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Deputy Nicholas Hesse Recovery Fund

The North Carolina Police Benevolent Association and the Police Benevolent Foundation are asking for financial support for Deputy Nicholas Hesse of the Pender County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Hesse was involved in a serious motor vehicle accident on June 14th when his patrol vehicle hit a deer and a culvert. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition and had surgery the day of the accident to fix his broken femur and temporarily pin his broken ankle. A few days later he had surgery to repair his broken jaw. His latest surgery, continued with repairs to his leg and ankle. There will be multiple surgeries in the future according to his doctors for him to regain the use of his leg.

Deputy Hesse graduated from West Johnston High School in 2017. In high school he was a lifeguard at Tucker Lake. In 2022, he completed Basic Law Enforcement Training at Johnston County Community College before starting with Pender County Sheriff’s Office. Hesse is an avid outdoorsman who loves boating, fishing, duck and deer hunting. He also loves to ride motorcycles.

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100% of the money received by the PBF will go to Deputy Nicholas Hesse.


VAPBA Retired Master Officer DJ Pointer Memorial Fund

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association and the Police Benevolent Foundation are asking for financial support for the family of Master Officer Dennis ‘DJ’ Pointer, who retired from the Newport News, Virginia Police Department earlier this year. Pointer was recently hospitalized with a heart attack and has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. DJ lost his battle and passed away on June 25.

A Newport native, Pointer joined the U.S. Army and served as an MP in Germany. He later joined the Police Department. During his career, he served in various assignments and was a specialized instructor in several areas.

In addition to his service to our country and the community of Newport News, Pointer chose to give back to fellow officers through his work with the local chapter of the PBA. Pointer served for twelve years as the Newport News Chapter President. During his time leading the chapter he was known for his honest, forthright, and dedicated leadership. Pointer also served as a valued member of the Virginia Division Board.

Pointer leaves behind his wife Amy, and their two daughters Taylor and Heather. DJ and Amy also has a grandson, John.

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100% of the money received by the PBF will go to help his family with medical expenses.


Detective Johnny Bohanan Memorial Fund

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association and the Police Benevolent Foundation are deeply saddened about the passing of Detective Johnny Bohanan of the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee. Johnny had recently been diagnosed with stomach cancer, and the SSPBA and PBF set up a recovery fund to address the financial needs that went with his diagnosis and treatment.

Johnny lived his entire life in Sevier County and began his full-time law enforcement career in 1990. In addition to serving the public, Johnny was a valued and respected PBA leader, giving of his time and talents in various roles to help officers. He served as the President of the Smoky Mountains Chapter and as the Tennessee Division President. He was also a Southern States PBA Board member.

Johnny was an avid sports enthusiast and coached and umpired Little League baseball and softball in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge for many years. He also enjoyed supporting his son’s athletic pursuits through the years.

Johnny is survived by his wife Phillis and their three children: Holly, Tray, and Andrew.

The SSPBA and the PBF are asking for continued financial support.

 

To donate to this fund, please click on the link below.

100% of the money received by the PBF will go to help Johnny’s family with medical expenses.

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Race for the Fallen

The Police Benevolent Foundation’s Race for the Fallen (R4TF) GLOW RUN honors fallen officers and their families. It is a night time family-fun race for participants of all ages & speeds!

Register for the 5K, 1 Mile or as a Phantom Runner. Join us at our next race!

 

Location Date Type
Lynchburg, VA Cancelled for 2021 5K and 1 Mile
Mobile, AL Postponed – Date TBD 5K and 1 Mile

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Want to help host a PTSD Seminar in your area?

Please Contact:
Justin Blackburn : jblackburn@sspba.org
Communications & Foundation Manager

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