Commander Greg Carnicle Donation from Shield Republic

Charitable foundation presents $10K donation in honor of slain Phoenix police commander

Through ‘Hold the Line’ apparel fundraiser for Commander Greg Carnicle, Shield Republic raised money for the fallen officer’s family

Smithfield, N.C. — April 30, 2020 — Shield Republic Charities, the charitable arm of patriotic lifestyle brand Shield Republic, announced today that their apparel fundraiser benefiting the family of a fallen Phoenix, Arizona police commander has raised more than $10,000.

A donation check for $10,648.60 was presented on April 22 to the family of Commander Greg Carnicle of the Phoenix Police Department. The 31-year police veteran was fatally wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance call on March 29 near 39th Drive and Pinnacle Peak Road in Phoenix.

After Cmdr. Carnicle and other officers arrived at the scene, a suspect opened fire, striking the commander. He later succumbed to his gunshot wounds at a nearby hospital.

Over his three decades of service, Cmdr. Carnicle served in roles with the Special Assignments Unit, K9, and evening and weekend patrol operations. The husband and father of four was slated to retire this summer.

Through the Hold the Line fundraiser for Cmdr. Carnicle, Shield Republic sold honorary apparel including t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, hoodies, ladies’ tank tops and decals. All net proceeds were donated to the commander’s family.

“We wish we could be celebrating Cmdr. Carnicle’s retirement instead of mourning his loss in the line of duty, but we are heartened by the generosity of our community and their love for this hero,” said Charlie Romero, spokesperson for Shield Republic. “We are proud to present this check to his family and hope it comforts them to know that many look upon Cmdr. Carnicle with respect and gratitude for his sacrifice.”

View the Hold the Line fundraiser page for Cmdr. Carnicle at

Shield Republic’s Hold the Line fundraisers have donated more than $100,000 this year to the families and units of fallen first responders, police officers and K9 police dogs.

For more information about the Shield Republic Charities, contact

About Shield Republic

Established in 2016, Shield Republic is an American lifestyle brand based outside Raleigh, North Carolina. The company offers creative, fresh apparel and merchandise embodying American pride. Everything sold by Shield Republic is designed and manufactured in the United States. Shield Republic appeals to patriotic Americans passionate about personal strength, second amendment rights and military strength. Through Shield Republic Charities, the company shows appreciation to soldiers, first responders and their families.

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