The Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation (DFOF) was established in 2009 by active Dallas Police Officers. The Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation is a supporter of the Dallas Police Department and other local agencies in the Dallas Fort-Worth region. The organization is an "inclusive organization" designed to assist the immediate families of "fallen officers" critically injured or killed in the line-of-duty. The Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation is a 501 (c) 3, tax-deductible, nonprofit organization established under provisions of the Internal Revenue Service and the Office of the Texas Secretary of State to operate in the State of Texas.
2 Dallas Police Officers were shot on April 24th and their families need our support
- Officers Crystal Almeida and Rogelio Santander of the Dallas Police Department were shot when responding to a request for support at Home Depot on April 24, 2018. A civilian, Scott Painter, was also shot.
Tragically, Officer Santander succumbed to his injuries the following day. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced that he passed away at 8:11 a.m. on April 25, 2018. Officer Santander was a three-year veteran of the Dallas PD.
Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation welcomes its newest corporate sponsor
May 9, 2018
After Florida school massacre, what about regulating social media companies to keep us safe?
By Demetrick Pennie, Eric Feinberg
February 20, 2018
- Following the Wednesday shooting at a Florida high school that took 17 lives, gun control activists and Second Amendment advocates are predictably arguing about the causes of such horrible violence and what to do next. We should not overlook the big role that social media companies play.
Nikolas Cruz – the 19-year-old who has confessed to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida – posted disturbing material on social media before his attack, authorities said. His posts reportedly included discussing his desire to kill someone, along with hateful messages threatening violence against African-Americans, Jews and gay people, according to media reports.
North Texans provide overwhelming help for Harvey victims
August 29, 2017
- North Texans are coming together to help the victims of Harvey.
Some people from the Houston area are also in North Texas doing what they can to help in Dallas.
The Trusted World drop off location at 15660 North Dallas Parkway has seen so many people dropping off items and offering help, itís been tying up traffic.
North Texas fallen officers honored at Garden of Honor
May 31, 2017
- People across the country and around the world remembered and honored members of the military killed while serving.
And this was the first Memorial Day for the families of the Dallas officers murdered in the ambush last July.
One of the slain officers, Patrick Zamarripa, was recognized at the ceremony Monday morning at DFW National Cemetery. He also served three tours in Iraq with the U.S. Navy.
Walk To Remember
April 13, 2017
Gordon Jago with Sgt. Demetrick Pennie (portrait of June Jago in back)
June Jago Memorial Fund
The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup has announced the creation of the June Jago Memorial Fund. The fund will benefit and bring awareness to the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation.
Ms. Jago was married to Dallas Cup Ambassador and former Dallas Cup Executive Director, Gordon Jago, for 54 years. Before they married in 1960, June served as a Police Officer in London, England. She developed several ties to the Dallas Police Department when the Jagos moved to Dallas in 1984 so that Gordon could start his extensive career with the Dallas Sidekicks.
In honor of the June Jago, this memorial fund was established to assist the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation in its police support efforts.
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