The Organization

Master Police Officer Roger Siegel

Master Police Officer Roger Siegel

The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund of Northern Virginia was initially established as The Fairfax County Police Benevolent Fund. Following the passing of Fairfax County Police Detective William “Billy” Moore in an off-duty vehicle accident in May of 1997, Master Police Officer Roger Siegel observed the difficult and time-consuming process of trying to raise money to assist Billy’s family.

A golf tournament was held, prints of photos/artwork were sold, and squads “passed the hat.” All of these means, while well intentioned, did not provide a defined amount of financial relief, nor was it something that could help out right away.

Roger was aware of a Benevolent Fund program for federal employees that provided a benefit immediately when a member passed. He coordinated with other members of the Fairfax Police Department, Fairfax Sheriff’s Office, and Emergency Operations Center and in 1999, the Fairfax County Police Benevolent Fund was formed. This was the first non-federal program of its kind.

Within two years, there was interest in expanding to neighboring jurisdictions, prompting the organization to change its name. Today, Roger’s vision includes 22 member agencies spanning from the Virginia/Maryland/DC border south to the City of Fredericksburg, and west to Fauquier County. He continued to serve as the first President of the Fund until his retirement in December of 2008.

We partner with Starr Wright USA in our commitment to provide a reliable, timely benefit to the family of members of our organization in the event of their passing, regardless of cause or whether they are on duty at the time. The original payout of $15,000 has grown to $25,000, and we strive to make that payout within one business day- ensuring the initial stress of financial uncertainty can be abated while the family begins the long journey toward healing.

Master Police Officer Roger Siegel

Master Police Officer Roger Siegel

The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund of Northern Virginia was initially established as The Fairfax County Police Benevolent Fund. Following the passing of Fairfax County Police Detective William “Billy” Moore in an off-duty vehicle accident in May of 1997, Master Police Officer Roger Siegel observed the difficult and time-consuming process of trying to raise money to assist Billy’s family.

A golf tournament was held, prints of photos/artwork were sold, and squads “passed the hat.” All of these means, while well intentioned, did not provide a defined amount of financial relief, nor was it something that could help out right away.

Roger was aware of a Benevolent Fund program for federal employees that provided a benefit immediately when a member passed. He coordinated with other members of the Fairfax Police Department, Fairfax Sheriff’s Office, and Emergency Operations Center and in 1999, the Fairfax County Police Benevolent Fund was formed.  This was the first non-federal program of its kind.

Within two years, there was interest in expanding to neighboring jurisdictions, prompting the organization to change its name. Today, Roger’s vision includes 22 member agencies spanning from the Virginia/Maryland/DC border south to the City of Fredericksburg, and west to Fauquier County. He continued to serve as the first President of the Fund until his retirement in December of 2008.

We partner with Starr Wright USA in our commitment to provide a reliable, timely benefit to the family of members of our organization in the event of their passing, regardless of cause or whether they are on duty at the time. The original payout of $15,000 has grown to $25,000, and we strive to make that payout within one business day- ensuring the initial stress of financial uncertainty can be abated while the family begins the long journey toward healing.

Leadership

Sergeant Russ Crandol

Sergeant Russ Crandol

The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund of Northern Virginia is overseen by a Board of Directors. Each member agency has at least one elected Director that serves on the Board to oversee day-to-day operations. Each agency’s Director is elected for a four-year term and is responsible for managing the membership of the individuals from their agency. All roles are volunteer positions, ensuring the Fund operates with as little overhead as possible.

The current President, Sergeant Russ Crandol, has served as a Director for the Prince William County Police Department since 2004, and was elected to serve as President in 2019 after ten years as the Fund Treasurer.

The Executive Board is also comprised of

  • Lieutenant Amanda Thompson (Vice President, Prince William County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Lieutenant Kristi Kiernan (Secretary, Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Master Police Officer Chris Daniels (Treasurer, Manassas City Police Department).

Sergeant Russ Crandol

Sergeant Russ Crandol

The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund of Northern Virginia is overseen by a Board of Directors. Each member agency has at least one elected Director that serves on the Board to oversee day-to-day operations. Each agency’s Director is elected for a four-year term and is responsible for managing the membership of the individuals from their agency. All roles are volunteer positions, ensuring the Fund operates with as little overhead as possible.

The current President, Sergeant Russ Crandol, has served as a Director for the Prince William County Police Department since 2004, and was elected to serve as President in 2019 after ten years as the Fund Treasurer.

The Executive Board is also comprised of

  • Lieutenant Amanda Thompson (Vice President, Prince William County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Lieutenant Kristi Kiernan (Secretary, Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Master Police Officer Chris Daniels (Treasurer, Manassas City Police Department).

Our Bylaws

The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund is governed by Bylaws that can be accessed here.

Loudoun
County Sheriff
Fauquier County
Sheriff
Warrenton
Police
Stafford
County Sheriff
Fredericksburg
Police & Sheriff
Prince William
Police & Sheriff
Manassas
Police City
Manassas
Park Police
Fairfax
City Police
Falls Church
Police & Sheriff
Alexandria
Police & Sheriff
Arlington
Police & Sheriff
Herndon
Police
Fairfax
DPSC
Fairfax County
Police & Sheriff
Vienna
Police

Map of
Coverage Area

Our coverage area map showcases the wide reach of our assistance, extending our benefit to families across multiple counties, cities, and towns in Northern Virginia.

Map of
Coverage Area

Our coverage area map showcases the wide reach of our assistance, extending our benefit to families across multiple counties, cities, and towns in Northern Virginia.

Map of
Coverage Area

Our coverage area map showcases the wide reach of our assistance, extending our benefit to families across multiple counties, cities, and towns in Northern Virginia.

Reach Us

You can send mail to
The Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund,
4094 Majestic Lane, #378 Fairfax, VA 22033.

Reach Us

You can send mail to:
Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund of Northern Virginia

4094 Majestic Lane #378
Fairfax, VA 22033

Memorial

Our goal is to help the family of a member after the member's death. The following Deputies, Officers, and Civilians were members of the Law Enforcement Benevolent Fund, and their families received the full benefit the Fund provides.

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Discover the benefits

Submit an enrollment application now and learn more about the benefits of the Benevolent Fund.