Ben Darby PHF Support

Ben Darby

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The Pipe Hitter Foundation’s (PHF) mission has always been to support our first responders and their families. It has been an honor to walk alongside Ben and Keelin Darby during this challenging time.

For over a year, our supporters fought alongside Ben & Keelin. They were instrumental during the appeals process, which led to Ben’s conviction being …

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Matthew Mistretta PHF Support

Matthew Mistretta

Matthew Mistretta was out on patrol in the late evening of August 21, 2020, when he conducted a traffic stop on an individual he suspected was driving while intoxicated.  

As Matthew and a fellow officer approached the vehicle, a call came over their radios that a shooting had occurred and backup was urgently needed. Matthew’s partner took the call, leaving him alone with two suspects, one of whom …

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Cody Smith PHF Support

Cody Smith

This is the story of former Montgomery (Alabama) Police Officer Aaron Cody Smith. 

Smith was an officer with the Montgomery Police Department and was working night patrol in a high-crime area of Montgomery on February 25, 2016. Smith’s supervisor had ordered him “to stop anything and everything that moves in his district” in an effort to end a string of property crimes that had …

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Michael McMahon PHF Support

Michael McMahon

Meet our newest Pipe Hitter who needs our help. Michael McMahon was an NYPD sergeant during the crime-ravaged 1990s, and received 75 career awards including the Combat Cross following a dangerous criminal pursuit which resulted in a serious career ending injury — Leading him to a new career as a private investigator.
On the morning of October 28, 2020FBI agents swarmed the McMahon home and …

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