Officer Michael Louviere, 29
Westwego Louisiana Police Department
January 20, 2017 – Officer Michael Louviere was shot and killed when he stopped to help the victims of a vehicle crash. While assisting an injured female, a male suspect came from behind and shot the officer in the back of the head, killing him. The suspect then shot the injured woman and fled. He remains at large.
Officer Louviere is survived by his wife, four-year-old daughter, and 1-year-old son.
Deputy Sheriff Colt Eugene Allery, 29
Rollete County North Dakota Sheriff’s Office
January 18, 2017 – Deputy Colt Eugene Allery was shot and killed after the pursuit of a stolen vehicle. At the termination of the pursuit, the driver of the stolen car began firing at officers, killing Deputy Allery. The suspect was also killed in the shootout.
Detective Jerry Walker, 48
Little Elm Texas Police Department
January 17, 2017 – Detective Jerry Walker was shot and killed after responding to a call regarding a man with a gun. The suspect fired from a window, striking the detective in the neck.
Detective Walker is survived by his wife and four children.
Officer Raymond Murrell, 27
Bloomingdale Illinois Police Department
January 19, 2017 – Officer Raymond Murrell was killed in a car crash while responding to a felony in progress.
Sheriff Steve Ackerman
Lea County New Mexico Sheriff’s Office
January 17, 2017 – Sheriff Steve Ackerman was killed in a vehicle crash while on the way to a meeting with state legislators. He is survived by his wife and children.