Matthew Stafford Plays Santa to Fallen Officer's Family

Love him or hate him, Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford’s latest move off the field is earning him fans across the nation.

After Detroit Police Corporal Myron Jarrett was killed by hit-and-run driver during a traffic stop on Oct. 28th, his fellow officers stepped up to help his family, organizing a fundraiser to help his wife Sacha and their four children.


On Wednesday morning, Stafford and his wife played “Mr. and Mrs. Claus”, bringing gifts to the Jarrett home before Christmas.

“This is just an indication of the family that we have in the DPD. Corporal Jarrett was a part of our family and this is also a way of saying that we never forget,” Police Chief James Craig said.

“I have a daughter that’s a senior in high school so she’s really taking it hard and her father won’t be there for her graduation so it’s very difficult for her. So this is going to be double for her not having him for the holidays as well as not being at her graduation in June,” his wife, Sacha Jarrett, said.

“I really want to let them know that I appreciate everything, the outpouring of support for my kids has been overwhelming and I’m just so happy,” Sacha said.

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