The End of Watch Foundation would like to extend our most sincere thank you to Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union, for their generous Chief's Circle Sponsorship. BMFCU was the exclusive sponsor of the Winning the Battle seminar, which was held on September 15, 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Attendance at Winning the Battle was FREE for ALL volunteer and paid public safety employees, including military, fire, EMS, police, dispatch, administrative, chaplain, CIT, mental health professionals, auxiliary, ancillary, non-sworn, and their families. Lunch was also provided free-of-charge. More than 36 public safety agencies attended this important training.
of Watch Foundation would like extend our most sincere gratitude
to Tidewater Women's Magazine for featuring our foundation in it's Protect
and Serve issue. Click HERE to read the article (opens in new window).
The End of Watch Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization, founded by Hampton Roads police officers and sheriff's deputies. The mission of the foundation is to promote awareness, prevention, education and support regarding law enforcement suicides and line of duty deaths. Our foundation is staffed entirely by unpaid volunteers, and we are exempt from federal income tax under section 501-C3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Our goals include:
Provide free training to law enforcement agencies on how to respond to the tragic loss of a sworn law enforcement officer or military police officer.
Provide free training to law enforcement officers on officer safety tactics developed to reduce the incidence of line of duty death and injury.
Provide free training to law enforcement agencies on proper reintegration for law enforcement officers returning to duty following a military deployment.
Establish and maintain a suicide prevention coalition for law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Provide free training to law enforcement agencies and families of law enforcement officers on recognizing the signs and symptoms associated with Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and suicide risk.
Support Concerns of Police Survivors, and other non-profit charitable organizations with a similar mission or goals.