Cheryl Schultz, surviving spouse of fallen officer Kevin Schultz said it best when she said,
“My husband went to work every day to help others. It was his calling in life. It is heart-breaking to me that any officer would ever think that they were not supported by the community they risk everything to protect. As citizens of this country and supporters of law enforcement, let’s donate blood to save a life in honor of those who answered their calling in life. After all, they save lives every day.”
The majority of citizens in this country support our nation’s officers and wish there was a way they could show their support. Now there is …
You can show your support to America’s law enforcement officers by saving a life this month through the nationwide Blue Blood Drive. Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) is partnering with the American Red Cross and community blood centers across the country to donate blood during the month of January in honor of law enforcement. Over 60 Blue Blood Drives will be taking place this month with many drives occurring today, to coincide with Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
C.O.P.S. certainly understands the risk the law enforcement community faces every day when they serve and protect our nation. This a great opportunity for our C.O.P.S. family, the law enforcement community, and the public to join forces to show our nation’s law enforcement that we care enough to take time in our busy lives to save a life by giving blood, just like they save lives every day.
A location map and blood drive information is available at concernsofpolicesurvivors.org. If you would like to participate but are not near one of our blood drive sites, go to the website below to find a donation center near you and it will still be considered part of the National Blue Blood Drive!
Let’s show the country that:
Find out more about the C.O.P.S mission and how they support survivors of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty at www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org.