Assisting Injured Law Enforcement Officers - 5:17
with Chief Dan Tackett, Founder of The International Police & Fire Chaplain's Association
Posted Jan 31, 2018
Approximately 15,000 law enforcement officers are assaulted and injured in the line of duty within the United States each year.(source National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund nieomf.org) While off work after sustaining an injury, many officers only receive 60% or less of their base salary, creating great financial hardship for officers and their families. The Dented Badge was created to assist injured law enforcement officers.
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