American Legion holds benefit for fallen TPD officers

Topeka Police officers Jeff Atherly and David Gogia
Fallen Topeka Police officers Jeff Atherly and David Gogia (Photo courtesy of the Topeka Police Department)

The American Legion Post 400 is holding a fundraiser ride ride this Sunday in honor of Cpl. Dave Gogian and Officer Jeff Atherly of the Topeka Police Department who were killed in the line of duty December 16, 2012.

Registration is at 10 a.m. at American Legion Post 400, located at 3029 NW HWY 24

Cpl. Gogian and Officer Atherly’s names will be added to a wall which contains the names of over 19, 000 fallen officers. All donations will help to send both families to Washington D.C. for the National Law Enforcement Memorial Week in May.

Donations are also being accepted by the Topeka Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) lodge #3 PO box 1541 Topeka KS 66601 any questions contact President Steve Evans

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