Our Mission

The Tri-State Law Enforcement Foundation, Inc. works closely with top law enforcement officials in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Our organization provides support to the children of fallen officers through scholarships, grants, and provides individual achievement awards to fraternal, religious, and ethnic organizations. Through the generous support of our funders, we are able to accomplish our mission as follows:

  • To provide assistance to law enforcement officers and their families when such needs arise
  • To provide scholarships grants for underprivileged children through youth programs and Law Enforcement Explorers Programs
  • To provide scholarships and assistance to surviving widows and children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty
  • To provide graduate scholarships to law enforcement officers selected by their agency based upon achievement and performance in the line of duty
  • To foster and encourage cooperation among law enforcement agencies, affiliated organizations, the business community and the public by sponsoring annual events
  • To give recognition to specific law enforcement agencies and individuals for outstanding performance of duty
  • To give recognition awards to law enforcement officials and individuals who have had outstanding careers in law enforcement and service to their community and country
  • To recognize individual citizens who have supported law enforcement
  • To engage in activities and programs to improve the morale of law enforcement officers
  • To foster each of the above purposes and any and all related activities consistent with the above

Albert “Big Al” Thompson, Master Sergeant, USMC (retired)
President, Tri-State Law Enforcement Foundation

Tri-State Law Enforcement Foundation Members

Chairman of the Board

Stephan Solomon

Chief Executive Officer

Hon. First-Dep. Com. Ben Tucker (Ret.)

Vice Chairmen

1stMarc M. Cohen

2ndCiro Lupo

3rd –Jason Tillis

4th – Andrew L. Rosenberg Esq.

Hon. Jason Ferreira

Hon. Glenn A. Crisafi

Dr. Gregory O. Page DMD

Hon. Eugene Q. Canapi

Hon. James Ng


Hon. Albert N. Thompson

Board of Directors

Robert Seignious NYPD (Ret.)

John W. Nedd MPS NCPD (Ret.)

Richard Peralta

Mohammed Widdi

Shady Widdi

Mahmoud Widdi  

Mahmoud Dolah

Hon. James H. Harding

Vladimir Diaz

Odilia Chan

Julio Ramos

Chief Counsel

Salvatore Aspromonte, Esq.

Murray Richamn, Esq.


Msgr. Robert Romano

Rev. Steve Yun

Event Organizer

Matthew Jimenez

D.R. Liaison

Franklyn Peralta

F.O.P President 

Carlos J. Gonzalez