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In 1989 after a Garland Police officer fell in the line of duty, Garland Police Lieutenant Dave Swavey searched for a way to give support to the family.  The non-profit  foundation Guns and Hoses of Texas was born.

“We started raising funds and were able to contribute $5000 to the families of the fallen first responders.  We’ve since raised it to $10,000 and with the partnership with Operation Blue Shield we are going to raise it again” said Retired Garland Police Lieutenant Dave Swavey.

Guns and Hoses is a non-profit and is set up to directly help the families of first responders, immediately, when a crisis occurs.  Businesses and individuals alike can help with just a few clicks.

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