News 2 hosts fundraiser for fallen Officer John Anderson


News 2 is honored to have helped the family of fallen Metro officer John Anderson with an all-day fundraiser Tuesday.

Volunteers were on hand at the Murfreesboro Pike Metro Police Headquarters from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., taking donations for the Officer John Anderson Memorial Fund.

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News 2 is pleased to announce more than $18,500 was raised by the event.

Law enforcement and first responders from across Middle Tennessee pitched in to help with the fundraiser. 

News 2 is grateful to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, Williamson’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Hendersonville Police Department, the Mt. Juliet Police Department, the La Vergne Police Department, Davidson County Corrections officers and the Nashville Fire Department for their support with the event.  

Shoney’s, Purity Dairy and the Nashville Children’s Alliance also showed their support.

If you couldn’t make it to the Metro Headquarters, you can also give by sending a check to MPD Community Credit Union, 2711 Old Lebanon Rd., Nashville, TN 37214 (ph. 615-782-7220). Please be sure to denote “OFFICER JOHN ANDERSON” on the check.

Metro police have also set a Gofundme page for Officer Anderson’s family. You can donate by clicking here.

Officer Anderson devoted his life to serving the people of Nashville. Now it’s our turn to serve and offer support to the loved ones he’s left behind.

Thank you for your donation.

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