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April 26, 2017 2:10 pm

Chris Graham
Community Information Specialist
grahamc@deland.org
Office: 386-626-7117
Cell: 386-872-0821

DeLAND PD RAISING FUNDS FOR FELLOW OFFICER

DeLand Police Department officers are raising funds for one of their own who recently was diagnosed with an incurable lung disease.

Six-year veteran Constantine “Dino” Procos, a native of South Africa and former skydiving instructor, was diagnosed in March with an incurable lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, a condition that causes the lungs to solidify. Doctors have given him a prognosis of six to 12 months to live if he does not receive a double lung transplant.

In order to receive the transplant, Officer Procos will have to relocate to Jacksonville and receive around-the-clock care, which is not covered by insurance.

A GoFundMe page has been setup in Procos’ name to cover medical expenses and fundraisers will be held in the near future. https://www.gofundme.com/officer-dino-procos-medical-fund

For those interested in helping the cause or for information please contact Lt. Paul Proctor at 386-626-7435. 

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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