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Donations opportunity, funeral services set for Hendricks County Sheriff's Deputy Fred Fislar

The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office and the law enforcement community continues to honor Deputy Fred Fislar. 

Deputy Fislar died as a result of injuries he sustained while rendering aid to the driver involved in a motor vehicle crash. 

Deputy Fred Fislar was hired with the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office in December of 2021.  He served in the Enforcement Division for approximately two and a half years.  He was a part of the 226th Basic Class of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and further served his country as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corp. 

He was a graduate of Cloverdale High School.  Deputy Fred Fislar leaves behind his wife, Madi, and two young children ages 6, and six months.

Citizens are bringing flowers and other mementos to Deputy Fislar’s squad car which is ceremoniously parked in front of the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office in Danville. The Hendricks County Sheriff's office says the amount of support and outreach from the community has been staggering and deeply appreciated. 

The Indiana State FOP Memorial Team has come alongside the Fislar family and the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office to assist in coordinating final honors for Deputy Fislar.  

The sheriff's office would like the public to be aware that scammers may try to take advantage of these tragic circumstances and use the death of Deputy Fislar fraudulently for their own financial gain. They ask the community to only donate through reliable sources, and if they have a question about a donation method, please reach out to the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office for additional information. 

An account has been established with the Central Indiana Police Foundation in order for members of our community who have expressed interest in donating to support Deputy Fislar's wife, Maddy, and his two young children.

In order to be assured that donations are vetted, legitimate and 100% provided to the Fislar family, donations should be made through this link. Please be aware that scammers may try to set up fraudulent fundraisers online with less than honorable intentions. The sheriff's office is working diligently to vet all legitimate offers of assistance on behalf of the Fislar family. If you have any questions about donating, please feel free to reach out to the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office at 317-745-6269

If you prefer, you can mail a check to the Central Indiana Police Foundation in lieu of donating online. Please send it to Central Indiana Police Foundation 1525 Shelby St. Indianapolis, IN 46203. Please identify the donation by writing "Deputy Fred Fislar" in the memo line of the check.

Funeral arrangements for Hendricks County Deputy Fred Fislar have been established in accordance with the wishes of his family.  They are as follows:

Date: Sunday, April 21                          

Public visitation start time is still TBD.

The funeral service begins at 3:00 p.m.

Officer staging arrival time is 2:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym of Cloverdale High School- use door #19.

Location: Cloverdale High School  205 Market St.  Cloverdale, IN  46120

At the request of the family, there will be no traditional law enforcement vehicle procession.  All law enforcement officers will be dismissed after the funeral service and final formation at Cloverdale High School. 

Burial will include a private ceremony for immediate family, invited friends, and HCSO personnel.





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