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Livonia Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation; One Life Already Saved.

Livonia Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation; One Life Already Saved.

Image Caption – Chief Curtis Caid, along with Officers Alex Maher and Dominic Michels, of the Livonia Police Department (left to right) received the tourniquet safety grant from Spirit of Blue Executive Director Ryan T. Smith (right).  Officers Maher and Michels employed a granted tourniquet in July to save a member of the community. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – August 30, 2018 ...
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Former Police Chief, Technology Veteran Gary Blair Joins Spirit of Blue Board of Directors

Former Police Chief, Technology Veteran Gary Blair Joins Spirit of Blue Board of Directors

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – July 19, 2018 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is pleased to announce that Gary Blair has joined its Board of Directors and is serving in the role of Board Chairman.  Blair has a rich blend of military, law enforcement, corporate and non-profit experience that makes him a perfect fit for this role with the Foundation.  As ...
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Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $80,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $80,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

Image Caption – Law Enforcement United (LEU) awarded the Spirit of Blue Foundation $80,000 at their 9th Annual Road to Hope Memorial Ride arrival ceremony.  Presenting the donation from LEU was (left to right) Scott Humphrey, Mike Gary, David Heritage, Cory Reader and John Mapes.  Receiving the donation was Ryan T. Smith (center), Executive Director of the Spirit of Blue ...
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Central Berks Regional Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Central Berks Regional Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – Chief Raymond Serafin of the Central Berks Regional Police Department (left) accepts the tourniquet grant from Wallace “Chad” Chadwick (right) who serves as the Executive Director of Law Enforcement United (LEU).  LEU sponsored this grant and was privileged to be able to make the presentation on behalf of Spirit of Blue. READING, PENNSYLVANIA – June 7, 2018 ...
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Chester Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Chester Police Department Receives Tourniquet Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – Chief James Nolan, IV (left) formally accepted the tourniquet grant from Spirit of Blue Executive Director Ryan T. Smith (right) at the Police Headquarters building in Chester, PA. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – May 31, 2018 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Chester Police Department (CPD) to outfit ...
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Cambridge Police Department Receives Body Armor Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Cambridge Police Department Receives Body Armor Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – Ryan T. Smith, Executive Director of Spirit of Blue (left) presented the Safety Equipment Grant of 13 ballistic vests to Chief Mark Lewis of the Cambridge Police Department (right) at the City of Cambridge Department of Public Safety Building.  Standing behind are a number of the officers who received new vests through the grant. CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND – ...
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Frank Cappo of 5.11 Tactical Joins Spirit of Blue Board

Frank Cappo of 5.11 Tactical Joins Spirit of Blue Board

Image Caption – Frank Cappo served in law enforcement for 12 years before beginning his career in public safety equipment sales.  Frank will help Spirit of Blue grow into the future through acquiring new sponsors and advising the administration of the Foundation’s Safety Grant Program. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – September 26, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited ...
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LMT Defense Pledges $25,000 in Annual Support to Spirit of Blue

LMT Defense Pledges $25,000 in Annual Support to Spirit of Blue

Image Caption – LMT Defense will be donating $100 from the sale of each SPM16LE rifle, distributed through Kiesler’s Police Supply.  In total, LMT has pledged $25,000 in support for Spirit of Blue through product sales and social media fundraisers each year going forward. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – September 20, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is pleased to ...
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Craig Morgan, Spirit of Blue Present Safety Equipment Grant to Dickson County Sheriff’s Office

Craig Morgan, Spirit of Blue Present Safety Equipment Grant to Dickson County Sheriff’s Office

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – August 10, 2017 – Yesterday, the Spirit of Blue Foundation partnered with country music star Craig Morgan to present a safety equipment grant to the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office.  The grant includes 70 tourniquets along with tactical belt holders that will be issued to all patrol division and reserve deputies that serve the county.  Craig formerly served ...
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Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $50,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

Spirit of Blue Foundation Receives $50,000 Gift From Law Enforcement United

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – June 20, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation is excited to report that it has received a $50,000 cash donation from the National Board of Law Enforcement United (LEU).  The gift was presented to the Spirit of Blue at LEU’s 8th Annual Road to Hope Memorial Ride arrival ceremony held this year at the World ...
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Longmeadow Police Department Receives Safety Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

Longmeadow Police Department Receives Safety Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation

SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 12, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Grant to the Longmeadow Police Department (LPD) to add a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) monitoring capability to their department.  The high-definition camera system from Panasonic was installed at the Blinn Court Tennis Courts in concert with the recent refurbishment of the ...
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Leicester Police Department Receives Personal Protective Equipment From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Leicester Police Department Receives Personal Protective Equipment From the Spirit of Blue Foundation

Image Caption – The Leicester Police Department is staging the five sets of granted protective equipment in portable gear bags in their patrol cars for quick deployment.  Included are Damascus FlexForce suits, Damascus Vector gloves and impact-resistant protective shields. WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTES – April 11, 2017 – The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant ...
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Over 900,000 law enforcement officers honorably serve the population of the United States - that equates to 1 officer for every 350 citizens. On average, 125 officers are lost and another 15,000 are injured in the line of duty each year. Yet funding for safety equipment and training is dwindling as tax revenues decline. The need for supplemental funding to protect these officers has never been greater.

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