Fishers police to help Newtown, Conn. officers by collecting donations

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The Fishers Police Department has a plan to assist the officers of the town devastated by one of the worst school shootings in United States history.

To support their fellow law enforcement officers in Newtown, the Fishers police, in coordination with the Fishers Police Foundation, Inc., has begun collecting monetary donations to assist the Newtown Police Department officers as they recover from the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

All funds collected will go directly to assist the police officers’ needs, whether that be counseling, paying bills during an extended leave or helping with their department’s recovery as a whole. The links below give more details as to the trauma experienced by these officers and the efforts to assist them in what will inevitably be a long healing process. Hopefully, our efforts locally will help in that process.

Anyone interested in making a donation can make checks payable to the Fishers Police Foundation, Inc., which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation for which your donation may be tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Donations should be mailed to: The Fishers Police Foundation, 4 Municipal Drive, Fishers, Indiana 46038 or can be personally delivered to the Fishers Police Department during business hours 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday- Friday.