FOR CRITICAL INCIDENTS, PLEASE CALL THE LDF AT 209-774-5600 FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE.
*What is a critical incident: A critical incident for purposes of this policy is a situation where a Participant is involved in an incident involving death or serious injury, including but not limited to situations involving injury or death while in custody, during a pursuit, or after a discharge of a weapon. Select "No" to submit a non-critical incident claim.
“I hereby authorize the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) to use the instant email address, which I have provided to LDF, as a method of communication for all future communications between myself and LDF. I acknowledge that information regarding my LDF coverage and legal representation will be sent to this email address. During my request for coverage, I was fully informed of the importance of using a personal email account and not a work email account.”
Please note that the consent provided is only for this LDF matter. If you are notified of a separate investigation, please call the LDF office at (888) 556-5631 or visit our website (www.poracldf.org), to request additional coverage. Please also contact us immediately if you have any questions regarding the above consent, prior to responding with “Confirmed”.
Finally, please contact us immediately if your email address changes in the future, or if you request LDF discontinue communicating with you via this email address.
(LDF assures you that your email address will remain confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of the administrative office, without your consent to disclose.)
Claim Type(s) Check all that Apply:
Please have a copy of your Summons and Complaint ready, you will be required to email this to your case coordinator.
Please do not cite department policy numbers; laymans' terms
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A Legal Case Coordinator will call you at the number provided before the end of the day to open a claim. The Intake process takes 5-6 minutes and is conducted over the phone.
Please note that all requests filled out and submitted at 4pm on a weekday may result in a call back the next business day. If a claim is submitted on a weekend or recognized holiday, you will receive a call back from a case coordinator the next business day.
For a critical incident that requires immediate legal assistance, please call the LDF office at 209-774-5600.
Every step is taken to protect your privacy. This information is kept secure within the firm software programs that are protected by password in our system which is further protected by extensive firewalls.
All conversations and correspondence with the Legal Defense Fund is confidential.
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