Rebuilding shattered lives of survivors and co-workers affected by line of duty deaths, through partnerships with law enforcement and the community.



C.O.P.S. was organized in 1984 with 110 individual members.  Today C.O.P.S. membership is over 37,000 survivors.  Members include spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and affected co-workers of officers killed in the line of duty according to Federal government criteria.  C.O.P.S. is governed by a National Board of law enforcement survivors.  All programs and services are administered by the National Office in Camdenton, Missouri.  Chapters function in several states at the grass-roots level.


C.O.P.S. programs for survivors include the National Police Survivors' Conference held each May during National Police Week, scholarships, peer-support at the national, state, and local levels, "C.O.P.S. Kids" counseling reimbursement program, the "C.O.P.S. Kids" Summer Camp, "C.O.P.S. Teens" Outward Bound experience for young adults, special retreats for spouses, parents, siblings, adult children, in-laws, and co-workers, trial and parole support, and other assistance programs.


C.O.P.S. knows that a survivor's level of distress is directly affected by the agency's response to the tragedy.  C.O.P.S., therefore, offers training and assistance to law enforcement agencies nationwide on how to respond to the tragic loss of a member of the law enforcement profession.


C.O.P.S. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


The number of

officers Idaho

has lose to a

 line-of-duty death.

500 +

Surviving family

members living

in the

state of Idaho



Idaho C.O.P.S.


P.O. Box 45957

Boise, ID  83711


501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Board Members


Debbie Jacobs Chapter - President - debbie_jacobs@idahocops.com

Ben McNevins Chapter - Vice President - ben_mcnevins@idahocops.com

Jerry Miller - Chapter Secretary -jerry_miller@idahocops.com

Brian Birdsell Chapter - Treasurer - brian_birdsell@idahocops.com

Eric Anderson Chapter - Past President - eric_anderson@idahocops.com

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