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Buy your tickets now for the Officer Relief Fund for Captain Jack Long

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The fundraiser will take place in the parking lot of 1000 Bay Avenue at 10th Street. The fundraiser will take place in the parking lot of 1000 Bay Avenue at 10th Street.
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus Police Department Captain Jack Long has been diagnosed with cancer that will affect his ability to work.

Captain Long has worked tirelessly to insure the safety of individuals and businesses alike for decades, particularly in the Uptown area.

Married and the father of two, he and his family are in need of anything you can do to help them, especially since he has already been ill for some time now.

"We ask the communityto come out and support the event and also pray for Jack and his family," saidCaptain J.D. Hawk with the Columbus Police Department. "He's a brother in lawenforcement and he's a friend, so we're just doing our job."

There will be a Relief Fund Raiser for Captain Long on Friday, June 21 2013. Details are as follows:

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Parking lot of 1000 Bay Avenue at 10th Street (see attached map)

Cost: $10 per plate

The plates will have BBQ pork, coleslaw, and baked beans provided by Country's BBQ. The price will be $10 per plate and tickets will be on sale starting June 4. Advanced tickets may be purchased from one of the following, up to the day of the fundraiser. 

To purchase tickets, please contact one of the following:

~Martha McGowan in Support Services at                            706-225-4180

~Theresia Culberson in Personnel at                                   706-225-4096

~Cpl. Jennifer Horton or Capt. Hawk in Patrol at                  706-225-4485

~Cpl. Christy Truitt in Personnel at                                       706-225-4106

~Cpl. Deborah Whitley in Crime Prevention at                      706-225-4108

~Lt. Bill Rawn in Investigative Services at                             706-225-4334

If you have any questions, please call Martha McGowan at 706-225-4180.

All public safety agencies, as a law enforcement family, and a community who depends on public safety officers to keep everyone safe, let's show Capt. Long and his family how much we care!

Donations also accepted.

If paying by check, please make it payable to Fraternal Order of Police, Officer Relief Fund.

Sponsored by The Fraternal Order of Police, The Columbus Police Department, The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, The Muscogee County Marshal's Office, Muscogee County Prison, Columbus State University Police and Country's BBQ

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