DEPUTY MARSHAL NATE SILVESTER HAS BEEN TERMINATED, OFFICIALLY THIS MORNING.
Officially, for “violating several clearly established City of Bellevue and state of Idaho policing policies.
Unofficially, as I stated originally, Bellevue mayor Ned Burns has been gunning for Nate’s termination since his Lebron James TikTok went viral. We have heard through the grape vine this is coming down the pipes, it was only a matter of time, and they were just looking for a reason to terminate him.
Please share this GoFundMe on your social media and make this information go viral.
Also, if anyone would like to let the mayor or any of the other elected officials know how you feel about this, please feel free!
WE BACK THE BLUE!!!
GoFundMe has asked for clarification on a few matters which we are addressing below. If you’ve already donated, you’ll receive this same message in your inbox.
Hello everyone! I want to be clear about who the beneficiary of the donations collected is, as well as the plan as to how the funds will be allocated.
I started this GoFundMe to help out my friend Nate due to his suspension without pay over a viral TikTok. As I stated originally, the future of his job is still unclear, so I started this GoFundMe to help him. He is the sole beneficiary from this account. Therefore, 100% of the funds collected from this GoFundMe account will go directly into Deputy Marshal Nate Silvester’s personal bank account. Period. They are 100% his to do what he wants with them. Period.
As stated in earlier updates by him, from there, Nate plans to give back to the police community at large, including the First Responder Children’s Foundation I linked below. He still plans on donating a portion of the funds collected to that charity. Since this has become significantly bigger than I ever anticipated, and landed Nate on some major national news, he wishes to use this platform he’s been given to help other officers in other situations similar to his, on a case by case basis.
He has spoken to his attorney to help him figure out how to best help him with all of this, since this is his first time ever being in a situation where he can help others and give back in this capacity. The details on how this will work are still not 100% clear because he’s working on a few different ideas with his attorney, but he calls these “Blue Funds” because he plans to use them to help other officers and their families at his discretion.
I have been as transparent about this as I have been able to be, given the fact that Nate is still trying to figure out the details of how his “Blue Funds” will work with his attorney.
To summarize, 100% of these funds will go to Deputy Marshal Silvester. From there, it is his discretion to determine how he wishes to allocate the funds.
WE truly appreciate all of the donations collected!! One thing this has shown is how many people support our good men and women in law enforcement!! Thank you all for your contributions!!
EDIT 4: ANOTHER GOAL REACHED! Please know how much I appreciate all of your donations!! As I have mentioned these additional funds will go to support Nate and many other officers through a new non-profit focused on police advocacy.
EDIT 3: There is an update video response from NATE on the campaign updates! His focus now is to help other officers and their families in similar situations!
With that said, I am upping the goal again!!!
WE BACK THE BLUE!!!
EDIT 2: Nate is beside himself!! He is SO GRATEFUL for everyone’s donations. He was literally speechless. He has decided to donate a portion to the charity The First Responders Children’s Foundation, a charity for the families of fallen officers and first responders. Therefore, I’m upping the goal again!
WE BACK THE BLUE!!!
Hi, my name is Gannon. The recent viral TikTok video of a cop calling out Lebron James has cost the cop, my best friend in the world, Officer Nate Silvester a suspension without pay. He’s still got his job for now, but apparently the town where he polices didn’t find his TikTok as amazingly comical, and accurate as the 4.5 million viewers did, including some major news networks. The future is uncertain. I just don’t want to see my friend lose out on any money for this, when it was meant to be satirical, and to point out an obvious flaw in Lebron’s logic. Please donate what you can contribute. Every dollar helps! Thanks!!
Edit: Words cannot express how much this means to me that everyone is donating! Nate is speechless. He wishes for me to let everyone know how much this means to him to have your support! WE BACK THE BLUE!!!