SOUTHERN COLORADO — Donations from the neighborhood keep on to pour in for fallen Fountain Police Officer Julian Becerra’s relatives.
Officer Becerra fell 40 toes from a bridge on Feb. 2 when apprehending a carjacking suspect in close proximity to I-25 and South Academy Boulevard. He succumbed to his accidents on Feb 11, according to the Fountain Law enforcement Office. Becerra leaves driving a wife, an 8-yr-previous daughter, and a 1-calendar year-previous son.
One 7 days immediately after his demise, a single widow is coming forward with information on how to help the Becerra relatives. Rachel Flick misplaced her husband Micah Flick, an El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy, in the line of duty in 2018. They share two young children alongside one another.
“Shedding the father of your young children is completely devastating,” she reported. “To the Becerra relatives, my heart is broken for you,”
She mentioned when her spouse was killed, every part of her everyday living promptly improved.
“Almost nothing is the identical the following working day, not the way that you handle income, not the way that you father or mother, not the way that you interact with your close friends, like your entire story has improved,” she stated.
Flick reported immediately after the loss of her husband, cash turned a struggle, but donations from the community produced a big difference. She recalls a person of the most touching- however smallest- items she acquired.
“One particular of the presents that I bear in mind the most is a tiny Ziploc snack-sized baggie of quarters from a small female. She was in 3rd or fourth grade. And she wrote a very little note that this was her from her piggy bank, you know, and it was just one of the most touching presents that I been given,” she