Virginia law enforcement agencies donate gear to help Ukrainian civilians turned soldiers

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) — Law enforcement agencies across Virginia are pitching in for a donation drive to help Ukrainian civilians turned soldiers who are defending their country.

“We’re very thankful for their support,” said Levin White, who currently works as a police officer at Virginia Commonwealth University.

White has been working in law enforcement for 32 years and retired from the Richmond Police Department before he worked at VCU.

Immediately after the start of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, White says he felt compelled to help. He reached out to several friends and neighbors who have close connections to Ukraine, and together, they created a founded a nonprofit called ‘Lift Up Ukraine’…

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