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

State Death Benefits

New Hampshire
Rhode Island

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Board of Retirement

Line of Duty Death Benefit

Other Important Documents

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