Lubbock Police officers have now have a special case, offering support to one of their own.
Corporal Scott Childers was critically injured in a motorcycle accident in New Mexico earlier this month. He spent 12 days in an Albuquerque hospital, and is now back in Lubbock to complete his recovery.
"With them being over in New Mexico, we could do it long distance, but nothing beats the personal touch," said Lt. Scott Hudgens. nd being able to go see him for ourselves and make "sure that he's progressing and offer any type of support we can."
That support includes participating in a department-wide blood drive on Thursday. You can also make a donation in Corporal Childers' name, at United Blood Services, located at 48th and University.
A fund is also in place to help the Childers family with medical expenses. You can donate at any branch of the WesTex Federal Credit Union.
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