Chefs organize benefit for family of slain W. Bloomfield officer

Restaurants donating 25-percent of day's proceeds

Published On: Oct 03 2012 03:44:14 AM EDT

Metro Detroit restaurants are joining forces Wednesday for a fundraiser benefiting the family of fallen West Bloomfield Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke.

Officer O'Rourke was shot and killed on September 9th, 2012 while responding to a call at a West Bloomfield home. O'Rourke, 39, was the first officer killed on duty in the history of the West Bloomfield Police Department.

Tables For 4 is inviting the public to dine out for lunch or dinner at participating restaurants that will donate 25-percent of their day's proceeds to the O'Rourke family.

Participating restaurants include:

For more information about the restaurant fundraiser or to join the effort, go to

Donations can be made to the Officer O'Rourke Family Trust at any Bank of America branch or online at