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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

Image Caption – Law Enforcement United (LEU) awarded the Spirit of Blue Foundation $50,000 at their 8th Annual Road to Hope Memorial Ride arrival ceremony.  Presenting the donation from LEU was (left to right) Asst. Executive Director Steve Callow, Director of Outreach Mark Faust, and Executive Director Wallace “Chad” Chadwick.  Receiving the donation was Ryan T. Smith, Executive Director of ...
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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

Image Caption – The officers of the 30-member Longmeadow Police Department pose in front of their department seal.  The new Panasonic Security System cameras provide visibility to a newly renovated area of their town. SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 12, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Grant to the Longmeadow Police Department (LPD) ...
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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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Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $20,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $20,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – June 6, 2016 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited to report that it has received a $20,000 cash donation from the National Board of Law Enforcement United (LEU). The gift was presented to the Spirit of Blue at LEU’s 7th Annual Road to Hope Memorial Ride arrival ceremony held this year at the United States ...
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Spirit of Blue Returns for National Police Week 2016

Spirit of Blue Returns for National Police Week 2016

National Police Week Events - Spirit of Blue is returning to our nation's capital to honor law enforcement during the National Police Week observances May 12-13, 2016. Thursday, May 12th What: Law Enforcement United Road to Hope Memorial Ride Arrival Ceremony When: 2pm – 4pm Where: USMC War Memorial, Arlington, VA 22209 Friday, May 13th What: C.O.P.S. and Survivor Families/Friends ...
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Holbrook Police Department Receives Safety Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Holbrook Police Department Receives Safety Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS – March 21, 2016 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Holbrook Police Department (HPD) in the form of a mobile data terminal (MDT) solution for use by the Department’s motorcycle traffic officer. The grant, valued at $3,625, provides one Panasonic ToughPad, a wireless modem and detachable keyboard ...
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OUR MISSION

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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