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LODD Guidelines & Forms

Sample Guidelines:

LODD Task Force Protocol Book (Expansive Version)-


  • Checklists

  • Diagrams

  • Benefits Information

  • Resources

LODD Task Force Sample Guidelines (Can be utilized for any first responder agency).

Fire Service Funeral Guidelines

Federation of Fire Chaplains Funeral Manual



National Volunteer FIre Council

Line-of-Duty Death Resource Guide by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
• Comprehensive booklet of line-of-duty death resources for fire departments
• 50-page guide contains information on pre-incident planning, notification, family and fire department support, and resources for departments.


Bell Ceremony

Last Alarm Ceremony


EMS Funeral Service Guidelines


National EMS Memorial Funeral Procedures


Sample Manual- COPS


IACP Sample Manual


LAPD Funeral Protocol

Additional Resources


Mourning Band Protocol


Managing the Last Call Out

National Flag Code

Levels of Honor

Confidential Information Packet

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