For the third straight year police suicides have outnumbered line-of-duty deaths in the U.S. and the trend does not seem to be slowing. For too long officers have had to deal with the stigma of being tough and holding it in until they can no longer cope. These brave warriors protect our communities and deserve our help to cope with these issues they face on a daily basis.
Come out and join the Harris County Sheriff's Office in bringing public awareness to this epidemic of rising police suicides, and help us raise money for the nonprofit CopLine organization in their efforts to provide this vital support. CopLine is a 24/7 anonymous hotline dedicated to providing peer support by retired police officers. These retired officers are trained in Active Listening, and bring experience and knowledge in understanding the job stressors suffered by police officers.
All proceeds from registrations will go directly to CopLine in efforts of growing their operation to continue this crucial live-saving service to our men and women in blue.
Copline held it's inaugural golf outing on June 4, 2018 at the San Vicente Golf Club in Ramona, California. We would like to thank the sixty golfers, friends and family who showed their support and made this event a success.
The Texas Municipal Police Association recently sponsored a 40 hour, hands on COPLINE Volunteer Training session at their headquarters in Austin, Texas.
This video shows the faces of the officers COPLINE honored by running for them during the 2017 New Year’s Run for the Call 5k. Each one of the officers featured wore the badge with honor.
It's 7am here in Israel. It's now midnight NYE in the East coast.
I'm running for all those that serve us and risk their lives; I'm running for those that are no longer with us; I'm running for those who are physically intact, but have been hit by the invisible bullet of psychological trauma.
I wish us all a safe and happy New year.
LTC Yotam Dagan
NATAL - Israel's center for trauma and resilience
Copline is honoring all and acknowledging Det. Scott Steven, Ocean County Prosecutors Office; NJ
Johnathan DeGuzman, San Diego PD
Copline is holding its next training in San Diego, California from 12/6-12/10/17. Training is 40 hours. All interested retirees please fill out an application on http://www.copline.org/resources.html. All applicants will be vetted before they are asked to the training. Successful completion of the training will allow volunteer listeners to begin taking calls. All shifts are 12 hours and can be transferred to a cellphone, home phone or designed number the volunteer provides. Each volunteer must take 1 shift per month and commit to a year. Please contact us with any questions.
"Location and details will be given to vetted volunteers attending training".
We will be updating with more specifics within the next couple of weeks.