NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

C.O.P.S. Kids/Teen Program at National Police Week

 

At National Police Week each May, children and siblings who have lost a parent or sibling to a line-of-duty death can participate in special activities.  Fallen officers’ children/step-children and siblings, in kindergarten through 12th grade, will have the opportunity to attend grief counseling sessions, as well as age-appropriate fun and social activities.  The program is held off-site at local and federal law enforcement academies.

 

For many kids, this is the first time they have made contact with peers - other kids who have gone through the same thing they have - the loss of a loved one to line-of-duty death.  A dedicated staff of professionals and volunteers assess the children's emotional well-being, listen and guide them through any issues they wish to talk about, while participating in a variety of fun activities.  Results of the emotional assessments are provided to parents after National Police Week so that, if needed, additional counseling can be obtained at home.

National Police Week

 

C.O.P.S. had 47 trained professions to work the Kids/Teens Program at National Police Week in 2016.

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Mail:  P.O. Box 3199  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

Physical:  846 Old South 5  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

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