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The BackStoppers has provided $5,000 in assistance to Officer Ryan O’Connor of the Arnold Police Department.  Officer Ryan O’Connor, 44, sustained life-threatening injuries while transporting a burglary suspect to the Arnold Police Department today, December 5th, 2017.

Officer O’Connor is a three year veteran of the Arnold Police Department.  He has been in law enforcement for 20 years and previously worked for the St. Louis County Police Department and Ferguson Police Department.  He has a wife and four children.

Officer O’Connor has made a tremendous sacrifice for our safety.  We are praying for him and his family, as well as the Arnold Police Department and his extended family of police officers and first responders.

Our mission is to provide needed financial assistance and support to the families of first responders who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty.  Thank you for your support of our cause.