FLORISSANT, Mo. (KSDK) - The Florissant Police Department and the American Red Cross are parterning to hold a blood drive in honor of an officer who was shot and paralyzed from the waist down.
The blood drive will be at the James J. Eagan Center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 28. It will mark the first anniversary of the shooting of Mike Vernon.
People who want to donate should schedule an appointment to donate at www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: OfficerVernon or contact Officer Andy Haarmann at 314-830-6042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.