Police Officer Assistance Trust
10680 Nw 25 St, Ste. 207
POAT was founded in 1989 by the Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police to provide financial assistance to law enforcement officers and their families. Assistance is available to all sworn officers working in Miami-Dade County whether from local, state or federal law enforcement agencies. Programs include general assistance, an Educational Fund for the children of officers killed in the line of duty, and Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children. POAT maintains the Dade County Police Memorial and sponsors the annual Police Memorial Day services.Funds are raised through contributions and events.