Police Chief Thanks the Community as Businesses Help
By WZZM 13
Just one day after Grand Rapids Police Officer Bob Kozminski was laid to rest, the chief of police reacts to the outpouring of support from the community.

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Grand Rapids Friday afternoon as the funeral procession made it's way from the church to the cemetery.

More than 100 police departments from Michigan and across the country came to Grand Rapids be part of the services.

Police Chief Harry Dolan says the Kozminski family was amazed and touched.

He says it's the largest gathering he's ever seen.

"Unfortunately, I have been a part of police officer funerals in the past and no one I know can recall a community outpouring like the one we had or that many officers," said Chief Dolan. "It was quite impressive."

Chief Dolan also said he was grateful for all the support and is proud to be part of the Grand Rapids community.

As Officer Kozminski's family recovers from their loss, you can help his daughter just by ordering a meal at some West Michigan restaurants.

Buffalo Wild Wings is donating 20% of all sales Saturday to help 3-year-old Kailey.

Locations around Grand Rapids are taking part in the fundraiser. Managers of the businesses say they are just proud they could help.

"You're going to have a young girl that's not going to see her Dad anymore," said Juron Johnson, a Buffalo Wild Wings Manager. "That in itself is heartbreaking towards any family, a cop, or anybody. Just to have them pull together for the cop and make sure everyone is taken care of is a really good thing."

Police officers were also at the various locations to collect money for Kailey.
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