Officer Anthony Dia Fundraiser T-shirt (Long Sleeves)
100% of the proceeds to be donated to Officer Anthony Dia’s ‘ family. this fundraising event has been sanctioned by Officer Dia’s family and the Toledo Police department.
Officer Anthony Dia Toledo Police Department End of Watch 07/04/2020
During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Toledo Police Officer Anthony Dia wrote a letter to his family that read, ” if Im killed on duty, I hope I died with bravery.” “My wife Jayme, we have been through so much together,You are the best wife a man can ask for”.
Nearly two months later, Officer Dia was shot and killed, but his last words where heard around the world. “118, tell my family I love them, 118, tell my family I love them”
Officer Dia was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a Home Depot store at about 12:30 am.
A drunk subject had started to harass participants of an informal car show that was in the parking lot the store. Officer Dia was the first officer on scene and attempted to contact the subject. The man produced a handgun and opened fire, striking Officer Dia in the chest. Despite his wounds, Officer Dia was able to return fire as the man fled.The subject fled into a nearby wooded area where he committed suicide.
Witnesses to the shooting began to provide medical aid to Officer Dia. Another responding officer transported him to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.Officer Dia is survived by his wife, two sons, and parents.
Limited Edition fund raiser item
• 4.3-ounce NEXT LEVEL shirts
•FEMALE SHIRTS RUN SMALL, WE RECOMMEND TO GO ONE SIZE LARGER.
• 60/40 poly/combed ring spun cotton
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Side seamed
• Ultra-comfortable and soft for all-day wear
• ribbed collar that won’t lose its shape
• Machine wash cold
• Tumble dry low
• Proudly printed by crime fighting, country serving hands in Passaic, N.J.