South Russell police rally to help officer’s 3-year-old son diagnosed with leukemia

SOUTH RUSSELL, Ohio -- The South Russell Police Department is rallying together to help the family of one of its own.

According to a GoFundMe account, Officer John Zippay's 3-year-old son, John Oliver, was diagnosed with leukemia on Nov. 1.

"The family has a very long road ahead and is need of our support," according to the page.

The department will participate in a "No Shave November" fundraiser and will dedicate the event to John.

Each officer will donate $50 and forgo shaving for the entire month of November.

They're also asking the public for any donations it would like to make to help the family.

For that GoFundMe page, click here.