2021 Red Cross Class of Heroes: Officer Marseilla Collins, Law Enforcement Hero

On August 30, 2020, Officer Marseilla Collins had been on the job with the Chicago Police Department for only seven days when she responded to a shooting of several individuals in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood. Upon arrival, Officer Collins jumped into action and provided care to several individuals until paramedics arrived. The calmness, quick-thinking and professionalism that the rookie officer exhibited during the situation, combined with her protection of the crime scene and evidence, impressed her Field Training Officer and other responding officers.

Because of her bravery, the Red Cross is honoring Officer Collins with the 2021 Law Enforcement Hero award, sponsored by Motorola Solutions Foundation.

Motorola Solutions’ customers are everyday heroes: the law enforcement personnel, firefighters, EMTs, healthcare professionals and veterans who put themselves on the front lines every day. As the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, the Motorola Solutions Foundation is dedicated to paying it forward in support of this group of brave men and women. 

Learn more about the 2021 Red Cross Heroes, and how you can help here. All gifts will be matched up to $215,000 through May 2021, thanks to the generous local support of Better, Fran & John Edwardson, and Susan & Nick Noyes. Make a gift today!