The Indiana Department of Correction donated $8,419 to the Kilo Memorial Fund. The donation will be used to support the Indiana State Police's K-9 Section. The funds were raised by both staff and offenders through various prison programs and fundraising events.
DOC Deputy Commissioners, James Basinger and Amanda Copeland, presented Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter with a check on Monday.
Indiana State Police K-9, "Kilo," was killed in the line of duty on June 24 while searching for an armed suspect in Sellersburg. The Indiana State Police Alliance set up a memorial fund in honor of the slain K-9 hero. The funds being raised will be used to support the Indiana State Police K-9 program.