The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of the officers who sacrificed everything to keep us safe.
Agent Mayra Ramirez-Barreto, 52
Puerto Rico Department of Corrections
Puerto Rico Department Of Corrections
January 10, 2013 – Correctional Officers Mayra Rameriz-Barreto and Eliezer Colon-Claussells were both killed in an automobile crash while en route to extradite three prisoners. A vehicle crossed the center line and struck the officers’ van head on.
Officer Kevin A. Tonn, 35
Galt California Police Department
January 15, 2013 – Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed as he approached to question a suspect at the scene of a burglary. The shooter then fired at other officers before finally finally turning the gun on himself to commit suicide.