Saving Lives USA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Your donation is fully tax deductible as permitted by law.

Our Federal Tax ID Number is:

FEIN:  86-3557778

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Our main focus is improving police use-of-force decisions and de-escalation of force. We do this by helping agencies implement effective reforms in both training and qualification.


For donations greater than $500.00, please consider contacting us to arrange payment by check, wire transfer, or direct deposit.

Please send any donations by check to:

Saving Lives USA Foundation, P.O. Box 159, Silver Point, TN 38582

Please make all checks payable to: Saving Lives USA Foundation

Our Federal Tax ID Number is: 

FEIN: 86-3557778

For donations greater than $5,000.00, please contact us if you wish to designate your donation to support reform for a specific region, group, community, or agency.

If you wish to start a designated fund to support reform for a specific region, group, community, or agency, please contact us.

**To maximize the the impact of your donation, all of our infrastructure and basic operating costs are Member funded. We currently are 100% volunteer operated.**

If it won’t have real-world impacts, then we aren’t out doing it.

Please see below for a summary of the work that we or our related organizations are involved in.

Recent and Ongoing Projects

State of New York – Department of Criminal Justice Police Academy Curriculum Development Project:

Helping to insert thinking, decision-making, and de-escalation as integral components of academy level police firearms training in New York State.

See an article about our impact on Page 42 of the recent Chief’s Chronicle here:

See the public presentation from New York’s Department of Criminal Justice Services on the academy firearms program development starting at minute 49 in the video posted here.

State of New York – Department of Criminal Justice Instructor Development Workshop:

Presenting on the application of brain science to adult learning, and providing an overview and the basis of design for the new academy-level firearms training program that is currently in development.

Cities of Syracuse and Ithaca, New York – Training and Equipment Provision:

With funding from Saving Lives USA, Syracuse and Ithaca New York Police Departments will be receiving training and equipment during an upcoming event this November to put their officers on the leading edge of decision making and de-escalation capability.  More information to follow.


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With your help we can make every cop in America train and qualify in de-escalation of deadly force.