A foundation set up in honor of a fallen Mobile Police officer holds its first event today. According to Facebook posts, members of the Justin Billa Memorial Foundation are holding a community appreciation picnic. That starts and noon and runs until 3 pm at Cottage Hill Park. According to an event posting the picnic is:
To show our appreciation to the community for the support offered during a very difficult time for Justin Billa’s family we want to say Thank you and invite everyone to join us for free food, inflatables and fun!
The Justin Billa Memorial Foundation’s mission statement is to foster a positive relationship between police and the community as well as provide support for families of first responders killed in the line of duty. Justin Billa was killed responding to a call in February of this year.