16.571 Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program

Department of Justice

To provide death benefits to the eligible survivors of federal, state, or local public safety officers whose deaths are the direct and proximate result of a personal (traumatic) injury sustained in the line of duty. Effective November 29, 1990, the Act also provides the same benefit to a public safety officer who has been permanently and totally disabled as the direct result of a catastrophic personal injury sustained in the line of duty. The injury must permanently prevent the officer from performing any gainful work.

Revise results below

Total Program Obligations*: (grants and loans)
  • 2009: $103,628,213
  • 2010: $66,000,000
  • 2011: $70,081,800
  • Consistency (Grants)200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that were over/under reported, or not reported at all
    Over Reported
    Under Reported$65,108,630
    Not Reported$103,628,213$70,081,800
  • Timeliness200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that were late
    Total Dollars Analyzed$891,370
    Late Dollars (reported over 45 days after obligation)
    Average Reporting Lag (days since obligation)
  • Completeness200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that failed each field
    Recipient type
    Federal Agency
    CFDA Program Number
    Funding Amount
    Principal Place of Grant Code
    Recipient Name
    Recipient State
    Recipient County Code
    Recipient County Name
    Recipient City Code
    Recipient City Name
    Principal State of Grant
    Record Type
    Action Type
    Recipient Congressional District
    Obligation Action Date Formatted Correctly
    Assistance Type
    Federal Award ID
* Total program obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
No obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance