Mental Health, Crisis Intervention

COLORADO POLICE OFFICERS FOUNDATION

  • Westminster, CO
  • www.coloradopolicefoundation.org

Mission Statement

The Colorado FOP Police Officers' Foundation is a charitable corporation that operates under the 501 (c) (3) provisions of the federal tax code. This official designation granted by the Internal Revenue Service conveys tax-exempt status to the foundation and specifically allows contributions to be tax deductible.

The general purpose of the foundation is to generate funds to promote a greater understanding and awareness by the public on issues affecting the law enforcement profession. The primary focus of the Police Officers' Foundation is to foster community-wide support for law enforcement by providing supplemental resources for traumatically injured officers and their families, giving needed financial assistance to survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, and building meaningful and positive officer-community partnerships.

Main Programs

  1. Officer health and wellness
  2. Child ID & Youth Programs & Youth Public Safety Awareness Education
  3. Law Enforcement Widows & Orphans Fund
  4. Law Enforcement Training and Awareness
  5. Police Suicide Prevention
  6. Police Work Related PTSD Treatment & Education
  7. Confidential Treatment Referrals: PTSD, Mental Health Wellness, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling
  8. Police & Community Relations Improvement & Education

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Service Areas

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Colorado

The Colorado Police Officers Foundation provides all of its services to Colorado law enforcement officers and their families who may be in need. We serve communities and citizens across Colorado with Child Identification Programs and Youth Programs & Education focused on building meaningful and positive officer-community partnerships.

ruling year

2014

Executive Director - Colorado Police Officers Foundation since 2013

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Franklin Gale

Executive Director Colorado Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge since 2008

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Michael Violette

Keywords

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Police, Suicide, PTSD, Child ID, Community Relations, Family Assistance

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Also Known As

COLORADO POLICE OFFICERS FOUNDATION

EIN

84-1415731

 Number

4255023412

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Mental Health Treatment (F30)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (M12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs

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Program 1

Officer health and wellness

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Child ID & Youth Programs & Youth Public Safety Awareness Education

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Law Enforcement Widows & Orphans Fund

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Law Enforcement Training and Awareness

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Police Suicide Prevention

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Police Work Related PTSD Treatment & Education

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Confidential Treatment Referrals: PTSD, Mental Health Wellness, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling

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Police & Community Relations Improvement & Education

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Service Areas

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Colorado

The Colorado Police Officers Foundation provides all of its services to Colorado law enforcement officers and their families who may be in need. We serve communities and citizens across Colorado with Child Identification Programs and Youth Programs & Education focused on building meaningful and positive officer-community partnerships.

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COLORADO POLICE OFFICERS FOUNDATION

Leadership

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Executive Director - Colorado Police Officers Foundation

Franklin Gale

Executive Director Colorado Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge

Michael Violette

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director - Colorado Police Officers Foundation

"All services and assistance offered by the Foundation is funded completely by individual and corporate donations. Without this genorosity we would be unable to provide these programs. The Colorado FOP Police Officers' Foundation provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and the business community, through tax-deductible donations, to show their thanks and support of the brave men and women of law enforcement who proudly serve their communities across Colorado daily. The disbursement of these funds is strictly regulated and must be used for the foundation's stated charitable purposes. Your tax-deductible donation is vital to our efforts. We encourage you to contribute any amount you consider appropriate.

Some of the programs that are funded by the foundation:


*Assistance for local lodges when a member is killed or badly hurt in the line of duty.

*Assistance for families when their loved one is killed or badly hurt in the line of duty.

*Law Enforcement Widows & Orphans Fund

*Assist Injured, Disabled, Sick, or Distressed Law Enforcement Members.

*Law Enforcement Training and Awareness

*PTSD & Stress Related Illness Education: Providing officers and families with specific education related to the effects of PTSD and other stress related effects of the law enforcement profession. Provide officers confidential treatment options.

*Confidential Treatment Referrals: PTSD, Mental Health Wellness, Alcohol Counseling

*Police Suicide Prevention

*Child Identification Program: A program that creates and identification card and provides parents with their child's DNA to be utilized in missing child cases.

*Youth Programs & Education: Provides funding for youth programs designed to promote safety, build confidence, leadership, ethics, and respect for the law such as law enforcement youth academies.

Our officers leave their families every day to risk their lives to protect you. Please donate and help honor those who have given so much for so many!"

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Franklin Gale

Executive Director Colorado Police Officers Foundation

Term: Dec 2014 -

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?