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June 2, 2021

BackStoppers Assists two Police Officers Severely Injured On Duty

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Our mission needs your help to support families of the fallen and first responders who have suffered a catastrophic injury in the line of duty. The BackStoppers is providing $10,000 in assistance to two law enforcement officers who were shot in the line of duty on […]
January 15, 2019

Students Making a Difference: The Fallen Officer Project

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A group of students from Culver-Stockton College were presented an opportunity to honor a fallen officer and support the mission of BackStoppers. Criminal Justice Lecturer and Reserve Deputy in Monticello, Missori Seth McBride designed a student led project to help students remember officers that made the ultimate sacrifice and […]
December 31, 2018

Tradition of Heart and Community: The Jordan Family

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Officer Robert JordanSt. Louis County Police Dept.EOW 5/16/1981 Officer Robert Jordan served in the Divisions of Patrol, Operational Support and Criminal Investigation for the St. Louis Police Department. He was also a Police Recruiter and received numerous letters of commendation and appreciation from the department and the community he […]
December 27, 2018

A Lineage of Public Service

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Officer James ReifschneiderSt. Louis County Police Dept.EOW 4/30/1977 On April 30, 1977, St. Louis County Police Officer James Reifschneider was conducting a traffic stop when he was struck by a motorist and killed, leaving behind his wife, Sue Reifschneider, and their three children.  The BackStoppers immediately began assisting the Reifschneider […]
October 28, 2018

Assisting the Family of Auxiliary Officer Ricardo Davis

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The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Auxiliary Officer Ricardo Davis of the Washington Park Police Department who died in the line of duty on October 27, 2018 as a result of injuries sustained when he fell from the Poplar Street Bridge during a […]
December 6, 2017

Assistance for Officer Ryan O’Connor

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Photo courtesy of 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 […]
November 2, 2017

Assistance for Officer Matt Crosby

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Today we are honored to present Officer Matt Crosby with assistance in the amount of $50,000.  Officer Crosby was shot and catastrophically injured in the line of duty while serving with the Rock Hill Police Department.  Officer Crosby has made a tremendous sacrifice for our safety. Because […]
July 28, 2017

Continuing a Legacy of Service

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Ralph Tatoian, Jr. has started his journey of service by recently graduating Basic Training at, “Sand Hill” Fort Benning, Georgia. He is continuing to display the bravery and courage shown by his father, Trooper Ralph Tatoian of Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop C, EOW 4/20/2005. […]
December 14, 2016

Congratulations, Joe Strehl!

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Joe Strehl, son of fallen hero Det. Stephen Strehl EOW 11/19/93, graduated from the St. Louis County Police Academy last night.  Congratulations, Joe!  We're honored to have been a part of your journey to becoming an officer with the St. Louis County Police Department.  You […]
October 6, 2016

Assisting the Family of Officer Blake Snyder

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The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Officer Blake Snyder of the St. Louis County Police Department who was shot and killed in the line of duty on October 6, 2016 while responding to a call.  A suspect opened fire on the officer upon his arrival […]