Learn About Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association

Founded in 1913 by police officers and firefighters, Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association is a non-for-profit benefit, non-political organization whose goal is to make its membership and exceptional benefits available to every Police Officer and Fire Fighter throughout the nation. The fraternal benefits and specifically the scholarship program offered to our members are second to none and continue to enable us to exemplify our motto, “We Are Each Other’s Keeper.”

Today and for the past 107 years, PFIA serves police officers, firefighters, and correction officers throughout the United States. PFIA offers life insurance, accident/disability, cancer, accident/illness protection products, and so much more.

PFIA provides 24/7 protection coverages both on- and off-duty. PFIA is completely run by police officers and firefighters; we understand your job and its dangers. Do you work for a specialized unit? No problem – PFIA offers the protection you need for yourself and your family.

Fraternal Benefits

  • Scholarship Program: Police and Firemen’s Insurance has awarded scholarships since 1987, totaling over $8,244,000.00, to children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Police Officers and Firefighters across the United States.The Scholarships are $1,500 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study. Learn more
  • Orphan’s Income Benefit/ Orphan’s Scholarship Program: The Orphaned Children of Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association are eligible to receive up to $48,000 each in fraternal income benefits, plus $4,000 per year in fraternal scholarship benefits for four years of undergraduate study. Learn more
  • Family Fraternal Benefit: Provides $5,000 in fraternal insurance protection for children of members from their eighth through their 59th day of life, plus guarantees the insurability of the children for $10,000 at the 60th day of life. Learn more
  • Uninsurable Child Benefit: This benefit grants an automatically issued, premium paying (at standard rates) Select Whole Life policy in the amount of $10,000 to an uninsurable child, age 0 through 23, of a member in good standing with the Association. Learn more
  • Reward Fund: Up to $2,500 in rewards will be paid to persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death or permanent disability of a Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association Member.
  • Memorial Fund: The association will contribute a fraternal benefit of $2,000 to the family of a member and $1,000 to the family of a non-member who is killed in the line of duty. The fraternal benefit is paid to the surviving families of Police Officers and Firefighters in their established sections.
  • The PFIA Protector: The protector is the official publication of Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association. Each issue highlights activities of Police and Fire departments across the country. 
The PFIA Protector is published quarterly. Available online

Contact Our POAM Rep

So what are you waiting for? Call your local PFIA representative, Cpl. Harvey J. Young, today. View his contact information below:

Cpl. Harvey J. Young, Wayne County Sheriff

Treasurer/Benefits Rep./Recording Secretary

  • Website: www.pfia1913.org
  • Phone: 734-787-2741 (cell)
  • Emails:
    • hjvoungwcdsa@gmail.com
    • Harvey415@gmail.com

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