Many of you know the story of Philadelphia Police Department Officer Jesse Hartnett, who was ambushed in his police cruiser while on duty by an armed assailant, whose intention was to assassinate a police officer. Fortunately, Officer Harnett survived!
Officer Jesse Hartnett has since formed the Hartnett Hero Fund, a federally recognized 501(c)3, whose mission is to help augment the cost of outfitting Police Vehicles with ballistic panels & vehicle armor - the "B" Kit, which provides NIJ Level 3A+ protection.
Help Keep Our Police Officers Safer on the Streets!
Your tax deductible donation will help the Hartnett Hero Fund make the streets safer for our police officers !
Your donation will help purchase police car door and window armor which attaches to the police vehicle’s exterior and fits into existing vehicle window openings. The window insert and car door armor provides protection against handguns and shotguns (NIJ 0108.01 Level 3A+) or rifles (NIJ 0108.01 Level 3).
On January 7th, 2016, at 11:40pm, Officer Hartnett was ambushed while on duty by an armed assailant, whose intention was to assassinate a police officer. Reacting quickly, Hartnett took cover in his patrol car, but was nevertheless struck three times in his left arm by gunfire...read more
Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse James Hartnett was born at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, and grew up in East Lansdowne Borough, Delaware County. Hartnett attended Monsignor Bonner High School, graduating in 2001. Later that year...read more