We are now assisting the family of Hermann Police Department Det. Sgt. Mason Griffith who was shot and succumbed to injuries sustained on March 12, 2023.

Det. Sgt. Griffith was 34 years old.  He leaves behind his loving family. 

Det. Sgt. Mason Griffith, EOW 3/12/23, Hermann Police Department
Officer Adam Sullentrup

We are providing $10,000 in assistance to the family of Hermann Police Department Officer Adam Sullentrup who was shot and severely injured in the line of duty on March 12, 2023.

“This is a devastating loss. My heart is with the families and loved ones of Det. Sgt. Mason Griffith and Officer Adam Sullentrup. It is my greatest prayer that Officer Sullentrup makes a full recovery. We will never forget the bravery and ultimate sacrifice of Det. Sgt. Griffith, and we vow to help and honor his legacy. The Hermann Police Department and community is in the forefront of my prayers.” – Chief Ron Battelle, BackStoppers Executive Director

We recognize the tremendous sacrifices that public servants make every day when they go to work. We understand the burdens placed on surviving spouses and children when tragedies occur. We believe our community has an obligation to care for the loved ones of those who have protected us. We accept the responsibility to make that happen.  Join us in our cause.  Help us provide life-long support for families of fallen heroes by donating or joining online or by mail to the address below.

The BackStoppers, Inc.
PO Box 795168
Saint Louis, MO 63179-0700

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