NEWMAN (CBS13) — The Stanislaus Sworn Deputies Association (SSDA) established a memorial fund for fallen Newman police officer Ronil Singh, just hours after Singh was killed in the line of duty.
The Corporal Ronil Singh, Newman PD Memorial Fund is the official memorial fund for Singh. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department said no other memorial funds or online fundraising accounts will be established for the fallen officer.
Donations can be made in several ways.
For in-person donations, interested donors can go to any West America Bank Branch and make a donation to the Corporal Ronil Singh Memorial Fund (Newman Police Department).
Donors can also mail donations to:
Stanislaus Sworn Deputies Association
Corporal Ronil Singh Memorial Fund
PO Box 2314
Ceres, CA 95307
Or, donations can be made online on the SSDA website.
Singh was shot and later died after making a traffic stop early Wednesday morning. Police recovered the suspect’s vehicle but had not positively identified the man by Wednesday night.
Many in the small community of Newman mourned Singh after the shocking news of his death.
The 33-year-old began working at the Newman Police Department in July of 2011. He worked in narcotics as a K9 officer.
Singh leaves behind a wife and a young child.