TITLE

Leaders Urge PSOB Results

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of leaders from the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the National Volunteer Fire Council to encourage the Department of Justice (DOJ) to start awarding Public Safety Officer's Benefits (PSOB) in the U.S. PSOB is a one-time payment of nearly $300,000 to the families of fallen public safety officers. Based on the Hometown Heroes Act, the DOJ should be paying benefits in cases where a public safety officer died in emergency response.
ACCESSION #
26383069

 

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