I Am A Law Enforcement Officer Or Public Safety Official Who Is A Victim Of Crime


A police officer, firefighter or individual whose employment includes the duty of protecting the public, may be eligible for victims compensation. This applies to injuries suffered resulting from either on or off duty crime incidents. This page is designed to assist individuals with the compensation process. If you would need assistance in filing for compensation, please call (800) 233-2339 and ask to speak to the law enforcement/public safety representative of the Direct Victim Services Unit.

Eligibility for Victims Compensation for Law Enforcement/Public Safety Officials

Law Enforcement Eligibility Poster (.pdf)

Compensation Claim Information

Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Officers Death and Disability Resource Manual (.pdf)

Compensation Statistics for Law Enforcement and Other Public Safety Officials