DO NOT Donate to Unauthorized Officer Cox Memorial Funds
In the days following Officer Jaimie Cox's death, the Rockford Police Department has warned the public repeatedly against donating to "unauthorized" GoFundMe pages or memorial funds created in Officer Cox's name.
Unfortunately, there's still some jerks out there trying to take advantage of our community's grief and desire to support the family of a fallen officer, who have created fundraisers without the permission of Officer Cox's family.
The fact that the Illinois Chapter of C.O.P.S.,or Concerns of Police Survivors, has to release statements such as this burns me to the core.
Please share this info with everyone you know. Officer Cox's family has to endure enough these days without having to deal with people taking advantage of their sorrow, even if their intention is purely to help.