About Us


St. Louis Police Wives’ Association (SLPWA) was formed in 1968 to help police officers form their own organization. By the mid 1970’s, the Association had grown to more than 250 members. During this time, the Association held fundraisers, hosted the annual Policeman’s Ball, and was politically active regarding the benefits of police widows. When the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer’s Association formed, the Police Wives’ took on a more supportive role by aiding families in times of need and focused other efforts on community service and social support.

St. Louis Police Wives’ Association is a not for profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, fully funded through donations and association fundraising events. Currently, our association is composed of over 250 wives’, mothers, sisters, girlfriends, fiancées, and widows of active and retired St. Louis and Illinois area Police Officers, who as a group, have bonded together to assist injured officers, as well as police families, in times of need and family crisis.

Departments Represented in SLPWA

  • Arnold Police Department
  • Alton Police Department (IL)
  • Ballwin Police Department
  • Belleville Police Department
  • Berkeley Police Department
  • Beverly Hills Police Department
  • Brentwood Police Department
  • Caseyville Police Department (IL)
  • Charlack Police Department
  • Chesterfield Police Department
  • Clayton Police Department
  • Clinton County Sheriff’s Office (IL)
  • Cottleville Police Department
  • Crestwood Police Department
  • Creve Coeur Police Department
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • Des Peres Police Department
  • Edmundson Police Department
  • Fairview Heights Police Department
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Ferguson Police Department
  • Florissant Police Department
  • Grafton Police Department (IL)
  • Hazelwood Police Department
  • Illinois State Police
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jerseyville Police Department (IL)
  • Kirkwood Police Department
  • Madison County Sheriff’s Department (IL)
  • Maplewood Police Department
  • Maryland Heights Police Department
  • Moline Acres Police Department
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Normandy Police Department
  • North County Co-OP
  • O’Fallon Police Department (IL)
  • Richmond Heights Police Department
  • Riverview Police Department
  • Rock Hill Police Department
  • Roxana Police Department (IL)
  • Shiloh Police Department (IL)
  • Shrewsbury Police Department
  • St. Louis County Police Department
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
  • St. Ann Police Department
  • Town and Country Police Department
  • Troy Police Department (IL)
  • University City Police Department
  • United States Secret Service
  • Webster Groves Police Department
  • Wellston Police Department
  • Wentzville Police Department
  • Wood River Police Department (IL)

Our Services Include

  • Critical Incident Response/Crisis Team
  • Financial Assistance to LEO families
  • Scholarships for Law Enforcement children and spouses
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Family Support
  • Family Activities/Events
  • Volunteering at Fundraisers
  • Volunteer at Fallen Officer Services
  • Speakers and Training Forums

Events

Events we do throughout the year include

  • National Police Week, Washington DC
  • Race for the Cure Team
  • Scholastic Assistance Program – Winners Brunch
  • Trivia Night
  • Thank an Officer Day
  • Board Installation Dinner
  • Trunk-Or-Treat
  • Night at the Magic House
  • Holiday Dinner Party
  • Afternoon with Santa
  • Sanity Sundays