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MD5 Ride to slain officer Stephen Ballard Rally in Bear DE
May 1, 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Short Notice HnH Event Brothers and Sisters,
Please join MD5 and the rest of your HnH brothers and sisters at an important EVENT to honor slain Delaware State Trooper Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard Devildoc and The Hogs and Heroes Foundation is holding the “Stand Up” Rally for slain State Trooper Stephen J. Ballard at the WaWa on Pulaski Highway in Bear Delaware from 6:30 to 8 PM MD5 members will meet at the WaWa on Route 50 in Annapolis at 3:15 pm and kick stands up at 3:30 pm. We are inviting MD1 and MD4 and all our brothers and sisters to ride with us! Should be a great ride !!
Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard died Wednesday after approaching a vehicle with two suspicious people at a convenience store in New Castle County. Burgon Sealy Jr. fatally shot the officer and was ultimately killed by police Thursday after a lengthy standoff.
Ballard’s wife Louise Cummings said in a telephone interview Friday that her husband was “very proud of his work in law enforcement,” and wore T-shirts with the Delaware State Police emblem even when he was off-duty.
On Wednesday April 26, 2017 Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen Ballard was killed in the line of duty while serving the citizens of our state. Corporal Ballard, age 32, an eight-year veteran leaves behind his wife and 5 year old daughter.
The widow of the Delaware state trooper killed this week in the line of duty says her husband was proud of his job, wanted to get to know people so he could help them, and had dreams of becoming the state’s governor one day.
A memorial fund has been established at the Delaware State Police Federal Credit Union in the name of Corporal Ballard and all proceeds will be given to his family. Checks can be made out to the DSTA- Stephen Ballard Memorial Fund, PO Box 168, Cheswold DE 19936.
This is the only official memorial fund dedicated in the name of Cpl/1 Stephen Ballard.
For any questions please contact the Delaware State Troopers Association at 302-736-9958