Updated: 11/03/2013 6:11 PM |
Created: 11/03/2013 5:59 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com
A champion has been crowned in the first ever Battle of the Badges Blood Drive.
This weekend Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Law Enforcement competed against the city and county fire departments to see who could get the most blood donations.
In the end, firefighters beat out law enforcement by just one unit of blood.
A total of 565 pints of blood were collected.
Firefighters collected 283 pints, while law enforcement brought in 282 pints.