to provide experiences that shape lives.
We band together

Welcome to Band of Blue

“Band of Blue” is a nonprofit organization with a nationwide focus on providing support to the children of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Our mission is to impact the lives of the children of these fallen heros. Every day, all across this country, brave men and women will put their lives on the line. They will say goodbye to their families not knowing if they will return home at the end of their shift. Each year, approximately 150 law enforcement officers will not return home. Through our efforts, Band of Blue will provide assurance to these children that they will forever be part of this great law enforcement family. Band of Blue is about family, our law enforcement family.

Fallen Officers

2018/2019 Line of Duty Deaths

Trooper Michael J. AnsonNew York State Police, NYEOW: Tuesday, January 2, 2018Cause: 9/11 related illness Lieutenant Christopher RobateauJersey City Police Department, NJEOW: Friday, January 5, 2018Cause: Struck by vehicle Deputy Sheriff Daniel A. McCartneyPierce County Sheriff’s Department, WAEOW: Monday, January 8, 2018Cause: Gunfire Lieutenant Jeffrey W. FrancisNew York City Police Department, NYEOW: Saturday, January 13, […]

Our Impact

The Glaze Family

On October 29, 2016 Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle.  Dan arrived at the scene and located the vehicle in a field.  He radioed in a description of the vehicle but did not respond to additional radio traffic or calls to his cell phone.  Responding units found Dan […]

Providing Experiences that Change Lives: We Band Together

Each year, approximately 150 law enforcement officers will not return home. Only those who wear the badge understand the stress of leaving your family to serve your community and the fear of not returning home. While we can’t bring their loved ones home, “Band of Blue” can bring a once-in-a-lifetime experience to the children of […]

Upcoming Event


4th Annual BACK the BADGE Golf Outing and Dinner Event

10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Rivermoor Golf Club 30802 Waterford Dr, Waterford, Wisconsin 53185

Registration 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Officer Golf outing 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Dinner Event (Raffle and A


7:30 PM
Fiserv Forum

Milwaukee Bucks VS Miami Heat 2nd Annual Badge Night for Law Enforcement personnel, families and friends! Th

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because brave men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”

— George Orwell

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