Brothers Before Others Stands With Sandwith

It’s often said that no one takes care of a cop like a cop; and the members of BBO have demonstrated that time and time again. In this case, they were asked to step up for one of our own members. In February of 2017, Jersey City police officer, and United States Marine, Gina Sandwith, was diagnosed with with Stage 3 breast cancer. Gina, who’s father (Ret) and brother are both Jersey City police officers, […]

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Brothers Before Others Visits Children’s Hospitals

Of all the charitable events and fundraisers BBO supports or hosts, few measure up to the response that is generated from our members as when it comes to helping children. While you rarely read about it newspapers or see it on social media, no one cares for their community like the American police officer; and caring for our children, especially ones that are ill, is a big part of that. Since 2014, BBO has capitalized […]

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Brothers Before Others Pays Tribute to Cleveland Resident

https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/cleveland/police-charity-group-pitches-in-to-help-out-robert-godwin-srs-family/483417599 While the focus of Brothers Before Others has always been honoring and assisting police officers and their families, the generosity of our members combined with the heartfelt concern for the communities they serve sometimes makes some tragedies too hard to ignore. In April of 2017, 74 year old Cleveland resident and father of 9 children, Robert Godwin Sr was senselessly murdered with no provocation. In response to the horror of the tragedy, the members […]

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Brothers Before Others Visits Detroit

http://detne.ws/2EPLKD6 Early on in 2018, the Detroit Police Department suffered two tragic losses. On January 28th, 2018, Police Officer Glenn Doss, Jr, who’s father Glenn Doss, Sr is also a Detroit Police Officer, succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained as he responded to a report of domestic violence in progress. A short time later, on February 13th, 2018, Detroit Police Officer Darren Weathers was killed in an on-duty motor vehicle accident. Members of Brothers Before Others, […]

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Brothers Before Others Makes Spirits Bright

In conjunction with the Kenneth Tietjen Memorial Foundation, members of Brothers Before Others paid a special visit to some very special people. A few weeks before Christmas 2017, members of both foundations dressed as Santa and his elves for the purpose of delivering Christmas gifts to families who were residing at a domestic violence shelter. The residents of the shelter in question were facing circumstances so dire in their personal lives that they fled with […]

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Brothers Before Others Sponsor Addresses the ‘Walk to Remember’

BBO Platinum sponsor and 9/11 attorney, Michael Barasch of the Barasch and McGarry law firm, addressed the 1000+ participants of the 2018 ‘Walk to Remember’ on 4/28/18. Michael spoke on not only the importance of remembering the hundreds of deaths that have occurred from illnesses stemming from the recovery work after the 9/11 attacks, but he also stressed the importance of those having ties to that day and the months that followed getting medically screened. […]

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Walk to Remember featured on NJ.com

Walk pays tribute to officers who died in the line of duty http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2018/04/walk_pays_tribute_to_police_officer_who_died_in_th.html This weekend’s Walk to Remember was featured on NJ.com.  The Walk pays tribute to police officers who died in the line of duty.

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Brothers Before Others Co-Sponsors ‘Walk to Remember’ 5k memorial walk in Jersey City, NJ

Hundreds of people from all over the country gathered in Jersey City, NJ on Saturday to honor loved ones and family members who had been lost in the line of duty, through the Walk To Remember. The assembled crowd was addressed by numerous honored guests including family members of Jersey City PD Lt Christopher Robateau, Jersey City PD Detective Melvin Santiago, Jersey City PD Detective Marc DiNardo, Detroit PD Police Officer Darren Weathers.   With […]

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ARTICLE: (Hudson Reporter) A Walk to Remember: Jersey City cops host 5K walk for fallen officers

Many people may not realize that 140 police officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide in 2016. But for Police Detective Ed Dolan, that’s a statistic he can’t forget.

So in order to pay tribute to those officers, and to raise public awareness about the risk cops face every day when performing their duties, Dolan organized a walk to raise money for the Fallen Officers Fund of the Jersey City Police Detective’s Benevolent Association (DBA) and the Brothers Before Others Fallen Officers Flower Fund.

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