Protect and Connect


The St. Louis County Police would like to thank you for your continued support. Every day, our officers face challenges and put their lives on the line because they want to make a difference. Your continued support to our foundations and other organizations help keep the officers' spirits high.  If you're looking for a way to support our department, please check the organizations below. 


A Safety Net with No Strings Attached

Started in 1959, The BackStoppers provides needed financial assistance and support to the spouses and dependent children of all police officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters, and publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs in our coverage area who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty. Learn more :

Police Welfare Association

The Welfare Association is a non-profit organization which acts as a support alliance for members and their families in times of need. All employees are members of the Welfare Association, by virtue of their employment with the Department.

Members of the Association's Board of Trustees are elected by the employees and, with approval of the Chief of Police, work to develop appropriate guidelines for the impartial distribution of funds to employees and their families in times of need. The Trustees also oversee the management of available resources and organize or direct various fund-raising activities. Visit The Police Welfare Foundation's Website.

St Louis County Police Family Association

It is the mission of the St. Louis County Police Family Association to pledge assistance, guidance, and emotional support to current and retired police employees, and their families. It is the Family Association’s main focus to help alleviate strain, and help celebrate families.  Email: [email protected]

Police Athletic League

The St. Louis County Police Athletic League (PAL) is an organization in which members of the police department coach young boys and girls in sports, help with homework and other school-related activities. The purpose is to build character, help strengthen police-community relations, and deter children from becoming involved in criminal activity. Our programs are not only focused on sports but also youth enrichment with educational and youth leadership programs. Learn More.