Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) welcomes with open arms those who have suffered the tragedy of a loved one or coworker dying in the line of duty. The organization offers support through specific programs tailored to meet the needs of everyone from children to in-laws to fellow officers as well as staying connected with informal phone calls and e-mails year-round.
Nannette Wride says her husband, Utah County Sheriff’s Officer Sgt. Cory Wride, didn't have to die and believes he would still be alive today if his police cruiser's windshield had been bulletproof. She's started a petition to outfit patrol cars. Read full story here.
Dallas Officer Patrick Jones' son Sawyer, who turns 2 on Monday, has a diseased heart. The adopted child has been at Children’s Medical Center Dallas since Aug. 21. About six weeks before Sawyer’s birth, the couple learned that he had two holes in his heart. Read Full Story Here.