On average, one police officer is killed in the line of duty every 57 hours. The American Police Hall of Fame & Museum engraves the names of these brave officers every year prior to May 15th, Police Memorial Day. Follow the link above for more information and to register for the upcoming 2017 Police Memorial Day events.
The AFP&CC Summer Camp Program offers sons and daughters of fallen officers scholarships to be used for summer camp tuition at the camp of their choice. AFP&CC offers this opportunity to hundreds of children each year and with further support from major donors hopes to increase the amount of support available.
The programs of the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens are supported through the generosity of over 130,000 donors and members nationwide. Join us today and become part of this lasting legacy.
Each year, AFP&CC awards hundreds of scholarships to surviving sons and daughters of police officers killed in the line of duty. This nationwide program provides assistance to high school graduates attending a traditional four-year college, university, technical or vocational institution.
Since 1978, AFP&CC has served over 8,000,000 Americans with tips on self protection, home security, vehicle safety, rape prevention and more. These programs are supported through the generosity of donors and members nationwide. AFP&CC publishes the Police Family News. AFP&CC was incorporated to serve the rank and file police officer. Over the years, the vision for AFP&CC has grown to include crime prevention, public safety and police family survivor programs. As the program focus has grown, so has support from the public.
The American Police Hall of Fame & Museum was founded in 1960. It is the nation's first national police museum dedicated to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
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John Walsh is best known as the host for the TV series America's Most Wanted. He became involved in crime-fighting efforts following the abduction and murder of his son, Adam, in 1981.
Law Enforcement agencies around the nation, including the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens, have recognized Walsh for his role in fighting crime and raising awareness of the plight of missing and exploited Children. Click the arrow below to hear a special message from John.
The American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens (AFP&CC) offers a number of programs and services that support the law enforcement community and specifically the surviving families of officers killed in the line of duty.