Archive for the ‘Friday’s Heroes’ Category
Officer Rick Silva
Chehalis Washington Police Department
June 18, 2015 – Officer Rick Silva died while undergoing surgery for an injury received while arresting a criminal suspect.
Officer Daryle Holloway, 46
New Orleans Louisiana Police Department
June 20, 2015 – Officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed by a prisoner he was transporting to lockup.
Trooper Eric K. Chrisman, 23
Kentucky State Police
June 23, 2015 – Trooper Eric Chrisman was killed while responding to a call, when his patrol vehicle was struck on the driver’s side door by an oncoming tractor trailer.
Sergeant Christopher Kelley, 37
Hutto Texas Police Department
June 24, 2015 – Sergeant Christopher Kelley was struck and killed by a suspect who stole a patrol vehicle to escape arrest. While continuing to flee, the suspect dragged Sergeant Kelley a short distance. He was apprehended later that same day.
Sergeant Kelley is survived by his wife and two children.
Sergeant Korby Kennedy
San Angelo Texas Police Department
June 25, 2015 – Sergeant Korby Kennedy was killed in a vehicle crash while escorting a parade. During the escort a motorist pulled out of a parking lot directly in front of his police motorcycle. Sergeant Kennedy was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Officer Sonny Kim, 48
Cincinnati Ohio Police Department
June 19, 2015 – After responding to a 911 call, Officer Sonny Kim was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with a suspect.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro, 50
United States Marshals Service
June 14, 2015 – Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro died of cancer he developed as a result of direct exposure to toxins at the World Trade Center site. Deputy Marshal Toros had been assigned to Ground Zero immediately after 911 as part of a security detail. He is survived by his wife, three sons, a daughter, and his mother.