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In the News


Whenever you view or read the news, more often than not you will see stories about law enforcement. For some of those situations, Backing the Blue Line may be behind the scenes helping the officers and their families in need. Due to these efforts, sometimes our organization is also featured on the news. Below are some of those stories:


*Members of the media, please see our media kit page here.

August 11, 2018

Speech to Text for Benefit for Fallen Officers

KIMT3 News

July 25, 2018

Police community prepares blue roses for funeral of Officer Joseph Gomm

FOX 9 News

July 25, 2018

1,300 Roses Painted Blue To Honor Fallen Correctional Officer

CBS Minnesota

September 22, 2017

Appreciation event raises $12,000 for law enforcement

ABC Newspapers

September 21, 2017

Behind the blue roses


September 13, 2017

Police support group paints 2,000 roses blue in honor of Officer Mathews


September 13, 2017

Wives of Law Enforcement Officers Offer Support to Mathews' Family


October 25, 2016

Emergency Responders & Families Honored
Hibbing Daily Tribune

May 21, 2016

Besser 5K
Star News

January 7, 2016

Retired Minnesota Police Officer Leland
CBS Minnesota

November 15, 2015

Rose Prep and Donation for Fallen Officer Steven Sandberg

September 19, 2015

Police appreciation march/candlelight vigil at the State Capital
CBS Minnesota

September 3, 2015

Thank a Cop
Fox 21 Duluth

August 20, 2015

Operation Thank an Officer
SWCTC – Cottage Grove

January 3, 2015

Candlelight Vigil at the State Capital
CBS Local


Rose preparation for Officer Scott Patrick’s funeral


Rose preparation for Officer Shawn Schneider’s funeral
Star Tribune

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