Welcome to Backing the Blue Line!

Donations now being accepted for Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick’s Family

On Wednesday, July 30, Officer Scott Patrick of the Mendota Heights Police Department was fatally wounded during a routine traffic stop. He was a 19 year veteran of the department and leaves behind a wife and two teenage daughters. All proceeds raised through Backing the Blue Line will be supplied to the family of Officer Patrick. To donate, please click here. Following a three year tradition, Backing the Blue Line will be supplying blue memorial roses to family, friends, and fellow officers at the funeral of Officer Patrick on August 6.


Backing the Blue Line is a locally founded non-profit* organization composed of police wives dedicated to the support of the law enforcement community in Minnesota. For more information, please click here.

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We Want You!
If you are a woman who is in a committed, long-term relationship with a Minnesota law enforcement officer, you are eligible to join our group. A key component to the group is trust. The things we share within our group are private and personal, and we ask members to respect each others’ privacy and keep material confidential. To join our group: please  view our membership information by clicking here.

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Backing the Blue Line
6066 Shingle Creek Pkwy #344 Brooklyn Center, MN 55430


*Non-profit status currently pending approval with the IRS.