Department Receives Safety Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 12, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Grant to the Longmeadow Police Department (LPD) to add a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) monitoring capability to their department.  The high-definition camera system from Panasonic was installed at the Blinn Court Tennis Courts in concert with the recent refurbishment of the ...
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Leicester Police Department Receives Personal Protective Equipment From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Leicester Police Department Receives Personal Protective Equipment From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – The Leicester Police Department is staging the five sets of granted protective equipment in portable gear bags in their patrol cars for quick deployment.  Included are Damascus FlexForce suits, Damascus Vector gloves and impact-resistant protective shields. WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTES – April 11, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant ...
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Tipton County Sheriff’s Office Receives K9 Safety Grant From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Tipton County Sheriff’s Office Receives K9 Safety Grant From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – Sheriff Tony D. Frawley (left) and Deputy William D. Cline (right) surround K9 Nelson who has quickly made a name for himself as a valuable asset for the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office. TIPTON, INDIANA – April 5, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a K9 Safety Grant to the Tipton County ...
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Spirit of Blue Selected to Benefit from Sportsmen Organized for Law Enforcement’s Efforts

Spirit of Blue Selected to Benefit from Sportsmen Organized for Law Enforcement’s Efforts

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – December 19, 2016 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited to have been chosen to receive support from Mossy Oak’s newest initiative - Sportsmen Organized for Law Enforcement. The goal of Sportsmen Organized for Law Enforcement (S.O.L.E.) is to raise awareness and funds that will be divided equally among three existing 501(c)(3) organizations that already ...
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2016 Tourniquet Project

2016 Tourniquet Project

Our Goal: To grant 500 tourniquets by the end of the year to police officers who are in need of one. How You Can Help: With every $30 gift, Spirit of Blue will grant one C-A-T Tourniquet from North American Rescue between now and the end of the year. Importance of Tourniquets? Battlefield statistics from the wars in both Iraq ...
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Cicero Police Department Receives Patrol Rifle Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Cicero Police Department Receives Patrol Rifle Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – June 13, 2016 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Cicero Police Department (CPD) for the acquisition of three AR-15 style rifles and essential accessories, valued at $9,065.43. The rifles constitute the creation of the CPD’s patrol rifle program, a capability they do not currently have, ...
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Do cops have too many tools on their belts?

Do cops have too many tools on their belts?

Is it possible in our quest to make officers safer we've compromised their ability to make sound decisions during crucial moments? (http://www.policeone.com) Most of us remember a time when law enforcement was a simpler profession. Back in the day, an officer went on the street with a sidearm, a baton, a pair of handcuffs and a radio on his belt ...
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Cicero Police Department Receives Patrol Rifle Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Cicero Police Department Receives Patrol Rifle Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – June 13, 2016 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Cicero Police Department (CPD) for the acquisition of three AR-15 style rifles and essential accessories, valued at $9,065.43. The rifles constitute the creation of the CPD’s patrol rifle program, a capability they do not currently have, ...
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We are dedicated to the enhancement of officer safety and vitality throughout the law enforcement community by promoting public awareness for their protection and fulfilling safety equipment and training needs.

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THE NEED

Over 900,000 law enforcement officers honorably serve the population of the United States - that equates to 1 officer for every 350 citizens. On average, 125 officers are lost and another 15,000 are injured in the line of duty each year. Yet funding for safety equipment and training is dwindling as tax revenues decline. The need for supplemental funding to protect these officers has never been greater.

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