Back the Blue

We Back the Blue.

United States Deputy Sheriff's Association backs the Blue. It is time to stand up to DEFEND Law Enforcement. NOT defund it.

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Survival Training

Survival Training Programs

• Instinctive Hand-to-Hand Combat
• Felony High-Risk Vehicle Stop
• Active Shooter Response / Tactical Entry

Equipment Donations

Equipment Donations

Our services are wide and varied. We award equipment, free of charge, to underfunded law enforcement departments.

End of Watch Donations

End of Watch Donations

USDSA provides a cash donation to the primary beneficiary or memorial fund of any U.S. law enforcement officers who perish in the line of duty.

25 Years

25 Years of USDSA

United States Deputy Sheriff's Association is honored to assist and support city, county, state, and federal law enforcement of America.

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USDSA is Dedicated to the Support of Law Enforcement Across the United States

The United States Deputy Sheriff’s Association (USDSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the support of law enforcement, their families, and their communities through equipment donations, a highly acclaimed national training program, End of Watch donations, scholarships, cash grants, and citizen awareness programs.

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What We Do

Law Enforcement Officer Survival Training Classes

USDSA offers a highly acclaimed national training program presented FREE of charge to officers across the United States. USDSA’s nationally acclaimed training staff introduces and reinforces tactics and concepts which are easily learned and maintained and give officers the flexibility to deal with the countless challenging situations they encounter daily.

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Equipment Donations to Underfunded Law Enforcement Agencies

USDSA donates much-needed safety equipment to smaller, underfunded law enforcement entities at no charge to the department, including ballistic equipment (body armor, helmets, shields), preliminary breath testers (PBTs), drug identification kits, emergency belt trauma kits, tactical flashlights, spike strips, and other safety equipment for the protection of law enforcement and the communities they serve.

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End of Watch Donations

USDSA provides a cash donation to the primary beneficiary or memorial fund of any law enforcement officer in the United States who perishes in the line of duty.

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Steve Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship Program

United States Deputy Sheriff’s Association is pleased to offer a post-secondary education scholarship program for dependent children of current, full-time, commissioned United States law enforcement officers.

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Citizen Awareness Program to Encourage & Honor Law Enforcement

USDSA sends thank you cards we receive from citizens to agencies across the U.S., fulfilling our mission to encourage the general public to support, honor, and recognize law enforcement for their sacrifices.

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Sheriff, Pennsylvania
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—Sheriff, Pennsylvania
“The generous support of organizations like yours makes it possible for our department to exist and to make the community a great place to live.”
Undersheriff, Oklahoma
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—Undersheriff, Oklahoma
“Best, most, informative class I ever have taken”
Police Sgt, Pennsylvania
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—Police Sergeant, Pennsylvania
“With the commitment to safety and the generosity of this organization, we were able to receive critical gear that will be used daily.”
Sheriff's Deputy, Texas
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—Sheriff's Deputy, Texas
“Great instructors, good tactical information. Changes the way I approach these situations.”
Sheriff, Illinois
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—Sheriff, Illinois
“The USDSA is an extraordinary foundation and your mission to assist the families of fallen officers is beyond admirable.”
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