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Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin, 51

Prince George’s County Maryland Police Department

February 21, 2018 – Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin was shot and killed while attempting to protect a female who was being attacked by a shotgun-wielding man.

Corporal Ramzziddin is survived by his wife and four children.

 


Officer Justin Billa, 27

Mobile Alabama Police Department

February 20, 2018 – Officer Justin Billa was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had just murdered his ex-wife.

Office Billa is survived by his wife and one one-year-old son.

 


Deputy Sheriff Kevin Stanton, 32

Brevard County Florida Sheriff’s Office

February 17, 2018 – Deputy Kevin Stanton was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer.

 

 


 

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick, 34

El Paso County Colorado Sheriff’s Office

February 5, 2018 – Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was shot and killed during a struggle with a suspect involved in an auto theft investigation. During the attempted arrest, the suspect produced a firearm and began shooting, fatally wounding Deputy Flick. Two other deputies were wounded as were a police officer and a bystander.

Deputy Flick is survived by his wife and seven-year-old twins.


Deputy Sheriff Steve Belanger, 52

Los Angeles County California Sheriff’s Department

February 6, 2018 – On December 10th, 1994, Deputy Sheriff Steve Belanger was ambushed while conducting a traffic stop. The attacker approached from the rear and fired a round into the back of Deputy Belanger’s head. Doctors removed the bullet but Deputy Belanger remained under a doctor’s care and was confined to a wheelchair until succumbing to the wound on February 6th. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


Officer David Sherrard, 37

Richardson Texas Police Department

February 7, 2018 – Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at an apartment complex. Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Officer Sherrard was shot in the neck as he entered the apartment to search for the suspect.

Officer Sherrard is survived by his wife and two daughters.


Reserve Officer Jarate Condit, 23

Asher Oklahoma Police Department

February 6, 2018 – Reserve Officer Jarate Condit was killed in a vehicle crash while on his way to department training. He is survived by his child and parents.

 

 


 

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm, 32

Adams County Colorado Sheriff’s Office

January 24, 2018 – Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a man wanted for assault. He survived by his wife and family.

 

 


 

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Detective Michael Doty, 37

York County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office

January 17, 2018 – Detective Michael Doty was shot and killed by ambush as he responded to a domestic violence call. The shooter wounded several other officers during the incident. He also fired at and struck a police helicopter.

 

 


Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill, 45

United States Marshals Service

January 18, 2018 – Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill was shot and killed while serving a warrant on a subject for making terroristic threats. As he and other members of a fugitive task force were making the arrest, a male suspect inside the home opened fire and struck Deputy Marshal Hill and two other officers.

Deputy Marshal Hill is survived by his wife and two children.

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Deputy Sheriff Daniel McCartney, 34

Pierce County Washington Sheriff’s Department

January 8, 2018 – Deputy Daniel McCartney was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a burglary suspect. He is survived by his wife and three sons.

 

 


Officer Chris Beaudion, 26

Monroe Louisiana Police Department

January 7, 2018 – Officer Chris Beaudion was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car left the highway and struck a tree. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.

 

 

 


Lieutenant Christopher Robateau, 49

Jersey City New Jersey Police Department

January 5, 2018 – Lieutenant Christopher Robateau was struck and killed by a motorist as he checked on the well-being of person who’d just been involved in a car crash. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Deputy Sheriff Zackari Parrish, 29

Douglas County Colorado Sheriff’s Office

December 31, 2017 – Deputy Zackari Parrish was shot and killed during an ambush-style attack after responding to a domestic disturbance call. The suspect fired over 100 rounds that also wounded three other deputies and two citizens. A SWAT team was called and entered the apartment. An officer with the entry team was wounded during a second round of gunfire from the suspect. The gunman was shot and killed during the exchange with police.

Deputy Parrish is survived by his wife and two children.


Trooper Michael J. Anson, 56

New York State Police

January 2, 2018 – Trooper Michael Anson succumbed to cancer he developed while assisting in the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center immediately following the 9/11 terrorist attack.

He is survived by his wife, three children, and brothers.

 

 

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Officer Donald Kimbrough, 71

Detroit Michigan Police Department

December 7, 2017 – Officer Donald Kimbrough succumbed to complications due to gunshot wounds he suffered in 1972 while confronting suspects involved in an armed robbery. He is survived by his son.


Officer Andrew Camilleri, 33

California Highway Patrol

December 24, 2017 – Officer Andrew Camilleri was killed when a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed struck the rear of his parked patrol car. He is survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, parents, brother, and sister.

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen – 11/24/17

Trooper Damon Allen, 41

Texas Department of Public Safety

November 23, 2017 – Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. As he was walking back to his patrol car, the driver stepped out of his vehicle and opened fire with a rifle. The suspect was captured later after engaging in a shootout with other officers. He was shot once in the leg and bitten by a police K-9 during the apprehension.

Trooper Allen is survived by his wife and three children.


Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall, 50

Oakland County Michigan Sheriff’s Office

November 23, 2017 – Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall was struck and killed by a suspect who was attempting to evade police during a pursuit. Deputy Overall had deployed stop-sticks and was standing well off the roadway when the suspect intentionally drove off the highway to strike the deputy.


Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36

Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection

November 19, 2017 – Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was killed while he and his partner were on patrol. While details have not yet been confirmed, some officials believe the two agents were ambushed and bludgeoned, possibly with rocks or other similar items.

Agent Rogelio Martinez  is survived by his fiancee and son.


Officer Brian David Shaw, 25

New Kensington Pennsylvania Police Department

November 17, 2017 – Officer David Shaw was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. He is survived by his parents, brother, and grandmother.


Detective Sean Suiter, 43

Baltimore City Maryland Police Department

November 16, 2017 – Detective Sean Suiter was shot and killed while attempting to interview a suspect during a homicide investigation. During the encounter, a scuffle ensued and the suspect managed to gain control of Detective Suiter’s service weapon and used it to shoot him in the head.

Detective Suiter is survived by his wife and five children.


Officer Jaimie Cox, 30

Rockford Illinois Police Department

November, 5, 2017 – Officer Jaime Cox was killed during a traffic stop when the driver attempted to flee, dragging Officer Cox for two blocks before crashing. Officer Cox was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


Senior Trooper Thomas Patrick Nipper, 63

Texas Highway Patrol

November 4, 2017 – Trooper Tom Nipper was killed in a vehicle crash while conducting a traffic stop. He was seated in his patrol car when another vehicle struck his from the rear. He is survived by his wife and three children.


Deputy Sheriff James Martin Wallace, 61

Richmond County Georgia Sheriff’s Office

November 2, 2017 – Deputy James Wallace suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the department’s annual physical fitness assessment.


Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49

North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Division of Prisons

October 30, 2017 – Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, along with two other prison employees, were killed during an escape attempt by prisoners. During the attempt, inmates used hammers and scissors to attack and kill responding officers.

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen – 10/27/17

Officer Marcus Anthony McNeil, 29

New Orleans Louisiana Police Department

October 13, 2017 – Officer Marcus McNeil was shot and killed during a struggle with a suspect. He attempted to use his TASER to gain control of the offender but the man pulled a gun and began firing, striking and killing Officer McNeil.

Officer McNeil is survived by his wife and two children.


Officer Craig E. Lehner, 34

Buffalo New York Police Department

October 13, 2017 – As part of the agency’s Underwater Recovery Team, Officer Craig Lehner drowned during a training exercise in swift water currents. His safety cable broke and he failed to surface. His body was recovered on October 17 after an extensive search effort by several agencies.

Officer Lehner is survived by his mother and sister.


Officer Justin A. Leo, 31

GirardOhio Police Department

October 21, 2017 – Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance. As he approached the suspect, the man pulled a gun and began firing.

Officer Leo is survived by his parents, aunt, and other family members.


Sergeant Michael Shannon Robinson, 48

Christiana Care Health System, Delaware Department of Public Safety

October 12, 2017 – Sergeant Michael Robinson suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to deal with an unruly and combative patient.

Sergeant Robinson is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two brothers.


Trooper Daniel K. Rebman, 31

South Carolina Highway Patrol

October 24, 2017 – Trooper Daniel Rebman was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle.

Trooper Rebman is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and sister.

Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen – 9/15/17

Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani, 35

Puerto Rico Police Department

September 11, 2017 – Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani was shot and killed while attempting to stop an armed robbery in progress. Despite his wounds, Agent Medina-Mariani managed to return fire, wounding one of the robbers.

Agent Medina-Mariani is survived by his wife and two children.


Sergeant Joseph Ossman, 53

Florida Department of Corrections

September 10, 2017 – Sergeant Joseph Ossman was killed in an auto crash when his vehicle was struck head-on by a patrol car driven by Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges of the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office. Both were working in mandatory evacuation areas during Hurricane Irma, having been required to remain during the storm. Deputy Bridges was also killed in the crash.


Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges, 42

Hardee County Florida Sheriff’s Office

September 10, 2017 – Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges was killed in an auto crash when her patrol vehicle struck head-on, a car driven by Sergeant Joseph Ossman of the Florida Department of Corrections. Deputy Bridges was in the process of picking up supplies for a hurricane shelter when the crash occurred. She is survived by her eight-year-old son.


Officer William Mathews, 47

Wayzata Minnesota Police Department

September 8, 2017 – Officer William Mathews was struck and killed by a vehicle as he was removing debris from a highway. The driver of the vehicle was found to be under the influence of narcotics, and she was driving on a revoked license.

Officer Mathews is survived by his wife and seven-year-old son.