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New group in Indiana seeks to help pay for funerals of fallen officers

New group in Indiana seeks to help pay for funerals of fallen officers

–> Sorry, we’re having issues playing this video. In the meantime, try watching one of the videos below. Play Video Play Mute Current Time 0:00 / Duration Time 0:00 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Stream TypeLIVE Remaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate 1 Chapters Chapters descriptions off, selected Descriptions subtitles off, selected Subtitles captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected Captions Audio Track Fullscreen This is a modal window. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaque Font Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400% Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadow Font FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall Caps DefaultsDone x NOBLESVILLE — Families of fallen officers may have to bear funeral costs, and a new foundation in Indiana hopes to change that. Among the most solemn moments are the funerals of police officers. No matter the agency or the circumstances, the ceremonies are poignant, personal, and profound. In many cases, families of fallen officers killed on the job have been responsible for paying for their funerals. “My God, we have to do better than this. We have to be able to do better than this,” Doug Carter, Indiana State Police Superintendent, said. “This is not about who; not one agency — it’s about all of us.” The ‘Indiana Fallen Heroes Foundation,’ a newly created group, is setting out to do better. The not-for-profit is creating a fund to cover funeral costs, everything from the casket to the carnations. “I can’t imagine after this is all done, a funeral home delivering a bill,” Carter said. Images showcasing a fallen officer often spark the public’s interest to contribute to social media campaigns. The Indiana Fallen Heroes Foundation wants to make sure families receive 100 percent of the money raised. “We want to avoid Go Fund Me, the hap-hazard funds that are set up […]

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