Archive for the ‘Friday’s Heroes’ Category
Corporal Scott R. Thompson, 47
Manchester Township New Jersey Police Department
April 10, 2015 – Corporal Scott Thompson suffered a fatal heart attack while working out in the gym as part of his department’s wellness program.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Officer Michael Villarreal
Pearsall Texas Police Department
April 12, 2015 – Officer Michael Villarreal was killed in a head-on vehicle crash while transporting a juvenile to the detention center. The juvenile was seriously injured, but survived the crash.
Officer David Lee Colley, 24
Montgomery Alabama Police Department
April 4, 2015 – Officer David Lee Colley was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer while responding to a call. He is survived by his wife and one-year-old child.
Officer Jared Forsyth, 33
Ocala Florida Police Department
April 6, 2015 – Officer Jared Forsyth was accidentally shot and killed during a firearms training exercise.
Officer Juandre Gilliam, 22
Jeanerette Louisiana Police Department
April 7, 2015 – Officer Juandre Gilliam was killed in a vehicle crash during a pursuit. He’d graduated from the police academy only three weeks prior to his death.