Fundraiser to be held at Peoria Chick-fil-A on Monday for fallen officer
PHOENIX — A fundraiser will be held on Monday for the family of Peoria Police Motor Officer Jason Judd, who died after being involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on July 1.
The Peoria Police Officers’ Association Charities in a press release on Saturday said the drive-thru fundraiser will take place at the Chick-fil-A on 83rd Avenue in Peoria from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cash, check and credit card donations will be accepted with 100% of the donations benefiting the Judd family.
“As a department, not only are we grieving the loss of a great man, we are coming together with our community to support the Judd family during this difficult time,” President of PPOA Charities David Barela said in the release.
“We are incredibly grateful to our entire community for the outpouring of support we have received.”
Chick-fil-A will also be donating a portion of food sales to the Survival Assistance fund benefiting the Judd family, according to the release.
Peoria Police Chief Arthur Miller said Wednesday the accident occurred at Liberty High School in Peoria near Deer Valley Road and 91st Avenue.
Judd, a 21-year veteran of the force, was performing a demonstration for a group of students prior to the incident occurring, Peoria Police Officer Brandon Sheffert said.
Students were not present when the incident happened, Sheffert said, and details about the cause of the crash were still unknown on Wednesday.
Flags were ordered to be at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday by Gov. Doug Ducey to honor Judd.
No other details were immediately available.
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