Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the family of this brave officer.

Patrolman Avery Freeman, 49

Chester Pennsylvania Police Department

April 30, 2012 – After completing an arrest at a domestic disturbance, Patrolman Freeman badly injured his knees, requiring surgery. After surgery, he suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism.

Patrolman Freeman is survived by his four children, mother, and siblings.

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Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of these brave officers.

Investigator Michael J. Walker, 32

Pearl Mississippi Police Department

May 1, 2012 – Investigator Mike Walter was shot and killed as he and other detectives attempted to serve warrants on a man for sexual battery of a minor and possession of child pornography.

The man was hiding in a bathtub and resisted arrest as the officers attempted to restrain him. The suspect opened fire when an officer used his Taser in an effort to subdue the combative man. Investigator Walter was shot in the face and two other officers were wounded. One of the wounded officers returned fire and killed the subject.

Investigator Walter, a former professional baseball player, leaves behind his wife, daughter, and parents.

Deputy Sheriff David Wargo, 39

Maircopa County Arizona Sheriff’s Office

May 1, 2012 – Deputy David Wargo succumbed to injuries he received nine years earlier when a car hit and dragged him through a supermarket parking lot. The driver was attempting to flee when he struck Deputy Wargo.

Deputy Wargo is survived by his wife and three children.

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Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

The Graveyard Shift offers our condolences to the family of this brave officer.

Deputy Sheriff Brian Hayden, 47

Choctaw County Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office

April 19, 2012 – Deputy Brian Hayden was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a shots-fired call involving another officer. He is survived by his wife and four children.

 

 

 

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Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

The Graveyard Shift offers our condolences to the families of these brave officers.

Correctional Officer William Wright, 31

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

April 11, 2012 – Officer William Wright died as a result of a fall from metal staircase inside the Mountain View Correctional Institution. Immediately after the fall, he was transported to an area hospital and was released the next day. However, he died at his home a day later due to complications resulting from the injury. Officer Wright is survived by his fiancée, parents, sister, and grandmother.

Sergeant Maxwell Dorley, 42

Providence Rhode Island Police Department

April 19, 2012 – Sergeant Maxwell Dorley was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a call. As vehicles in front of Sgt. Dorley’s patrol car pulled over for the lights a siren, one driver, instead, turned left, causing Sgt. Dorley to swerve and strike a telephone pole. The pole broke and landed on the patrol car. Crews extricated the officer from his car and transported him to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Sgt. Dorley is survived by his wife and two children.

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