WHO WE SERVE

$2 Million Has Already Been Given to
the Families of Fallen First Responders

The family devastation that occurs when a member of the public safety family suffers serious injury or death in the line of duty is tremendous. They also pay the price for our safety. We know how much this financial support means to surviving families in these unfortunate situations. We hope that you will consider supporting those who protect our safety.

Name Location Date
Sergeant Wilbur Berry, Age 53 Bulloch County sheriff’s Office End of Watch: May 19, 2001
The Families of 334 Firefighters New York City Fire Department Last Alarm: September 11, 2001
The Families of 64 Police Officers New York City Police Department End of Watch: September 11, 2001
Corporal Dyke A Coursen, Age 35 Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: January 8, 2002
Lance Corporal Dana Lyle Tate, Age 44 Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: January 8, 2002
Corrections Officer James Henderson, Jr. , Age 41 Georgia State Prison – Reidsville, GA. End of Watch: June 3, 2002
Star Corporal Martin White Savannah Police Department Critical Injury: December 10, 2002
Deputy Sheriff Adam Reid Fleshner, Age 23 Charlton County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: January 13, 2003
Officer Melvin Collins, Age 31 Brunswick Police Department End of Watch: April 11, 2003
Captain Perry Rhoden, Age 48 Jekyll Island Fire Department Critical Injury: July 18, 2003
Officer Tal Groover, Age 44 Georgia Correction Department End of Watch: July 9, 2004
Corporal George Smith Savannah Metropolitan Police Department Critical Illness: September 2004
Chief Larry Rogers, Age 55 Claxton Fire Department Last Alarm: December 13, 2004
Corporal Mark Jones, Age 34 Hardeevile Police Department End of Watch: February 27,2005
Special Deputy Stephen Rouquie Chatham Court House End of Watch: June 5, 2005
Deputy Sheriff Jason Lee, Age 30 Brantley County Sheriff’s Office Critical Injury: July 10, 2006
Assistant Chief Lee Walters, Age 54 Sheldon Fire District, Beaufort, S.C. Last Alarm: August 2, 2006
Corporal Mike Young, Age 47 Georgia State Patrol End of Watch: August 29, 2006
Deputy Dennis C. Wright Sr., Age 52 Effingham County Sheriff’s Department End of Watch: November 17, 2006
Deputy Derick Seckinger, Age 28 Effingham County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: November 17, 2006
Deputy Michael Larson, Age 43 Bryan County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: December 10, 2006
Officer John W. Allen, Age 23 Savannah-Chatham Metro P.D. End of Watch: December 20, 2006
Captain Jack McCutchen Sr., Age 56 Savannah Fire Department Last Alarm: April 21, 2007
The Charleston Nine Last Alarm: June 18, 2007
Sheriff Ben Riley, Age 61 Jasper County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: August 29, 2007
Firefieghter James Neal Andrews, Age 33 Effingham Fire Department Last Alarm: October 14, 2007
Deputy Willian F. Purvis, Age 52 Chatham County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch:March 2, 2008
Officer Mary Elliot Hart, Age 37 Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole End of Watch:March 27, 2008
Officer Curtis Wright, Age 54 Georgia Department of Natural Resources Critcal Injury: November 27, 2008
Officer Josh Bain, Age 27 Darien Police Department Critical Injury: May 4, 2009
CPL John (Jay) Smiley, Age 45 Liberty County Sheriff’s Department End of Watch: June 19,2009
Deputy Jon Glandon, Age 42 Liberty County Sheriff’s Department End of Watch: June 21, 2009
Chief Jimmy Fields, Age 55 Pooler Fire Department Last Alarm: April 24, 2003
Firefighter, Jerry Morgan, Age 61 Effingham Fire Department Last Alarm: August 17, 2009
Sheriff, J. Don Martin, Age 70 Liberty County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: May 27, 2010
Chief, C.E. “Butch” Chan, Age 65 Pooler Police Department End of Watch: August 29, 2010
Firefighter, Terry Nielsen, Age 54 Bryan County Fire Department Last Alarm: September 9, 2010
Deputy Richard Shane Tatum, Age 40 Bryan County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: September 11, 2009
CPL Joseph “Marc” Mathews, Age 50 Hinesville Police Department End of Watch: February 16, 2011
Deputy Dustin Rushing, Age 25 Bryan County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: October 7, 2011
Sheriff, Cecil Nobles, Age 76 Long County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: January 9, 2012
Deputy Sheriff, Robert Warren “Bobby” Crapse, Age 32 Bryan County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: June 15, 2012
Firefighter Wesley Franklin, Age 21 Isle of Hope Fire Department Last Alarm: June 25, 2012
Deputy Sheriff, Kris Kruger, Age 34 Wayne County Sherriff’s Office Critical Injury: October 9, 2012
APO Gary Kaspar Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department Critical Injury: January 3, 2013
Corporal Denis Badger, Age 57 Rincon Police Department End of Watch: December 29, 2012
Deputy Anthony Cantrell Effingham County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: December 28, 2012
Trooper James Metts Georgia State Patrol Critical Injury: 2014
Deputy Edward Gray Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Critical Injury: September 9, 2014
Deputy George Frank Tatum Bryan County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: February 7, 2015
Corporal William Solomon, Age 43 Port Authority Police Department Critical Injury: February 2015
Captain Jeffrey Driggers, Age 48 Lake George Volunteer Fire Department Last Alarm: April 22, 2015
Corporal Richard Hall, Age 45 Chatham County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: September 16, 2015
Firefighter Stuart Hardy, Age 31 Burton Fire Department Last Alarm: September 24, 2015
Corporal William Solomon, Age 43 Port Authority Police Department End of Watch: November 19, 2015
Deputy James Wilkinson Effingham County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: November 13, 2015
Sheriff Al St. Lawrence, Age 81 Chatham County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: November 24, 2015
Captain John Simmons Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department Critical Injury: December 2015
Sgt. Daniel Harrington Effingham County Sheriff’s Department Critical Injury: March 2016
Officer James Williams Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department Critical Injury: April 11, 2003
Chief Richard Truman, Age 50 Long County Fire Department Last Alarm: September 14, 2016
Lt. John Cain, Age 50 Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department End of Watch: December 4, 2016
Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers, Age 53 U.S. Marshal Service End of Watch: November 18, 2016
Master Firefighter Michael Curry, Age 42 Savannah Fire and Rescue Services Last Alarm: November 19, 2016