Assistance for Officer Tudor

The BackStoppers is providing assistance to Officer Craig Tudor who was catastrophically injured in a head-on automobile accident while responding to an emergency call on August 25th, 2016. Officer Tudor is an 11-year veteran of the Hazelwood Police Department.  During this extremely challenging time, we honor Office Tudor and keep him and all who know him in our … Read moreAssistance for Officer Tudor

Assisting the Family of Paramedic Jonathan Noce

The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Paramedic Jonathan Noce of the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District who died in the line of duty on May 25, 2016. Paramedic Noce was serving with both the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District and Osage County Ambulance District.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Our thoughts and prayers are with Paramedic Jonathan Noce’s family, … Read moreAssisting the Family of Paramedic Jonathan Noce

Assistance for Officer Mike Flamion

The BackStoppers has provided assistance to Officer Michael Flamion who was shot on July 8th, 2016, and remains in critical but stable condition. Officer Flamion is a nine year veteran of law enforcement who joined the Ballwin Police Department in 2014 and previously served with the De Soto Police Department for seven years. He has a long … Read moreAssistance for Officer Mike Flamion

Heartfelt Words of Thanks

Last week, we learned that Joshua Ballman, son of fallen Officer Tom Ballman, had written a beautiful letter thanking The Corner Pub & Grill family of restaurants for their support of The BackStoppers.  We were very touched by his kind words.  It quickly became clear Joshua’s letter had a big impact on the community.  Comments of … Read moreHeartfelt Words of Thanks

Assisting the Family of Officer Ronald Strittmatter

We have just learned of the line of duty death of Officer Ronald Strittmatter of the Lakeshire Police Department and are now assisting his family.  Officer Strittmatter suffered a heart attack at home on January 3, 2015 following a shift during which he was on multiple calls. Officer Strittmatter retired from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department after … Read moreAssisting the Family of Officer Ronald Strittmatter

Assisting the Family of Sgt. Peggy Vassallo

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/backstoppers/photos_stream?_fb_noscript=1″ />The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Sgt. Peggy Vassallo of the Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department who died in the line of duty on August 24, 2015 while standing outside of a vehicle. Sgt. Vassallo ran the D.A.R.E. and Neighborhood Watch programs and was the community relations officer for the … Read moreAssisting the Family of Sgt. Peggy Vassallo

Assisting the Family of City Marshal of Miramiguoa Village Kevin Dziejma

The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of City Marshal of Miramiguoa Village Kevin Dziejma who died in the line of duty on May 18, 2015 during a traffic stop. Marshal Dziejma served as the City Marshal of Miramiguoa Village for five years.  He is survived by two adult children, one of whom is a … Read moreAssisting the Family of City Marshal of Miramiguoa Village Kevin Dziejma

Assisting the Family of Firefighter/Engineer Larry W. Lawhorn

The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Firefighter/Engineer Larry W. Lawhorn of the Orchard Farm Fire Protection District who died in the line of duty on May 3, 2015 while en route to a structure fire in Portage des Sioux. Firefighter Lawhorn was a 17 year member of OFFPD and served with the St. … Read moreAssisting the Family of Firefighter/Engineer Larry W. Lawhorn