Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB)

A unique effort of the U.S. Department of Justice; local, state, tribal, and federal public safety agencies; and national organizations, the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Programs provide death and education benefits to survivors of fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders and disability benefits to officers catastrophically injured in the line of duty.

The amount of the PSOB benefit is $350,079.00 for eligible deaths occurring on or after October 1, 2017. Visit to file a death or disability claim.

Public Safety Officers’ Benefits

Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program


Connecticut State Death Benefits


Maine State Death Benefits
Application for Inclusion – Maine Law Enforcement Officers Memorial


Massachusetts State Death Benefits
Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial – Criteria for Inclusion
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Board of Retirement Line of Duty Death Benefit

New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Death Benefits

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Death Benefits


Vermont State Death Benefits

Other Important Documents

Chelsea Police Department Line of Duty Death Policy
Death Notification & Grief
Financial Diary
Funeral Rights & Customs
IACP Foundation – TASER Fallen Officer Application
IACP Tribute to Slain Officers Application
Line of Duty Death and Serious Injury Policy
Line of Duty Death Manual – 3 Metro Transit Police
Myths of Law Enforcement
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial – Criteria for Inclusion
Norman P.D. Line of Duty Death Policy
PSOB Beneficiaries Designation Form
PSOB Check List
Role of Liaison Officer
Support Services to Families