Law Enforcement United, Inc.

Honor the Fallen, Remember the Survivors

aka LEU, LEUNITED   |   Chesapeake, VA   |  www.leunited.org

Mission

The purposes of LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITED are:

a.            To raise awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

b.            To raise funds for the Concerns of Police Survivors , Officer Down Memorial Page, and Spirit of Blue Foundation

c.            To raise funds for other law enforcement charitable causes who are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as tax exempt.

Ruling year info

2010

Executive Director

Mr. Wallace Chadwick III

Assistant Executive Director

Mr. Steve Callow

Main address

P.O.Box 14097

Chesapeake, VA 23325 USA

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Formerly known as

Law Enforcement Memorial Bicyclists

EIN

27-0743821

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Concerns of Police Survivors hands on programs

These camps are for children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. After suffering such a tragic loss. These programs, for many are the first step towards hope and healing.

Population(s) Served

Project Active Armor is law enforcement from across America showing every Deputy, Agent, Correction's and Police Officer there's no reason not to wear armor!

Project Active Armor is a continuation of Project Rolling Armor, an awareness campaign between Law Enforcement United and Law Officer Magazine started under Law Officer's "Below 100" initiative. This project officially kicked of in May 2013 when Law Enforcement United's President agreed to wear a ballistic vest during the organizations "Road to Hope" event. The "Road to Hope" is LEU's premier fundraiser, a 250 mile bicycling journey from Chesapeake, Virginia to Washington D.C. over 2 1/2 days to raise awareness and money for Concerns of Police Survivors and the Officer Down Memorial Page. Riding with over 400 other law enforcement from local, state and federal agencies from across the nation, he showed you can do anything in todays body armor!

Population(s) Served

Provide finanical assistance and promote the Officer Down Memorial Page (odmp.org) website dedicated to honoring fallen officers, fallen k-9's and other programs such as no parole for cop killers campaign.

Population(s) Served

Three day anual bicycle journey of help and healing to those honoring their fallen loved ones, co-workers and fellow Law Enforcement professionals killed in the line of duty. 250 miles, 3 days, 1 mission.
Honor the Fallen, Remember the Survivors

Population(s) Served

To provide financial assistance to Spirit of Blue Foundation to provide equipment and research to assist in prevention of law enforcement line of duty deaths.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of participants engaged in programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Related Program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total members actively participating in one of 5 Road to Hope Bicycle Rides

Number of organizational partners

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Related Program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Organizational Partners that work to support LEU's Mission

Total number of organization members

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Related Program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total active members within the National Organization.

Total number of new organization members

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Related Program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

New LEU Members added to annual membership

Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Related Program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

As a 100% volunteer organization all hours contributed include those from the Executive Director to Staff. No compensation is provided to any Director, Board, or Staff Member.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Increase awareness about Law Enforcement United and programs its supports
Increase Donations by 20% for the upcoming fiscal year

Multi-Media strategy in place partnering with multiple agencies and programs we support to reach a more robust target audience

Law Enforcement United is 100% volunteer run organization. As such 98% of our members and staff have outside careers. Many of these careers allow for a variety of subject matter experts in fields such as business, politics, media relations, law enforcement, advertising, etc. These capabilities allow for us to tap into a wide span of resources in order to remain 100% volunteer run and accomplish our goals.

Increasing media coverage by 50% for the beginning of this fiscal year
Increase in donations showing 5% from last year.

Financials

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Operations

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Law Enforcement United, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 7/3/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Wallace Chadwick

Law Enforcement United, Inc.

Term: 2010 -

Wallace Chadwick

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Steve Callow

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Brian Woolever

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Sheena Theabaud

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Mark Faust

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Allan Iversen

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Don Fuller

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Tony Pletcher

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Sam Frye

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John Mapes

Law Enforcement United, Inc. Virginia Division

Cory Reader

Law Enforcement United, Inc. Pennsylvania Division

Dave Heritage

Law Enforcement United, Inc. New Jersey Divsion

Scott Humphrey

Law Enforcemente United, Inc. Ruff Ride

RIch Gallo

Law Enforcement United, Inc. Long Ride

Michael Gary

Law Enforcement United, Inc. Tough Ride

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/03/2020

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Leadership

No data

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not Transgender (Cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 07/03/2020

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.