Correctional Peace Officers Foundation


The Correctional Peace Officers (CPO) Foundation is a national organization, created in 1984. Its primary function is to preserve and support the surviving families of Correctional Officers who lose their lives in pursuit of their chosen profession of protecting the public from those remanded to correctional custody and supervision in the nation's prisons and jails. The CPO Foundation operates and maintain a general fund for the perpetuation of the memory of those Correctional Peace Officers killed in the line of duty; to provide for their spouses, children or other beneficiaries; and to promote and project a positive image of the Corrections profession, both internally and to the general public.

How Your Donation Helps

86.0% of your car donation will go toward helping Correctional Peace Officers Foundation Inc. with their project: Death Benefits.

11.0% will go toward the project: Project 2000.

3.0% will go toward the project: Contributions.



  • Employee or member welfare association

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1984

Your donations to Correctional Peace Officers Foundation Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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