A Safety Net with No Strings Attached
The Safety Net of Missouri provides needed support and financial assistance to the spouses and children of all local law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs and correction officers, who have lost their lives performing their duty. Deaths from natural causes, illnesses or injuries are outside the organization’s scope.
Public Safety: Everyone’s Responsibility
In recent years, public safety has taken on new dimensions. Even in the face of growing threats and challenges, police and fire professionals continue to respond with characteristic heroism and selflessness. Unfortunately, some lose their life in the line of duty. It is impossible to fill the void they leave in society and in their families, but by supporting The Safety Net of Missouri, you can express your appreciation in a tangible way for a life given on behalf of others. By doing so, you can help those they loved the most continue their legacy of dedication to public safety.
Governor Greitens Shows Fundamental Support for First Responders
Regardless of your political affiliation, it is exciting to see the fundamental support from Gov. Greitens. We were grateful to hear his words in the State of the State, when he said:
“…I want to say tonight—from this podium and in this place—thank to our law enforcement officers and first responders. And thank you to your families, who sacrifice every day so that we can be safe…”
“…Here’s what we have to do together: make this the greatest state in America to be a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or first responder. And we need to make this a state where every citizen feels that they too are safe and protected…’
“…I believe—as many of you do—that we must reform our corrections system. I believe our corrections officers do hard work, under difficult circumstances, and I am committed to standing by them and standing up for them…”