Blood drive to be held in honor of Brentwood police officer Destin Legieza on Aug. 26

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Brentwood Police Department and the Brentwood Fire Department will host its annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Aug. 26-27 at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library, located at 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood.

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18.

Those interested in donating blood can schedule an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code "brentwoodbattleofthebadges."

The drive will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Aug. 26 and from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. on Aug. 27.

See a full announcement for the event below.


By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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