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.02A. The Family Assistance Program is designed to provide support and assistance to the families of active duty officers who;

die, receive serious bodily injuries, or suffer catastrophic illnesses.

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.02B. The Program also provides support and advice to family members upon the;

death of a retiree.

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.04A. Family Assistance Officers are a group of officers appointed by the;

Chief of Police to administer the Family Assistance Program.

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.04C. Upon notification of an officer's death, serious bodily injury, or catastrophic illness a Family Assistance Officer;

shall initiate the Family Assistance Program and provide the level of assistance that is prescribed

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.04D. All aspects of San Antonio Police Department funerals are coordinated by the;

lead Family Assistance Officer assigned to the family by the Office of the Chief.

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.05A. Death of Active Duty Officer services provided.

1. Notification of next of kin, if death occurs on-duty;
2. Transportation to hospital for family members;
3. Notification of the SAPD chaplain;
4. Assistance in making funeral arrangements;
5. Assistance in arranging immediate financial aid;
6. Assistance with paperwork for all eligible benefits;
7. Counseling for family of officers killed.

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.05B. Death of Retired Officer services provided

1. Assistance contacting the Honor Guard to request the services provided for retirees;
2. Family counseling and advice, if requested.

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.05C. Serious Bodily Injury (to include any incident in which an officer suffers a gunshot wound, regardless of severity), or Catastrophic Illness to Active Duty Officer services provided;

1. Notification of next of kin;
2. Transportation to hospital, if requested;
3. Advise on benefits, workman's comp injured on-duty;
4. Assistance to apply for eligible benefits;
5. Notification of the SAPD Chaplain.

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.06A. Shall notify the Family Assistance Program supervisor when: an on-duty officer is killed, receives serious bodily injuries (to include any incident in which an officer suffers a gunshot wound, regardless of severity); or notified by any member that an off-duty officer has died, received serious bodily injuries, or suffers a catastrophic illness.

The Communications Unit supervisor

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.06B. Any member learning of the death of a retired officer is asked to notify the Office of the Chief, who will notify the;

Family Assistance Program supervisor.

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.06C. Any member having a need to contact a Family Assistance Officer should contact the;

Office of the Chief.

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