TASC prays for Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem D üzel, shot in the line of duty, remains in critical condition
Stands in Solidarity with Colorado Springs and Law Enforcement Communities

Officer Cem Düzel is of Turkish origin.
Source: Colorado Springs Police Department
On the morning of Thursday, August 2, Officer Cem Düzel of the Colorado Springs Police Department and member of the Turkish American community, responded to a 911 call reporting gunshots near downtown Colorado Springs. The responding officers were ambushed on the scene by gunfire. Officer Düzel suffered life-threatening injuries, and remains in the hospital today in critical condition.

The Colorado Springs community held a vigil for Officer Düzel.

TASC and the Turkish American community across the nation prays for Officer Düzel, his family, and the Colorado Springs Police Department.

The link to the original report including live updates is here.

Donations to Officer Düzel and his family are being coordinated by the Colorado Springs Police Protective Association Fallen Officer Relief Fund (CSPPA F.oRF). Tax-deductible donations can be made on the Relief Fund website or checks made out to:

For Cem Düzel Fund

Mailed to: Colorado Springs Police Protective Association
516 North Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903