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How You Can Help Fallen Officer's Family

By James Jarman
Published On: Jul 24 2012 10:01:10 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 25 2012 06:46:25 AM CDT
Matt Tyner, Fallen CSPD Officer

Courtesy: CSPD Handout

Officer Tyner died July 24th after hitting an SUV on his bike while on duty.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

The Colorado Springs Police Protective Association is asking for your thoughts and prayers for the family of fallen Officer Matt Tyner.

He was a motorcycle officer killed in a tragic accident while on duty Tuesday afternoon.

KRDO Newschannel 13 reached out to the CSPPA to find out how the community can help.

The CSPPA has a Fallen Officers Fund set up if you'd like to donate directly to the Tyner family.

Send donations to:

CSPPA Fallen Officer Fund
559 E. Pikes Peak Suite 102
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

The CSPPA also sent KRDO Newschannel 13 the following statement:

"Anytime a officer is killed in the line of duty is a difficult time for all of us. We thank the community of Colorado Springs for your support and concern as we deal with yet another tragedy. Citizens who wish to help may make donations to the Colorado Springs Police Protective Association’s Fallen Officer Fund. This fund is restricted for support to CSPD Officers who are catastrophically injured or killed in the line of duty, and all funds donated go directly to the officer and/or his family. It is our mission to offer assistance as needed to the family of these brave and dedicated souls."

If you have questions and would like to talk to someone with the CSPPA call 719-634-0058.

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