BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Donations can be made to the families of the Baton Rouge Police Department officers who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, March 26.

The officers killed were identified as Sgt. David Poirrier, 47, and Cpl. Scotty Canezaro, 38. Both were part of the police department’s Air Support Unit. BRPD said Poirrier was a 17-year veteran and Canezaro was a 16-year veteran.

Plans for a joint memorial service were announced on Thursday. Click here for the date and times of the service.

Ways to donate to families of fallen BRPD officers

Those who wish to donate to the officers’ families can do so in three ways through Behind the Line:

  1. Mail check to P.O. Box 2490, Denham Springs, LA 70727
  2. Send cash via PayPal at
  3. Send cash via CashApp at $BehindtheLine

Donations should include “Air One” in the memo/note section.