Hundreds Come Out To Help, Support Law Enforcement During Procession

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4) – A young Colorado girl helped deputies working at Deputy Heath Gumm’s funeral stay nourished.

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Miley and her mother provided snack packs for those officers along the procession route on Friday.

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It was one show of support out of many from the community.

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Residents held American and Thin Blue Line flags as a symbol of respect. They told CBS4 this was the least they could do for a deputy who lost his life in the line of duty.

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“Honoring a life that was taken too quickly and valuing what we have here in America,” said one onlooker.

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More than $7,000 has been raised for Deputy Gumm’s family through the Colorado Police Officers Foundation.