Currently SAPD has a group of officers who volunteer their time to be members of the Family Assistance Program. Listed below are specific guidelines to determine when a Family Assistance Officer enters the life of a member to provide assistance in the Death of Retired Officer:
* Assistance with contacting the Honor Guard to request the services provided for retirees
* Family counseling and advice if requested. Notification of the SAPD chaplain
* Assistance in making funeral arrangements
* Assistance in preparing necessary paperwork to apply for all eligible benefits
Contact must be made by the Family with the Chiefs Office at 210-207-7360.