Here’s how to help the family of fallen officer Dominic Francis

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, 42-year-old Dominic Francis was struck by the vehicle while attempting to deploy stop-sticks on the southbound I-75 exit
Published: Apr. 1, 2022 at 3:01 PM EDT
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BLUFFTON, Ohio (WTVG) - Bluffton Ohio Police announced a crowd fundraising effort to support the family of the Bluffton Police Officer killed in the line of duty.

Officer Dominic Francis was killed while deploying stop sticks during a multi-county high-speed police chase on Thursday, March 31. The suspect car fatally struck Francis.

BPD announced Friday that the Fort Findlay FOP Lodge is handling donations for Officer Francis’ family. You can donate online at the link here. BDP said this is the official way to make monetary donations.

BPD also said the Ohio Going Blue Facebook page is selling shirts in honor of Francis and that all proceeds from the sales will go directly to the family. You can buy t-shirts and sweatshirts at the link here.

Cory Rawson Schools is also selling t-shirts with proceeds going to Francis’ family.

BPD is warning to be aware of any scams and that the above listed methods are the only official donation methods at this point in time.

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