Metro residents show their support for local police in ‘Working for Blue’ initiative

FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports -

FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was a long and inspiring day, as people from throughout the metro showed support for those who keep us safe. FOX4’s Working for Blue got off to a strong start right from the beginning. Viewers started calling in at the start of Thursday’s telethon, donating money to provide bulletproof vests and helmets for law enforcement agencies that don’t have the equipment needed to keep officers safe. “As a police officer, I have had the feeling […]

Working for Blue: The need to protect police. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX4 is launching a community initiative called “Working For Blue.” This effort will work to raise money to provide free ballistic vests for any law enforcement agencies across local communities that have a need. FOX4 is partnering with SHIELD616, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides top-rated vests and ballistic helmet kits. This means your gifts are tax-deductible. FOX4 has already identified a need of more than 500 vests around the region. More than half of...