You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver, 47
Sacramento County California Sheriff’s Department
October 24, 2014 – Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver was shot and killed as he and another deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle. One of the two suspects, the male, opened fire with an AR-15, striking Deputy Oliver in the forehead. During their escape, the couple carjacked two cars and shot a civilian while attempting to carjack a third vehicle.
The suspects stopped along the roadside where their car was spotted by Investigator Michael Davis, who, along with his partner, approached the vehicle. The man again opened fire with the rifle, striking both Davis and his partner. Investigator Davis later succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Oliver is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Investigator Michael David Davis, Jr., 42
Placer County California Sheriff’s Department
October 24, 2014 - Investigator Michael Davis was shot and killed while searching for the murderer of Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver.
Investigator Michael Davis and his partner spotted the suspect vehicle parked on the shoulder of the roadway and approached. The man again opened fire with the rifle, striking both Davis and his partner. The officers were transported to a local hospital where Investigator Davis succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Sheriff John Timothy Williamson, 48
Butler County Alabama Sheriff’s Office
October 25, 2014 – Deputy Sheriff Timothy Williamson suffered a fatal heart attack after he struggled with a suspect he was attempting to arrest. He is survived by his father, sister, and two brothers.
Officer Anthony Haase, 24
Rio Rancho New Mexico Police Department
October 26, 2014 – Officer Anthony Haase was killed in a car crash while responding to a domestic violence call. He is survived by his wife, parents, and two siblings.
Patrolman Robert Blajszczak, 40
Summerville South Carolina Police Department
October 26, 2014 – Patrolman Robert Blajszczak died six days after suffering a heart attack while conducting a traffic stop.
Sergeant Jeffrey W. Garrett, 47
Dothan Alabama Police Department
October 27, 2014 – Sergeant Jeffry Garrett suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a 2-mile run with fellow officers. He is survived by his wife, three children, and two stepchildren.
Deputy Sheriff Eugene Kostiuchenko, 41
Ventura County California Sheriff’s Office
October 28, 2014 – Deputy Sheriff Eugene Kostiuchenko was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop. The driver fled the scene but was involved in a second crash where he was apprehended.
Deputy Kostiuchenko is survived by his wife and stepchild.
Deputy Sheriff Jesse Valdez, III, 32
Harris County Texas Sheriff’s Office
October 29, 2014 – Deputy Jesse Valdez was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by an SUV. Authorities found methamphetamine in the driver’s possession on the night of the crash with Deputy Valdez. They believe she was under the influence of narcotics at the time off the collision.
Deputy Valdez is survived by his 10-year-old son and mother.
Officer Shaun Richard Diamond, 45
Pomona California Police Department
October 29, 2014 – Officer Shaun Diamond was shot and killed as he and members of the SWAT team served a search warrant. The suspect opened fire with a shotgun when the officers entered the residence, striking Officer Diamond in the back of the neck.
Officer Diamond is survived by his two children.
Officer David Payne, 37
Chandler Arizona Police Department
October 31, 2014 – Officer David Payne was killed when his motorcycle was struck from behind by a drunk driver. The driver fled the scene but was later captured and appropriately charged.