We all watched as Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian devastated Puerto Rico and Florida and many of our local law enforcement grew up and have family and friends who were severely impacted by these storms.
This film captures stories and reflections from officers and deputies from agencies throughout the Midlands with the following agencies are accepting Visa gift cards which will be taken to Florida and Puerto Rico and given to those in the most need.
Batesburg-Leesville Police Department
Chapin Police Department
City of Cayce Police Department
Columbia Police Department
Columbia Metropolitan Airport Police Department
Forest Acres Police Department
Gaston Police Department
Irmo Police Department
Lexington Medical Center Department of Public Safety
Lexington Police Department
Pelion Police Department
Pine Ridge Police Department
Richland County Sheriff's Department
South Congaree Police Department
Springdale Police Department
Swansea Police Department
University of South Carolina Police Department
West Columbia Police Department
Those who wish to donate a Visa gift card can bring them to any of the participating law enforcement agencies listed above through Friday, November 18th, 2022.
Donations can also be made to The Salvation Army directly for disaster relief specifically for Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Ian in Florida.
A special thanks to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department for filming and editing this video.