DEATH OF LAPD OR LAFD RETIREE

Upon the passing of a retired member of the Los Angeles Police or Fire Department the following actions and notifications should be made:

Please note: Many organizations require original copies of Death Certificates. We recommend ordering at least 10 copies.

Death of LAPD member:

LA Fire and Police Pension Department……………………………………………………………………………(844) 885-2377 or (213) 279-3125
LA Police Relief Association …………………………………………………………………………………………………….(888) 252-7721 or (213) 674-3701
Employee Assistance Unit………………………………………………………………………………………………………..(213) 486-0190
LA Police Protective League…………………………………………………………………………………………………….(800) 535-2775 or (213) 251-4554
LA Police Credit Union………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..(800) 872-2843 or (818) 787-6520

Death of LAFD member:

LA Fire and Police Pension Department…………………………………………………………………………….(844) 885-2377 or (213) 279-3125
LA Fire Relief Association …………………………………………………………………………………………………………(800) 244-3439 or (323) 259-5200
Firefighters First Credit Union ……………………………………………………………………………………………….(800) 231-1626 or (323) 254-1700
​Metropolitan Fire Communications 24 hour number (non-emergency only)……(213) 485-6185
LAFD Planning Section ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..(213) 978-3845
United Firefighters of LA City…………………………………………………………………………………………………..(800) 252-8352 or (213) 895-4006

Be prepared to give the following information:

To report the passing of a pensioner:

  • Deceased members full name and serial number (serial number is for police only)
  • Reporting person name and relationship
  • Date, place and cause of deat
  • Date of appointment to Department, if known
  • Date and place of birth
  • Rank at retirement and last assignment, if known
  • Type of pension, i.e., Service or Disability

Funeral Service information:

  • Notify the Relief Association of funeral information
  • Date, time and location of service, if known
  • Survivors request regarding flowers or charitable donation, if known
  • Survivors request regarding a Departmental Chaplain, if desired
  • If a cemetery plot is needed contact the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association
  • Notify any Fraternal Organizations if their participation is desired

Police And Fire

  • The Los Angeles Retired Fire and Police Association will place a commemorative brick/paver at the respective museum