NYCPF FY 21 Annual Report - Report - Page 13
THE POLICE FOUNDATION DEVELOPS PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE LEADERSHIP,
WELLNESS AND TRAINING WITHIN THE NYPD.
Enhancing police training and wellness improves policing outcomes for communities.
The Foundation’s efforts include funding for Personal Protective Equipment to keep
officers healthy and providing access to free, confidential mental health services at one
of the city’s leading medical institutions.
The Foundation has sponsored the training of 125 NYPD instructors in the ABLE
(Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) Project which trains first responders in
intervening when necessary to prevent their colleagues from causing harm or making
costly mistakes. ABLE aims to create a police culture in which officers routinely intervene
to prevent misconduct, avoid police mistakes, and promote officer health and wellness.
The Foundation has also helped to launch Finest Care, a partnership between the NYPD
and New York-Presbyterian Hospital to connect all uniformed service members with
free, confidential counseling and other mental health services.
Despite these unprecedented times, the members
of the NYPD will continue to answer the call 24
hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s essential we
Susan Birnbaum, President & CEO, New York City Police Foundation
Learn More at nycpolicefoundation.org/enhance