There isn’t a cop on the beat that couldn’t use a little Honor and Respect; or a fireman, paramedic or soldier in uniform.
And that’s exactly what Ron Slagle wants to give them.
A 25-year veteran of the Marion Police Department and the U.S. Air Force, Slagle knows. He knows about stress and trauma. He knows about lending a helping hand.
It was last spring when he and friend Mike O’Donnell decided to design a patriotic athletic shoe and market it online to raise money for first responder mental health ...