The Hold The Line Fundraiser for Officer Christopher Walsh has ended. Thank you to all who contributed. The press release can be read here.
Smithfield, N.C. — April 22, 2020 — At the close of the latest Hold the Line apparel fundraiser from Shield Republic Charities, another fallen police officer will be commemorated with a donation in his honor.
Shield Republic Charities recently donated $10,212.48 to the Springfield Police Officers Association Relief Fund in support of the family of Officer Christopher Walsh of the Springfield, Missouri Police Department.
Officer Walsh was gunned down late on Sunday, March 15, after responding to a call that an active shooter had crashed into the Kum & Go on East Chestnut Expressway in Springfield and opened fire. The shooter killed Walsh and four civilians before turning the gun on himself.
100% of the net profits will be donated in memory of Springfield Police Officer Christopher Walsh via the Springfield, MO Police Department to benefit Officer Walsh’s family.
Officer Walsh was shot and killed in the early hours of Monday, March 16th while responding to a call for shots being fired from a car. Officer Walsh pursued the suspect into a convenience store where Officer Walsh was shot and killed.
Officer Walsh had been on the Springfield Police force for 3 1/2 years and had previously served in the US Army.
On behalf of Shield Republic, we honor Officer Walsh for his sacrifice. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends, and the Springfield Police Department.
Please help with donations by participating in the fundraiser via the following link: