EOW 8/6/2017

Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr., 37

Clinton Missouri Police Department

August 6, 2017 – Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr. was shot and killed during a traffic stop for an expired registration. As he approached the vehicle, the driver stepped out of his car and began firing with a rifle.


EOW 8/8/2017

Corporal Monty Platt, 47

West Texas A&M University Police Department

August 8, 2017 – Corporal Monty Platt died as a result of complications resulting from the bit of an injured feral cat he’d attempted to capture. He is survived by his wife, son, and mother.


EOW 8/12/2017

Trooper Pilot Burke M.M. Bates, 40

Virginia State Police

August 12, 2017 – Trooper Pilot Berke Bates and Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen were killed when their helicopter crashed while monitoring a protest. Trooper Bates is survived by his wife, twin daughter and son. He died one day before his 41st birthday.


EOW 8/12/2017

Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen, 48

Virginia State Police

August 12, 2017 – Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen Trooper Pilot Berke Bates were killed when their helicopter crashed while monitoring a protest. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

 


EOW 8/13/2017

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Clark, 50

Quitman County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office

August 13, 2017 – Deputy Jimmy Clark was killed in an auto crash while responding to a shooting call. He is survived by his wife and children.

 

 


Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro

Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

August 17. 2017 – Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in riot control training.


EOW 8/6/2017

Detective Elise Ybarra, 33

Abilene Texas Police Department

August 6, 2017 – Detective Elise Ybarra was killed in an auto crash when a vehicle struck her unmarked vehicle from the rear. She is survived by her husband and 10-month-old daughter.


EOW 8/5/2017

Deputy Sheriff Jason Fann, 28

Yoakum County Texas Sheriff’s Office

August 5, 2017 – Deputy Sheriff Jason Fann was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a traffic accident.