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What We Do

Here for you.
Here for good.

HEROES, Inc.® supports the spouses and children of law enforcement officers and firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty to the greater Washington, D.C. community. Our singular goal is to honor the supreme sacrifice made by these individuals by caring for their families. This support begins within 24 hours of the tragic loss and continues indefinitely.

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Statistic Information

Date of Last Tragedy – January 14, 2021

Fallen Heroes

212

Fallen Heroes

Dependents left behind

253

Dependents left behind

Families helped

151

Families helped

History

Since 1964, HEROES® has brought together caring members of our city to help support the families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters. Learn about our founder, Bud Doggett, and how HEROES® has served hundreds of local families as a result of his compassionate leadership.

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  • 1964
    1964HEROES, Inc.® established
  • 1983
    1983100 families helped
  • 2000
    2000Cherrie W. Doggett named President of HEROES, Inc.®
  • 2008
    2008Bud Doggett passed away
  • 2017
    2017200 families helped

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