Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation

It is the purpose of the Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation to provide assistance to injured police officers in need. This assistance may be in the form of information about available resources or monetary aid to help ease the financial burden in a time of crisis.


 
 

On behalf of the WPPBF Board and members, we wish to offer our condolences to the family, friends and brothers and sisters in blue on the loss of Lieutenant Eric Eslary of the Ligonier Police Department.

Eric was killed in the line of duty when his vehicle was hit head on by a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on Rt 30. Lt. Eslary’s K-9 partner, Blek, was injured in the accident and continues to recover. Please keep Lt. Elsary’s wife, children and the rest of his family, friends and brothers and sisters in blue in your thoughts and prayers.

E.O.W. 5/5/15. RIP BROTHER. We will watch over your loved ones.

Those wishing to make a donation to support of Lt. Elsary’s family can do so at either of the following:

Washington Financial
C/O Eric Eslary
3616 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317

Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation
337 Winners Circle, Canonsburg, PA 15317

Memorial shirts and bracelets are available for sale. The shirts are $20. All proceeds will benefit the Eslary family. To purchase the t-shirt style shown at left or a bracelet, please print an order form located here and mail it to the address on the order form.
 


 
 

On behalf of the WPPBF Board and members, we wish to offer our condolences to the family, friends and brothers and sisters in blue on the loss of Detective Paul J. Koropal of the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.

Det. Paul “PJ” Koropal died in the line of duty after falling ill while serving search warrants on Tuesday, May 5. He was an 18-year veteran of the DA’s office and spent the past 16 years as a member of the Pennsylvania State Police Auto Theft Task Force. Please keep Det. Koropal’s wife, children and the rest of his family, friends and brothers and sisters in blue in your thoughts and prayers.

E.O.W. 5/5/15. RIP BROTHER. We will watch over your loved ones.

Memorial shirts are available for sale. The shirts are $15. All proceeds will benefit the Koropal family. To purchase the t-shirt style shown at left, please print an order form located here and mail it to the address on the order form. Or, you can fax your purchase to 412-257-9758.
 

WPPBF Announcements

 
 

For those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joey Fabus, the family suggests they be made to the Joey Fabus Childhood Cancer Foundation at http://www.gofundme.com/joeyfabusFdn.

 

Donations benefiting the Champion family are being accepted via our “Donate” page. When donating, please be sure to enter “Officer Champion” or “Champion Family” in the memo line. Or, you can send a check to the Perryopolis Police Department. If sending a check, please make it payable to the WPPBF, and be sure to enter “Officer Champion” or “Champion Family” in the memo line.
 

If you would like to purchase t-shirts and bracelets that will benefit the family of Officer Richard Champion, please refer to the ordering information, below.
 

 
 

To purchase the t-shirt style shown above or a bracelet, please send an email to championtshirtfund@gmail.com. Or, you can print an order form located here and mail it to the address on the order form.
 

 

To purchase the t-shirt or hoodie style shown above, please visit http://teespring.com/officer-champion.

 

High-quality glasses! Shorty Rossi and the Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation (WPPBF) are proud to announce a partnership with Eyetique!

To celebrate this partnership, we are thrilled to premier the Peachie line of sunglasses — 15% of all sales of the Peachie by Norman Childs Eyewear will go to Shorty’s Charities and the Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation to support those in need. To learn more about these glasses which are available in 12 different color and lens combinations or to purchase them online, visit shortywood.com/shortyglasses.htm.