Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time does a survivor have to file a Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program death benefits claim after an officer has died from a line-of-duty injury?

Per the PSOB regulations, unless a waiver is granted, a claim for death benefits must be filed either within three years of the public safety officer's death or one year after line-of-duty benefits for the officer's death have been received or denied.


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