What happens financially when an officer is killed in the line of duty?
"Although there are certain benefits paid to Officer Padron's family, in the duration while the estate is settled, Officer Padron's regular paychecks stop. Any accrued vacation and sick time can be paid out. The Austin Police Association President, Wayne Vincent, says that there are several reputable organizations that are taking donations to help the family in several immediate ways: payment of household bills, certain expenses associated with funeral costs such as transportation of family members to the services and other costs. Padron's children will have their college tuition paid for. But taking care of the family in the immediate situation becomes a priority."
If you desire to make a donation, any amount is welcomed and here are four that will help: