Northlanders Donate to Help Ensure Officer Safety

Over one hundred gathered to give money for local officers safety equipment.

DULUTH, Minn.- A non–profit organization aims to help boast safety for local law enforcement with help from the community.

The organizers of shield 616 said with the rise in active shootings they want to make sure our officers are protected. Sheild 616 hosts events around the Northland, gathering donations to purchase bullet proof gear for local law officials.

“People are so thankful for their police departments,” organizer Debbie Skifstad said. “They’re so willing to give donations for the raffle rated gear that they need for these active shooter calls, that we’re seeing come up a little too often now.”

Today Northlanders in Duluth donated $2,000. If you wish to give to the cause visit Shield 616.

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