Mission Statement

The Thin Blue Line of Michigan is a non profit organization which exists to provide assistance in the areas of financial, legal, benefit recovery, counseling, funeral stipends, college stipends, medical costs, medical equipment and other areas of hardship to the families of injured, ill, disabled or deceased members of Public Safety. This includes active or retired Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, Dispatchers, Corrections Officers, EMT, EMS, Administrative Clerks, and more.

The Thin Blue Line will assist and support the families of injured, ill, or deceased Public Safety within the State of Michigan. Whether active or honorably retired, officers and their families are assured that The Thin Blue Line will aid them with financial, emotional, physical, and medical needs that arise upon the occasion of an officer's injury, illness, or death.

Providing short term assistance and care to over 20,000 Public Safety officers and their families in the State of Michigan and long term assistance and care to its active members.

Definition of the above mission statement:
Up to 3 months of financial assistance and care and limited legal services to non-contributing members. Up to one year or greater for active contributing members and their families with detailed legal services. Volunteers or committee members of events are not considered active donation members.

The Thin Blue Line receives and administers funds according to the guidelines set forth in Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Unsure if you qualify?

If you are unsure whether you or your situation qualifies for assistance, please fill out our Application for Benefits and send it in. We review every case and may be able to offer unexpected forms of support.


List of Assisted

Click here for the list of persons, agencies, and families assisted by the Thin Blue Line of Michigan. Note that some cases have been omitted for privacy reasons.