Officer Jason Quick, 31

Lumberton North Carolina Police Department

December 15, 2018 – Officer Jason Quick was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a car crash on I-95. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

 

 

 


Officer Eduardo Marmolejo, 36

Chicago Illinois Police Department

December 17, 2018 – Officer Eduardo Marmolejo and Officer Conrad Gary were struck and killed by a commuter train while investigating a shots-fired call. After receiving an alert by a ShotSpotter sensor in the area, they arrived at the scene and observed a suspect running up an embankment. They pursued the suspected shooter  and were both struck by the outbound train as they crossed tracks.

Officer Marmolejo is survived by his wife and three children.


Officer Conrad Gary, 31

Chicago Illinois Police Department

December 17, 2018 – Officer Conrad Gary and Officer Eduardo Marmolejo were struck and killed by a commuter train while investigating a shots-fired call. After receiving an alert by a ShotSpotter sensor in the area, they arrived at the scene and observed a suspect running up an embankment. They pursued the suspected shooter  and were both struck by the outbound train as they crossed tracks.

Officer Gary is survived by his wife and child.

Officer Edgar Isidro Flores, 24

DeKalb County Georgia Police Department

December 13, 2019 – Officer Edgar Flores was shot and killed during a traffic stop that subsequently led to a foot pursuit. The suspect hid behind a building and fired at officers as they approached. A police K9 was also shot and wounded and was transported to a veterinarian’s office in critical condition.

 

 


Detective Larry Marrero, 58

Miami Beach Florida Police Department

November 28, 2018 – Detective Larry Marrero suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the department’s physical fitness program. He is survived by his wife and two children.

 

 

 


Sergeant Benton Bertram, 33

Charlestown Indiana Police Department

December 12, 2018 – Sergeant Ben Bertram was involved in the pursuit of a vehicle that fled the scene of a traffic stop. During the chase, Officer Bertram’s patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His K9 partner was injured during the crash but survived. Sergeant Bertram is survived by his parents.

 


Officer Jermaine Brown, 46

Miami-Dade Florida Police Department

December 12, 2018 – Officer Jermaine Brown was killed in an ATV crash while responding to assist officers involved in an enforcement detail regarding  illegal activity along a canal trail. Officer Brown is survived by his wife and three children. His wife also serves with the department.

 

 


Sergeant Matthew Moreno, 37

Las Animas County Colorado Sheriff’s Office

December 12, 2018 – Sergeant Matthew Moreno was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic call. While responding, his police truck collided with an oncoming car whose passengers also died in the crash. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and one stepson.

 

 

 

Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White, 41

United States Marshals Service

November 29, 2018 – Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man who had been charged with stalking a law enforcement officer. Deputy Marshal White and other officers were attempting to arrest the man, the subject named on the warrant, when he opened fire.

He is survived by his wife and four children.

 


Trooper Robert E. Nagle, 67

New Jersey State Police

November 26, 2018 – Trooper Robert Nagle died as the result of cancer he developed following his involvement in the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, sister, and a brother.

 

 

Deputy U.S. Marshal – Name: Not yet identified

District of Arizona, Tucson

November 29, 2018 – A deputy U.S. marshal was fatally shot while serving a felony warrant on a man wanted on charges of stalking a law enforcement officer.

To read about the shooting incident, click here.

 


Officer Samuel Jimenez, 28

Chicago Illinois Police Department

November 19, 2018 – Officer Samuel Jimenez was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance outside of Mercy Hospital. When officers arrived, the subject fatally shot his ex-fiancee and then exchanged gunfire with Officer Jimenez, fatally wounding him. A bystander was was also shot during the exchange. Another officer’s duty belt was struck by the gunfire which, fortunately, saved him from injury.


Officer Jason Michael Seals, 35

Slidell Louisiana Police Department

November 17, 2018 – Officer Jason Seals was escorting a funeral procession on his police motorcycle when a vehicle pulled out in front of him, causing a collision. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the injuries sustained in the crash.

Officer Seals is survived by his wife and three children.

 


Officer Leann Simpson, 23

Philadelphia Mississippi Police Department

November 24, 2018 – Officer Leann Simpson was responding to assist deputies on a traffic stop after dispatchers were unable to reach them by radio. While on the way to the scene her patrol car hit a light pole and flipped several times, causing her to suffer fatal injuries.

 

 


Officer Hunter Edwards, 30

Winchester Virginia Police Department

November 24, 2018 – Officer Hunter Edwards was killed in a single-vehicle crash while responding to a fight call.

Officer Edwards is survived by his wife and stepson.

 

 

 


Officer David Romrell, 31

South Salt Lake Utah Police Department

November 24, 2018 – Officer David Romrell and other officers responded to the scene of a burglary in progress where they encountered the suspects attempting to flee in a vehicle. The driver of the car accelerated toward the officers and struck Officer Romrell, killing him.

Officer Romrell is survived by his wife and 4-month-old child.

 


Deputy Sheriff Antonio Hinostroza, 45

Stanislaus County California Sheriff’s Department

November 25, 2018 – Deputy Sheriff Tony Hinostroza was responding to assist other deputies who were involved in a vehicle pursuit when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a utility pole. He died at the scene of the crash.

 

 

 

 

Officer Jared Franks, 24

Greensboro North Carolina Police Department

November 10, 2018 – Officer Jared Franks was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a robbery-in-progress call.

 

 

 

 


Officer Toshio Hirai, 34

Gardena California Police Department

November 15, 2018 – On November 14, Officer Toshio Hirai was en route to the police station when a car struck the police motorcycle he was driving. The following day, November 15, he succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.

 

 

Sergeant Ron Helus

Ventura County California Sheriff’s Office

November 8, 2018 – Sergeant Ron Helus was shot and killed after confronting an active shooter inside a bar in Thousand Oaks. He is survived by his wife and son.

 

 

 


Corporal Travis Wells, 46

Dallas North Carolina Police Department

November 1, 2018 – Corporal Travis Wells was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. He is survived by his wife.

 

 

 


Special Agent Dennis P. McCarthy, 65

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

October 27, 2018 – On September 11, 2001, Special Agent Dennis McCarthy responded to help secure the site of the destroyed U.S. Custom House at the World Trade Center. Afterward, he assisted with search and recovery efforts. He passed away on October 27, 2018 as the result of cancer contracted due to exposure to toxic materials at the WTC site.

Seventy-two officers from a total of eight local, state, and federal agencies were killed on September 11, 2001. Many more have died since as a result of exposure to the aftermath. Three-Hundred-forty-three members of the New York City Fire Department and over 2,800 civilians were also killed at the World Trade Center site.

Officer Antwan Toney, 30

Gwinnett County Georgia Police Department

October 20, 2018 – Officer Antwan Toney was shot and killed as he and another officer approached a reported suspicious vehicle. As the officers walked up to investigate, someone inside the car opened fire through the windows.

 

 

 


Investigator Farrah Turner, 36

Florence County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office

October 22, 2018 – Investigator Farrah Turner suffered fatal gunshot wounds when she  arrived at a home to interview a sex offender suspect. Three other deputy sheriffs were wounded during the gunfire. Sergeant Terrence Carraway of the Florence Police Department was also shot and killed while attempting to rescue the deputies.

 

 


Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent, 53

Brigham City Utah Police Department

October 26, 2018 – Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent died after suffering a brain aneurysm while participating in his annual physical fitness test.

He is survived by his wife, four sons, three grandchildren, and three siblings.

 

 

 


Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez, 23

Waller County Texas Sheriff’s Office

October 31, 2018 – Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez drowned after responding to investigate reports of high water. During the investigation her patrol car was swept into a water-filled ditch and overturned. Other deputies managed to extricate her from the vehicle and she was transported to a local hospital where, sadly, she was pronounced dead.

Deputy Vasquez, a new law enforcement officer, was working her third shift after completing field training. She’d only served with the sheriff’s office for a brief five months before her death.

Trooper Kevin K. Conner, 38

North Carolina Highway Patrol

October 17, 2018 – While approaching a vehicle during a traffic stop for speeding, the driver of the stopped vehicle suddenly opened fire, shooting Trooper Conner once in the face and once in the torso. The driver then fled the scene but was later apprehended.

Trooper Conner died as a result of those gun shot wounds.

Trooper Kevin Conner with his family.

He is survived by  by his wife and two children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Corrections Officer Mark Anthony Gaspich, 44

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

October 10, 2018 – While climbing two ladders to reach the observation platform of a guard tower, Officer Mark Gaspich began to feel ill so he returned to the ground to seek help. Once back on the ground, though, he suffered a fatal heart attack and collapsed. He is survived by his father and two brothers.

 


Sergeant Dennis W. Reichardt, 64

Suffolk County New York Police Department

October 4, 2018 – Sergeant Dennis Reichardt died as the result of cancer he developed as a result of searching through debris at the sites of the World Trade Center and the Fresh Kills landfill, following the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks.

Deputy Sheriff Mark A. Cox, 57

Real County Texas Sheriff’s Office

September 25, 2018 – Deputy Mark Cox suffered a fatal heart attack during canine training exercises. He is survived by his wife and two children.

 

 

 

 


Corporal Zach Moak, 31

Brookhaven Mississippi Police Department

September 29, 2018 – Corporal Zach Moak was shot and killed at a home after responding to reports of shots fired. He and Patrolman James White exchanged fire with the suspect, but both officers died of their wounds.

 

 

 


Patrolman James White, 35

Brookhaven Mississippi Police Department

September 29, 2018 – Patrolman James White was shot and killed at a home after responding to reports of shots fired. He and Corporal Zach Moak  exchanged fire with the suspect, but both officers died of their wounds.

Patrolman White is survived by his fiancee, two young sons, his parents, sister, stepfather, stepsister, stepbrother and other family.

 


Chief of Police Lonnie Burton, 64

Wayland Baptist University Texas Police Department

June 25, 2018 – Chief of Police Lonnie Burton succumbed to complications of the surgery related to a knee injury sustained when he fell from a curb in front of the police station.

 

 


Sergeant Terrence Carraway, 52

Florence South Carolina Police Department

October 3, 2018 – Sergeant Terrence Carraway was shot and killed while responding to rescue three sheriff’s deputies who had been shot while serving a sexual assault warrant. A second subject in the house opened fire on the deputies from a second-floor window.

Sergeant Carraway is survived by his wife and three children.

 


Deputy Sheriff Raymond Bradley Jimmerson, 49

Nacogdoches County Texas Sheriff’s Office

October 5, 2018 – Deputy Sheriff Raymond Jimmerson was struck and killed by a vehicle  while attempting to remove debris from a roadway.

He is survived by his fiancee, mother, father, and brother.

 

 

 


Federal Agent Kristopher David Youngberg, 41

United States Department of Energy

October 5, 2018 – Federal Agent Kristopher Youngberg was killed in a vehicle crash when the van he was a passenger of struck the back of a dump truck that was attempting to make a U-turn. Three of the other agents were critically injured in the crash.

He is survived by his wife, two children, father, and sister.

 

 

Corrections Officer Joseph Parise, 37

Minnesota Department of Corrections

September 24, 2018 – Officer Joseph Parise suffered s fatal heart attack after responding to a violent incident where an inmate injured two officers who were attempting to subdue him.

Officer Parise, along with additional officers, managed to restrain the prisoner, Then, after he’d returned to his post, he collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.