Effective July 1, 2011, Volunteer Fire Fighters and Reserve/Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officers are now eligible to receive benefits from the Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Disability Benefits Trust Fund for any injury occurring after January 1, 2011. Please refer to the Policy and Procedures below and the Volunteer Application for Benefits - Exhibit D.
Effective July 1, 2006, the MS Attorney General’s Office is accepting applications for benefits from the Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Disability Benefits Trust Fund. Any actively employed law enforcement officer or fire fighter who is accidentally or intentionally injured in the line of duty as the direct result of a single incident is eligible to receive benefits. (Important note: Chronic or repetitive injury is not covered and employees of independent contractors are excluded).
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