The Denver Police Officers Foundation began in 1999 as an all-encompassing nonprofit organization to provide support for families of Denver police officers injured or killed in the line of duty. By 2003, the foundation had begun to organize and extend its reach into other areas of public safety. To do this, the foundation divided into the Denver Police Foundation, whose mission sought to enhance and promote public safety, and the Denver Police Officers Foundation, which continued to embrace the original mission of providing support for officers and their families.
The Denver Police Officers Foundation operates under the direction of a Board of Directors that decides the best means to prioritize and manage the creation of any programs offered.
The Board, comprised of representatives from both within the Denver Police Department as well as the outside community, is responsible for:
Feel free to contact the DPOF with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the manager, Ret. Det. J. C. Tyus, Jr. at 303.940.1424.
If you are interested in making a donation to help the Foundation’s many causes, visit the Donate section. All donations are tax deductible under the 501(c)(3) provisions of the federal tax code.