About Us

 

The Virginia Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors is committed to reaching out and providing support to all survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, as decided by PSOB. Originally chartered as Central Virginia C.O.P.S. in 2005, the chapter provides peer support to survivors across the state.  Virginia C.O.P.S also provides support to the agencies of Virginia and reaches out to them in the event of a line of duty death. We work steadily to introduce ourselves to our law enforcement agencies, police survivors and community. We have established strong ties to our agencies and look forward to working with them in the future.

 

Virginia C.O.P.S. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity that survives solely on donations of citizens and businesses and is always looking for support. All of our board members are survivors; parents, spouses, adult children, siblings, co-workers, and others, that volunteer their time to providing the support and training that is needed within the survivor community. We do not receive salaries so 100% of your donations go to the organization for providing resources to our survivors, to send survivors to Hand-On-Retreats and training in the law enforcement.

 

Our Board

 

President:

Karla Turman

vacops_swva@yahoo.com

 

 

Vice President

Julie Stecco

frankandjulie@comcast.net

 

 

Secretary:

Anne Wendel

anneswendel@gmail.com

 

 

Treasurer:

Betty Walker

betvera@aol.com

 

 

Immediate Past President & Police Liaison:

Shawn Godfrey

smgodfrey@hanovercounty.gov

 

 

Trustee, Northern Virginia:

Anita Casamento

miamokat@aol.com

 

Virginia C.O.P.S.

 

P.O. Box 1595

Ashland, VA  23005

 

501(c)(3) non-profit organization

DISCLOSURE: If you would like to help our organization by doing a fundraiser using our name, acronym, trademark or logo, or if you are with another organization and want to reference your support of Virginia C.O.P.S. in your organization’s materials, please keep the following in mind: Our organization has developed a proprietary interest in its name, acronym, trademark, use of materials and logo, and all uses of same require our prior approval.  Please submit your proposals or requests in writing to our office.  Copyright © 2020 Virginia Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc.

 

 

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