DALLAS, Tx. – People across the country are finding ways to help the families of the five Dallas Police Officers who died at the hands of a gunman last Thursday night. There are funds set up to help their loved ones with the cost of arrangements.
The Dallas Foundation set up the ‘Line of Duty Fund’ to raise money that will support, not only the fallen officers, but anyone affected by the shooting. The Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation, a non-profit organization, is designed to help families of critically injured officers or those killed in the line of duty. Assist the Officer also has a fund to help the families of the fallen as well.
For those interested in giving to the Line of Duty Fund, visit www.dallasfoundation.org. To give to the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation, visit www.dallasfof.org. People can give to the Assist the Officer organization, visit atodallas.org.
A gunman killed Officers Brent Thompson, Patrick Zamarripa, Michael Krol, Lorne Ahrens and Michael Smith during what began as a peaceful protests in Dallas last Thursday night. He also injured seven other officers before a bomb-carrying police robot killed him after failed negotiations.