You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Trooper David Cunniff, 35
New York State Police
December 17, 2013 – Trooper David Cunniff had stopped a car for speeding when a tractor trailer struck his patrol car from behind. He received massive injuries after being partially ejected, and was transported to a local hospital where he died the following day. He leaves behind his wife and two sons.
Deputy Sheriff Clinton H. Frazier, 36
Union County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office
December 18, 2013 – Deputy Clinton Frazier was killed when his patrol car left the roadway and overturned. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Sergeant Investigator Adam Sowders, 31
Burleson County Texas Sheriff’s Office
December 19, 2013 – Sergeant Investigator Adam Sowders was shot and killed as he and other officers served a search warrant. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene.