The ArkLaTex 100 Club announced that donations are being accepted for their organization which provides benefits to the dependents of peace officers and firefighters who are killed in the line of duty.
Officer Lisa Mauldin, 47, of Genoa, Arkansas was killed Sunday, December 18, 2016, when she and another officer were attacked by an inmate inside the Miller County Detention Center’s kitchen.
The inmate attacked both officers, seriously injuring them. Officer Mauldin was transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The other officer transported to the same hospital where she was admitted as well.
Following Officer Mauldin’s death, a check for $15,000 was given immediately to her husband, Travis Mauldin.
The ArkLaTex 100 Club is the only citizen-sponsored charitable organization established to support the families of officers and firefighters killed while protecting us. If you wish to help, contributions may be made at www.theArkLaTex100Club.org or mail to The ArkLaTex 100 Club, 2801 Richmond Road, P.O. Box 100, Texarkana, Texas 75503.
The ArkLaTex 100 Club is charged with raising funds to carry on this incredible selfless purpose and be a resource to those who serve and protect the citizens of Bowie and Miller Counties. The first priority is to offer immediate financial support to the families of those first responders who are lost in the line of duty. Any surplus funding is used for unbudgeted items needed to make these men and women safer while performing their jobs through purchasing life-saving equipment or offering safety training.