Minnesota Chapter of  Concerns of Police Survivors

C.O.P.S. provides Hands-On Programs designed specifically for each survivorship to help rebuild their shattered lives.   More information about these programs can be found  on the National Page.

  • Parents’ Retreat provides surviving parents of the fallen officer with strong peer support to help cope with the pain of losing their child.

  • Spouses Retreat is a weekend getaway for surviving spouses where debriefers and strong peer support infuse surviving spouses with a significant dose of self-esteem and new-found confidence.

  • Siblings Retreat is a weekend where brothers and sisters have access to mental health professionals and can meet others who lost a sibling in the line of duty help deal with their pain.

  • Adult Children’s Retreat is for surviving adult children 21 years and older and provides counselors and strong peer support to help deal with the death of their parent.

  • Kids Camp is planned for surviving children (6-14 years of age) and their parent or legal guardian of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.  Children MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to attend.

  • Outward Bound® Adventure is planned for teenagers and young adults (15-20 years of age) who are children of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.

  • Young Adults Camp is planned for surviving children and siblings (15-20 years of age) of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty

  • Extended Family Retreat assists the extended family of the officer (in-laws, cousins, grandparents, etc.) in coping with the death of their law enforcement officer.

  • Affected Co-Workers’ Retreat is for law enforcement officers hurting from the death of a co-worker in the line of duty.

  • Co-Workers for Couples Retreat is for law enforcement officers and their spouses hurting from the death of a co-worker in the line of duty.

The  Minnesota Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (MNCOPS) offers financial assistance for survivors to attend their retreat.

Survivors can contact us for an eligibility form at  Minnesotacops@gmail.com or download the eligibility form from our Resources tab.