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DMPD Fallen Officer Memorial

$53,340 of $240,000 goal

Raised by 83 people in 5 months
Created May 4, 2018
The Des Moines Police Department suffered devastating losses in 2016 when two police officers died in a fiery crash caused by a drunk driver. Months later, a police sergeant was ambushed by gunfire while patrolling the city.  Following both tragedies, the community rallied to support the police family with meals, kind words and flowers at makeshift memorials.      
 
Two visionary landscape professionals have designed a permanent and living memorial to honor all 24 Des Moines police officers who paid the ultimate price while serving this great city.  Bold and meaningful art will be surrounded by a tranquil garden located in front of the police station where police family and their community will remember together.  Signage will invite visitors inside to learn about the individual fallen officers lost.          
 
The ambitious $240,000 project depends on community support, with roughly 20% raised and another 20% pending.  Donations to the “DMPD Fallen Officer Memorial” may also be delivered or mailed to:

Des Moines Police Department
Chief of Police Office
#25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Serve Credit Union
423 E. Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309; or
3743 86th Street, Urbandale, Iowa 50322

GoFundMe.com/DMPD-Fallen-Officer-Memorial

Special thanks to these landscape designers, architects and donors:  
Landscapes by Martiñ by Martiñ Ortiz :  $12,250.
Outdoor Transformations by Lynn Kuhn:  $5,000.

Recognized Donor Levels:
                        Gold Level:       $10,000
                        Silver Level:     $5,000
                        Bronze Level:  $500

Please consider supporting this worthy cause to help us meet our goal this summer.


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A huge thank you to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino for their generous donation of $10,000!!
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We are making great progress! We continue talking with potential donors and vendors as donations continue to come in. We are currently working with the City of Des Moines on getting a project manager in place who will oversee the construction of the Fallen Officer Memorial. A big "Thank You" to all who have donated and helped spread the word!
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A big thanks to Storey Kenworthy for their generous donation!
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Proposed design photo.
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$53,340 of $240,000 goal

Raised by 83 people in 5 months
Created May 4, 2018
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$200
Barry & Christy Snover
4 days ago (Offline Donation)
CM
$1,000
Chief William Moulder
4 days ago (Offline Donation)
JF
$40
Joseph Franz
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CR
$100
Charlie & Deb Richardson
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RF
$100
Rick Fedson
12 days ago (Offline Donation)
BK
$100
Blue Knights
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JG
$300
Joe Gonzalez
12 days ago (Offline Donation)
AF
$500
Asst. Chief Jack Morton & Family
17 days ago (Offline Donation)
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$500
Larry & Sharon Rogers
17 days ago (Offline Donation)
IA
$200
Iowa State Troopers Assn.
24 days ago (Offline Donation)
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