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Maylon Thompson Bishop Jr.
Guntersville, Alabama
January 1, 2010

Age 63
Tommy died from injuries of a gunshot wound that he received two decades ago in a domestic call. The shooting caused him to be paralyzed. He was an officer for five years.
Picture of Maylon

 

 

 John Bernard

Grant County, Washington

January 3, 2010

Age 52

John was killed when he lost control of his car and it rolled. He was a Deputy Sheriff for four years and previously in Corrections. John leaves behind his wife and two sons. Note: One of Johns sons is also a Deputy.
Picture of John

 

 

Stanley W. Cooper

Las Vegas, Nevada

January 4, 2010

Age 72

Stan was shot and killed when a suspect started shooting people at the Federal Building. Eighty one rounds were exchanged. Stan was a 26-year veteran of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department before becoming a federal court security officer in 1994. Stan leaves behind his wife and family.

Pictures of Stanley


 

Josie Greathouse Fox

Millard County, Utah

January 5, 2010

Age 38

Josie was shot and killed by an illegal immigrant that was wanted in a car theft. She was a Deputy with the agency for five years. Josie leaves behind her husband and two children.
Pictures of Josie

 

 

James J. Szuba

Mishawaka, Indiana

January 9, 2010

Age 42

James was killed in a pursuit when his car was struck by a drunk driver that was being chased by an officer. James K9 partner Ricky was also killed. James was a Corporal with the department for eight years. He leaves behind his wife, son, daughter, two brothers, two sisters and his mother. Note: James brother is also a Sergeant and his father was a retired South Bend officer.
Picture of James

 

 

Alfred "Shorty Red" Celestain
New Orleans, Louisiana
January 11, 2010
Age 54
Alfred died after going into a coma. He was hit by a drunk driver two days prior while en-route to a call. He was an officer with the department for twenty one years. Alfred leaves behind his wife, three children and parents.
Pictures of Alfred

 

 

Duane Dalton

Moss Bluff, Louisiana

January 12, 2010

Age 39

Duane was killed was killed when another car hit him and he went into a ditch. He was a Trooper for fifteen years. Duane leaves behind his wife and three sons.
Pictures of Duane

 

 

Craig Story

Arlington, Texas

January 13, 2010

Age 34

Craig was killed when his motorcycle ran into the side of a school bus and started on fire. He was a police officer for seven years. Craig leaves behind his pregnant wife and young son.
Pictures of Craig

 

 

Paul G. Richey

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

January 13, 2010

Age 40

Paul was shot and killed when he arrived at a domestic disturbance call. He was a Trooper with the agency for sixteen years. Paul leaves behind his wife, daughter and one son.

Picture of Paul


 

Chad Reed

Dixie County, Florida

January 14, 2010

Age 33

Chad was shot and killed during a shootout at a gas station trying to apprehend  a man who had shot four women, killing two of them. He was a Captain with the Sheriffs office for thirteen years. Chad leaves behind his wife and two children.

Picture of Chad


 

James Louis Anderson

St. Johns County, Florida

January 14, 2010

Age 44

James was killed when a driver driving in the wrong lane hit his car head on. James was a Deputy with the agency for two years and previously with Putnam County agency for three years. James leaves behind his wife and four children.

Picture of James


 

Christopher Milito

Delaware River Port Authority, New Jersey

January 16, 2010

Age 40

Christopher was killed when he was hit by a car on a bridge while working on an accident.  Christopher was a Corporal for sixteen years.

Picture of Christopher

 

 

Jill E. Farrar Mattice

Morris, New York

January 20, 2010

Age 31

Jill was killed when her car hit a tractor trailer as she was leaving the school where she was a school resource officer. She was a Trooper with the State Police for seven years.

Pictures of Jill

 

 

Carl Worley

Ross Township, Ohio

January 26, 2010

Age 57

Carl died of a heart attack while sitting in his car and assisting in tracking down a suspect. He was the Chief of Police for thirteen years. Carl leaves behind his wife.
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Eric Lewis Shuhandler

Gilbert, Arizona

January 28, 2010

Age 42

Eric was shot in the head and killed when he approached a car while attempting to talk to the occupants. He was a Lieutenant with the police department for sixteen years and in law enforcement for twenty two years. Eric leaves behind his wife, two daughters, sister and parents.
Picture of Eric
 

 

 

 

Jerry Crabtree

Franklin County. Tennessee

January 29, 2010

Age 76

Jerry was killed when his car struck another car. He was an Investigator with the Sheriff Department for two years and in law enforcement for fifty four years. Jerry leaves behind his wife, a daughter and a son. Note: Jerry's son is a police officer in Alabama.
Picture of Eric
 

 

 

Frank Glover

Moncks Corner, South Carolina

January 29, 2010

Age 61

Frank died of a heart attack while sitting in his car shortly after apprehending a suspect. He was an Agent with the PSA for thirty eight years. Frank leaves behind his two daughters.

 

 

Leonard Wall

Jefferson County, Arkansas

January 31, 2010

Age 58

Leonard was killed when three teenagers assaulted him, stealing his keys and taking off in a stolen car. He was a juvenile detention officer.

 

 

Andrew C. Baldridge

Columbus, Ohio

February 4, 2010

Age 25

Andrew was killed in a car accident on the way to assist another officer. He was a Trooper and had just graduated a month prior.


Ellane Aimiuwu
Springfield, Illinois
February 7, 2010
Age 57
Ellane was killed in a four car pile up on the interstate when another car lost control landing on top of the car he was in. He was a Senior Parole agent for the Department of Corrections. Ellane was with the agency for twelve years and leaves behind two children.


William Frederick Schuck III
Oconee County, South Carolina
February 7, 2010
Age 26
Frederick was killed when he got stuck between his car and a tree on a dirt road. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the agency. Frederick leaves behind his pregnant wife.


Jeremy McLaren
Spring Hill, Tennessee
February 7, 2010
Age 28
Jeremy died from injuries he received a few days prior in a car accident when a vehicle ran a red light hitting his car. He was a Corporal with the department for three and a half years. Jeremy leaves behind his wife, parents and four brothers and sisters.


Timothy Joel Bergeron
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
February 7, 2010
Age 49
Joel was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a car that was trying to go around a float during Mardi Gras. He was a Captain with the Sheriff's Office for twenty five years. Timothy leaves behind his wife and five children.


Don McCutcheon
Clark County, Missouri
February 8, 2010
Age 36
Don died of a heart attack after shoveling snow off the front steps of the agencies building. He was a Deputy with the agency for a year and previously with Memphis department. Don leaves behind three children.


David T. Zolendziewski
Holyoke, Massachusetts
February 11, 2010
Age 53
David died from injuries he received a month after hitting a tree after losing control of his car in bad weather. He was an officer with the department for twenty three years. David leaves behind his wife and three sons.


Davy Wayne Crawford
Carroll County, Georgia
February 12, 2010
Age 55
Davy was killed when his car went into a creek during bad weather and he drowned. He was a Deputy with the agency for twenty nine years.


Robert Heinle
Missoula, Montana
February 12, 2010
Age 47
Robert died from gunshot wounds he received eleven years earlier during an assist at a bank. He was with the department for seven years. Robert leaves behind his wife.


Michael Vogt
Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
February 15, 2010
Age 56
Michael was shot and killed when he came across a man on a dirt road drinking a beer and asked the man for his I.D. He didn't even get a chance to get out of his car. Michael was a Lieutenant and in law enforcement for thirty years. Fourteen years with current department and previously with Union City. Michael leaves behind his parents, wife, four children, five grandchildren, and three brothers.


Kevin B. Wilkins
Atlantic City, New Jersey
February 18, 2010
Age 31
Kevin accidentally shot himself in the face while trying to put a rubber grip on his gun. He had one in the chamber and forgot to remove it. Kevin was an officer with the agency for two years. Kevin leaves behind his father, three siblings and his girl friend.


Matthew Howell Clayton
Florence, South Carolina
February 19, 2010
Age 29
Matthew was gunned down in his own home. He was an officer with the department for three years. Matthew leaves behind his young daughter and his loving parents and sister. Note: you can see a video a friend of Matthews made for him here: In Loving Memory of Matthew Clayton
Pictures of Matthew


Alan Haymaker
Chicago, Illinois
February 22, 2010
Age 56
Alan was killed when he lost control of his car and struck a tree. He was a Sergeant with the department for twenty one years.


Joel Wahlenmaier
Fresno, California
February 25, 2010
Age 48
Joel was shot and killed while trying to serve a warrant. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the agency for twelve years. Joel leaves behind his wife, a son, a daughter and his parents.


Ken Collier
San Diego, California
February 28, 2010
Age 39
Ken was killed when he lost control of his car in pursuit of a car driving the wrong way down the street. He was a Deputy with the agency for nine years. Ken leaves behind his fiance and two siblings.


Javier Bejar
Reedley, California
March 1, 2010
Age 28
Javier was shot and killed when he answered a call of an officer down when Joel Wahlenmaier was killed while assisting on a warrant. Javier died four days after being shot. He was an officer with the department for five years. Javier leaves behind his wife.


Christopher Arby Upton
Jasper County, Georgia
March 5, 2010
Age 37
Chris was shot and killed by a hunter that mistook him for a coyote. Chris was an officer for the Forest Service for four years. Chris leaves behind his wife and four year old daughter.


J.R. Searcy
Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
March 6, 2010
Age 33
J.R. was answering a call to an assault and when he approached the suspect he was shot twice. He died a few days later from his injuries. J.R. was a Corporal with the Sheriff's office for eight years. J.R. leaves behind his wife and two children.


James Bonneau
Jackson, Michigan
March 9, 2010
Age 26
James was shot and killed when he answered the call to a domestic dispute. He was an officer with the department for two years. James leaves behind his parents and his siblings.


Thomas P. Jensen
Prince George, Maryland
March 9, 2010
Age 27
Tom died from injuries he received when he lost control of his car and hit a pole while answering the call to a burglary. He was a Corporal with the department for 6 years. Tom leaves behind his wife and his parents.


Thomas Patton II
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
March 13, 2010
Age 30
Thomas died from a heart attack while in pursuit of a suspect. He was an officer with the department for seven years. Thomas leaves behind his fiance and infant daughter.


James Kerstetter
Elyria, Ohio
March 15, 2010
Age 43
James was shot and killed when he answered the call to a man exposing himself to a child. He was an patrolman with the department for fifteen years and previously with Lorain County Sheriff Office. James leaves behind his wife and three daughters.


Brian Walsh
Federal Way, Washington
March 21, 2010
Age 34
Brian was found dead of a heart attack in his car. He was an officer with the department for eight years. Brian leaves behind his pregnant wife and two children.


Kenneth Betancourt
Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
March 23, 2010
Age 29
Ken was shot and killed when he tried to confront three armed men jump a fence at the facility he was working at. He was a Ranger with the Dept of Natural and Environmental Resources. Ken leaves behind two children.


Félix Rodriguez
Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
March 23, 2010
Age 31
Félix was shot and killed when he tried to confront three armed men jump a fence at the facility he was working at. He was a Ranger with the Dept of Natural and Environmental Resources.


Timothy Joseph Zurovetz
Forest Hill, Texas
March 24, 2010
Age 54
Tim died from injuries he received back in 1981 when his car hit a pole while he tried to avoid another car. He ha been in a com and paralyzed since that day. He was an officer with the department and previously with Tarrant County Sheriff Office. Tim leaves behind his mother and daughter.


David Haynes
St. Louis, Missouri
March 24, 2010
Age 27
David was killed in a car accident while chasing a burglar. He was an officer with the department for one year. David leaves behind his wife.


Kevin Cusack
Blythewood, South Carolina
March 27, 2010
Age 45
Kevin was killed when he lost control of his car. He was a Corporal with the Highway Patrol for twenty one years. Kevin leaves behind three children.


Hector Ismael Ayala
Montgomery County, Maryland
April 4, 2010
Age 31
Hector was killed when his car left the road and hit a tree. He was a Sergeant with the department for seven years. Hector leaves behind his pregnant wife and a son.


Chad Pritchard
Overton County, Tennessee
April 6, 2010
Age 25
Chad was killed when he fell into a sink hole while investigating a murder at a state park. He was a Deputy with the agency for two months. Chad leaves behind his wife and his parents.


John W. Brown
Calhoun County, Texas
April 10, 2010
Age 63
John was a Constable and he died from a heart attack while he was trying to arrest a suspect.


Jacob Rene Rayos
Reeves County, Texas
April 11, 2010
Age 32
Jacob was killed when he lost control of his car and it rolled several times. He was a Deputy with the agency.


Ian Michael Deutch
Nye County, Nevada
April 26, 2010
Age 27
Ian was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic dispute at a casino. It was his second day back from being deployed overseas. Ian was a Deputy with the agency for six years.


Kory Dahlvig
Vilas County, Wisconsin
April 26, 2010
Age 29
Kory was killed when his car ran into the back of a dumptruck while he was enroute to an assist. He was a Deputy with the agency for two years and previously with Lac du Flambeau Tribal agency for four years.


Rodney Holder
Abilene, Texas
April 29, 2010
Age 50
Rodney was killed when another car hit his motorcycle while he was trying to stop a speeder. Rodney leaves behind his wife, son and a daughter.


Cameron Glover
Santa Clarita, California
April 29, 2010
Age 27
Cameron was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed, he was off duty at the time. He was a Deputy with the Sheriff's Department for four years. Cameron leaves behind his wife who is pregnant with twins and a young child.


Bryan J. Durman
Lexington, Kentucky
April 29, 2010
Age 27
Bryan was killed when he was struck by an SUV. He was investigating a noise disturbance at the time. Bryan was an officer with the department for almost three years.


Franco Aguilar
Sevier County, Utah
April 29, 2010
Age 36
Franco was killed when he fell from a bridge when an SUV lost control in the snow and crashed into another car that had crashed and Franco was investigating the accident. He was a Sergeant with the Sheriff's office. Note: It was also Franco's birthday.


Joseph Bergeron
Maplewood, Minnesota
May 1, 2010
Age 49
Joseph was shot and killed when he attempted to stop two men involved in a carjacking. He was a Sergeant with the department for twenty six years. Joseph leaves behind his wife and twin daughters.


Brian Huff
Detroit Michigan
May 3, 2010
Age 42
Brian was shot and killed when he responded to gunshots at a vacant home. He was an officer with the department for twelve years. Brian leaves behind his wife and a ten year old son.


Danny Benavides
Sacramento, California
May 7, 2010
Age 39
Danny was killed when the airplane he was flying crashed while he was doing speed detail. He was a Pilot Officer for CHP for thirteen years. Danny leaves behind his wife and a daughter.


Brian Lamar Mahaffey
Rockdale County, Georgia
May 7, 1982
May 8, 2010
Age 28
Brian was shot and killed when he attempting to clear a house for a warrant on a suspect wanted for rape, assault and kidnapping. The suspect was in a closet and opened fire on Brian when he opened the door. Brian was a Deputy Sheriff with the agency for five years. He leaves behind his wife and two children. Note: Brian had celebrated his birthday the day before.


Tauveve Vivao
Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
May 11, 2010
Age 42
Tauveve died of a heart attack while doing training exercises. he was with the Marine Corps Base department for two years. Tauveve leaves behind his wife and eight children.


Patrick Ambroise
Tallahassee, Florida
May 15, 2010
Age 35
Patrick was killed when his car was hit from behind and started on fire, trapping him inside it, while he was on the shoulder of the road. He was a Trooper for four years. Patrick leaves behind his mother, wife, two daughters and five brothers and sisters.


Eydelmen Mani
Houston, Texas
May 18, 2010
Age 30
Eydelmen was killed when he lost control of his car and it hit a guardrail and turned over. He was an officer with the department for seven years. Eydelmen leaves behind his wife and a three year old son.


Bill Evans
West Memphis, Arkansas
May 20, 2010
Age 38
Bill was shot and killed when he attempted to stop a van on a traffic stop.


Brandon Paudert
West Memphis, Arkansas
May 20, 2010
Age 39
Brandon was shot and killed when he attempted to stop a van on a traffic stop. Note: Brandon was the son of the Chief of Police.


Thomas Wortham IV
Chicago, Illinois
May 20, 2010
Age 30
Thomas was shot in the head and killed when he was riding his motorcycle. He had just finished having dinner with his family when he was approached by several men who tried to rob him outside his home. His father, a retired Sergeant attempted to help him, shooting two of the suspects. Thomas was with the department for three years.


Mark Van Doren
Border Patrol Brooks County, Texas
May 24, 2010
Age 40
Mark was killed when his car hit a bull and he lost control, left the road and hit a tree. He was an Agent with the Border Control for one and a half years. Mark leaves behind his parents, two brothers and three children.


Travis P. Murphy
Phoenix, Arizona
May 26, 2010
Age 29
Travis was shot ten times in the legs and lower body while trying to find a man that left a shots fired call. He was a police officer with the department for four and a half years. Travis leaves behind his wife, his new born son and his toddler daughter.


Marc Castellano
West Trenton, New Jersey
June 6, 2010
Age 29
Mark was killed when he was struck by a car while looking for a armed man that a woman lied to police about. He was a Trooper with the State Police for six years. Mark leaves behind his wife and two children.


Joshua Yazzie
Uintah County, Utah
June 7, 2010
Age 33
Joshua was killed when he lost control of his car and went off an embankment. He was ejected from his car. Joshua leaves behind his wife and two children.


Eddie Wotipka
Harris County, Texas
June 10, 2010
Age 51
Eddie died from drowning in a canal while trying to rescue his dog. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the agency for seventeen years. Eddie leaves behind his wife and two grown children.


Thomas P. Coleman
Sacramento, California
June 11, 2010
Age 33
Thomas was killed when his motorcycle hit a semi-truck as he was chasing a vehicle. He was an officer with the agency for seven years. Thomas leaves behind is mother, wife, son and daughter under the age of a year and his sister.


Wesley Brown
Pikesville, Maryland
June 11, 2010
Age 24
Wesley was shot and killed by a restaurant patron who deliberately came back to shoot him after he had been removed from the restaurant earlier in the evening. He was a Trooper with the State Police for three years. Wesley leaves behind his fiancé.


Michael Perry
White Plains, New York
June 12, 2010
Age 43
Michael died from a heart attack after he had chased a suspect, apprehended him and took him into custody. He was an officer with the department for seven years. Michael leaves behind his wife, twin sons, his parents, a sister and a brother.


Doug Weddleton
Attleboro, Massachusetts
June 18, 2010
Age 52
Doug was hit by a drunk driver and killed while he was standing at a car door of another drunk driver on the interstate. He was a Sergeant with the State Police for twenty eight years. Doug leaves behind his wife and four sons.


Caroline Green
Richmond, Virginia
June 19, 2010
Age 51
Caroline died from injuries when she was in a car accident and hit a wall. She was a Deputy for sixteen years.


Dean Ridings
Spotsylvania, Virginia
June 19, 2010
Age 52
Dean was killed in a boating accident when he was hit in the head and thrown overboard. He was a Deputy for six years. Dean leaves behind his wife, two sons and three grandchildren. His sons were also Deputies.


Craig Shaw
Lancaster, Texas
June 20, 2010
Age 37
Craig was shot and killed by the son of a Police Chief from another city who had just killed a man. He was an officer for five years. Craig leaves behind his wife and two children.


Phillip Ortiz
Los Angeles, California
June 22, 2010
Age 48
Phillip died from injuries he received when he was ticketing a motorists on the highway and another car hit him. He was an officer with the HP for twenty eight years. Phillip leaves behind his wife.


Melissa Powers
Monroe, Florida
June 22, 2010
Age 36
Melissa was killed in a car accident while trying to get to another Deputy that was not responding to dispatchers. She was a Deputy for four years. Melissa leaves behind her husband, a son and a daughter.


Richard Daniels
Twiggs, Georgia
June 22, 2010
Age 27
Richard was killed when his car hit a fallen tree. He was a Deputy for four years. Richard leaves behind his wife and baby daughter.


Carol Scruggs
Marshall County, Mississippi
June 25, 2010
Age 48
Carol was killed in a car accident when her car rolled and she was thrown from the car while trying to respond to a bank robbery. She was a Deputy with the agency for four years.


Luke D. Nihart
Tuttle Creek State Park, Kansas
June 26, 2010
Age 32
Luke was killed when his ATV rolled while covering a music festival. He was an officer with Game and Parks for eleven years. Luke leaves behind his wife and two children.


Justin McGrory
Barstow, California
June 27, 2010
Age 28
Justin was killed when he was hit by a drunk driver when he was doing a drunk driving test with another driver. He was an officer with CHP for three years. Justin leaves behind his pregnant wife and three children.


Brett Oswald
Paso Robles, California
June 27, 2010
Age 47
Brett was killed when he was struck by a car while he was investigating an accident of someone hitting a tree. He was and officer with CHP for twenty years. Brett leaves behind his wife.


David Curtis
Tampa, Florida
June 29, 2010
Age 31
David was shot and killed at a traffic stop when he stopped a car that had a suspect with a warrant occupying it. He was an officer with the department for four years. David leaves behind his wife and four sons.


Jeffrey Kocab
Tampa, Florida
June 29, 2010
Age 31
Jeffrey was shot and killed at a traffic stop when he stopped a car that had a suspect with a warrant occupying it. He was an officer with the department for one year. Jeffrey leaves behind his pregnant wife.


Thor Odin Soderberg
Chicago, Illinois
July 7, 2010
Age 43
Thor was shot in the head and killed by his own gun when a robbery suspect he was fighting with got a hold of it. He was an officer with the department for eleven years. Thor leaves behind his wife.


Orville Smith
Shelton, Connecticut
July 7, 2010
Age 64
Orville was killed when he was hit by a drunk driver while standing next to his car. He was a Sergeant with the department for thirty nine years. Orville leaves behind his wife.


Michael R. Bailey
Chicago, Illinois
July 18, 2010
Age 62
Michael was shot and killed when three suspects tried to steal his car from him outside of his home. He was one month from retiring. Michael was a Police Officer with the department for twenty years. Michael leaves behind his wife, two daughters, son and fourteen grandchildren.


David Lambert
Warren County, Mississippi
July 24, 2010
Age 38
David died from injuries he received a month later. He was going to a call to assist another officer when he lost control of his car and it flipped over. He was a Deputy with the agency and in law enforcement for fifteen years. David leaves behind his wife and three children.


Garry Welford
George County, Mississippi
July 21, 2010
Age 37
Garry was killed when a suspect trying to escape the police hit him while he was laying down spike strips. He was Sheriff for seven years and with the Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks for thirty years prior. Garry leaves behind his wife, two daughters, a son and seven grandchildren.


Liusila Brown
American Samoa
July 22, 2010
Age 44
Liusila was shot and killed by a family member of a defendant in the court house he was working security at. Liusila was a Detective Lieutenant and with the agency for nineteen years.


Samuel A. Smith
Franklin County, Kansas
July 23, 2010
Age 23
Samuel was killed when he lost control of his car and hit a tree while en-route to a domestic disturbance call. He was a Deputy with the agency for nine months.


Matthew Edwards
Taylor, Michigan
July 23, 2010
Age 31
Matthew was shot and killed while investigating a robbery. He was a Corporal with the department for six years. Matthew leaves behind his wife and two children.


Shawn Hess
Tazewell County, Virginia
July 23, 2010
Age 35
Shawn was killed when he lost control of his car and went down a ravine while en-route to back up an officer. He was a Deputy with the agency for seven years.


Carlos Ledesma
Chandler, Arizona
July 28, 2010
Age 34
Carlos was shot and killed while working an undercover drug bust. He was a Police Officer with the department for three years and previously with the Spirit Lake, Iowa Police Department. Carlos leaves behind his wife and two children.


John Willis
Greene County, North Carolina
July 28, 2010
Age 31
John was shot and killed while answering a call to a domestic disturbance call. He was a Deputy Sheriff and he was not wearing his vest. John leaves behind two children, a son and a daughter.


Timothy Charles Barnes
Raleigh, North Carolina
July 28, 2010
Age 38
Timothy died of a heart attack while doing physical training. He was an Inspector with the NCDMV License and Bureau for nine weeks and ten years with the Nash County Sheriffs Office.


Glen Agee
Jackson, Mississippi
August 6, 2010
Age 31
Glen was shot in the face twice and killed by a prisoner that had escaped his car and fled to the woods. Glen was a Patrolman with the department for two months.


William T. Bauer
Wyoming, Illinois
August 6, 2010
Age 36
Bill was killed when his car was struck by a person failed to yield at a stop sign. He was the Chief of Police and with the agency for eight years and with three other police departments five years prior. Bill leaves behind his wife, a daughter and two sons.


Christopher Dewey
Mahnomen, Minnesota
August 9, 2010
Age 26
Christopher was shot in the head and in the stomach in February when he answered a call to shots fired. He died at his home in August due to complications. He was a Deputy with the agency for six years. Christopher leaves behind his wife.


Jeremy J. Hubbard
Cowden, Illinois
August 10, 2010
Age 34
Jeremy was killed when he lost control of his car and it rolled over, ejecting him, while in pursuit of a person who stole gas at a gas station. He was a Police Officer with the department for four years. Jeremy leaves behind his wife and two young sons.


Paul Franklin Ludwig III
Clinton, Maryland
February 1, 1949
August 10, 2010
Paul died of cancer. He received 53 commendations in his career. He taught William Shatner how to work the streets in the early 80's preparing him for "TJ Hooker". Chuck Norris and the entire cast of Hill Street Blues. Paul leaves behind his wife of 42 years Linda, three sons, Mark, Paul IV and Eric and many grandchildren.
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Leonard Reed
Cedar Park, Texas
August 18, 2010
Age 41
Leonard was killed when his motorcycle hit a curb and he was thrown. He was an officer with the department for four years. Leonard leaves behind his wife and two children.


Brian Harris
Kane County, Utah
August 26, 2010
Age 41
Brian was shot and killed by a burglary suspect. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the agency for nineteen years. Brian leaves behind his wife and two daughters.


Paul Jeffrey Fricke
Hawk Point, Missouri
August 27, 2010
Paul was killed when he lost control of his car and hit an utility pole. He was part time Chief of Police and a full time Deputy with the agency.


Anthony Wallace
Hoonah, Alaska
August 28, 2010
Age 32
Anthony was shot and killed by a man he had arrested several times prior. He was with his mom who was going on a ride along with him. He was a Sergeant and with the department for four years. Anthony leaves behind his mom and his daughter.


Matthew Takuoka
Hoonah, Alaska
August 29, 2010
Age 39
Matthew was shot and killed by a man he had arrested several times prior. He was an officer with the department for one and a half years. Matthew leaves behind his wife, a son and a daughter.


Kenneth R. Hall
Middletown, Connecticut
September 2, 2010
Age 57
Ken died from injuries when his car was rammed into another car as he was sitting in it writing a ticket. He was a Trooper and with the agency for twenty two years. Ken leaves behind his wife and four children.


Michael V. Gallagher
U.S. Border Control, Casa Grande, Arizona
September 2, 2010
Age 32
Michael was killed when his car hit a car coming at him. He was a Border Agent for two years. Michael leaves behind his wife and two sons.


Kellie Pena
Amarillo, Texas
September 3, 2010
Age 34
Kellie died from complications of a heart attack after a struggle with an inmate. Kellie was a Correction Officer for seven years.


Dan Kromer
Taylor, Michigan
September 8, 2010
Age 54
Dan was killed when he was hit by a car while standing next to it as he was issuing a traffic ticket. Dan was a Lieutenant with the department for twenty years.


John Zykas
Otay Mesa Port of Entry, California
September 8, 2010
John died of a heart attack during a training program. He worked for the Office of Field Operations and legacy Customs Service for fifteen years. John leaves behind his wife and two sons.


William Crews
Sydney, Australia
September 8, 2010
Age 26
William was accidentally shot and killed in a drug raid. He was promoted to Detective Constable posthumously. His brother who is also a police officer, read the police ode.


Thomas Alexander
Rayville, Louisiana
September 11, 2010
Age 57
Thomas was shot and killed when he responded to a burglary. He was a Sergeant with the department for thirteen years and previously with Richland Parish for seven years. Thomas leaves behind his wife and two daughters.


Mark D. Barrett
Richmond, Virginia
September 14, 2010
Age 41
Mark was diving in training exercises, was struggling to breathe and expired when others tried to assist him. He was a Trooper for three years. Mark leaves behind his wife and two children.


Dan De Kraai
St. Joseph, Missouri
September 15, 2010
Age 35
Dan was shot and killed by a fellow officer during training exercises. The fellow officer thought he had exchanged his real gun for the training gun when he shot Dan in the back, as requested by Dan. He was an officer with the department for six years. Dan leaves behind his wife and a daughter.


David Ralph Slaton
Austin, Texas
September 20, 2010
Age 56
David was killed when he struck a cow on the road and then hit a semi while trying to maintain the car on the road. He was a Corporal with the agency for thirty six years. David leaves behind his wife and a son.


Mark A. Longway
Hillsborough County, Florida
September 21, 2010
Age 48
Mark was killed when his car struck a truck. He was a Deputy with the agency for six years. Mark leaves behind his wife, two children and grandchildren.


James E. Fowler III
Baltimore City, Maryland
September 27, 2010
Age 61
James was killed when he lost control of his car in bad weather. He was a Police Officer with the department for thirty four years. James leaves behind his wife and two children.


William Edward Phillips III
Greenfield, Indiana
September 30, 2010
William was killed in a hit and run while on bike patrol. He was an officer with the department for five years and previously with McCordsville PD. William leaves behind his wife and two sons.


Merrill Bruguier
Eagle Butte, South Dakota
October 9, 2010
Age 37
Merrill was killed in a single car crash. He was an officer with Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal for fourteen years. Merrill leaves behind his wife and young son.


Karl R. McDonough
El Paso, Texas
October 13, 2010
Karl was killed when his car hit a pole after being struck by a drunk driver. He was a Patrolman with the department for four years.


Shaun Lin
Washington, DC
October 13, 2010
Age 23
Shaun died during a training exercise while attempting to go from one boat to another on a ladder. He was with the Coast Guard for three years.


Joseph Schuengel
Jefferson City, Missouri
October 15, 2010
Age 47
Joe was killed when the helicopter he was flying malfunctioned. He was a Sergeant with the HP for seventeen years. Joe leaves behind his mother and three siblings.


Brian Stevenson
Baltimore, Maryland
October 16, 2010
Age 37
Brian was killed one hour before his 38th birthday when he was hit in the head with a brick during an argument about a parking space. He was out with family celebrating his birthday. Brian was a Detective with the department for eighteen years. Brian leaves behind his wife and three children.


Sean Drenth
Phoenix, Arizona
October 18, 2010
Age 35
Sean died from injuries of a gunshot wound. The reason and suspects are unknown. He was a Sergeant with the department for twelve years. Sean leaves behind his wife.


Tommy Portz
Baltimore, Maryland
October 20, 2010
Age 32
Tommy was killed when his car slammed into the back of a fire truck at high speed. He was an officer with the department for ten years. Tommy leaves behind his wife and three children.


Timothy Prunty
Shreveport, Louisiana
October 24, 2010
Age 44
Timothy was shot and killed when he was standing next to his car in a convenience store parking lot. He was a Sergeant with the department for nineteen years. Tim leaves behind his twin brother, who also works with the department.


Odell McDuffie Jr.
Liberty County, Texas
October 25, 2010
Age 43
Odell was killed when his car started on fire after he lost control of it and hit some trees. He was a Deputy with the agency for seventeen years. Odell leaves behind his wife and three daughters.


John Abraham
Teaneck, New Jersey
October 25, 2010
Age 37
John was killed when he lost control of his car and hit an utility pole. He was an officer with the department for seventeen years. John leaves behind his wife and a son.


George Green
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
October 26, 2010
Age 56
George died from injuries he received after being hit by a dump truck while trying to get on the highway. He was a Captain with the Highway Patrol and with the agency for thirty one years. George was a mere six months away from retirement.


Jose A. Cordova Montañez
San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
October 26, 2010
Jose was shot four times in the chest and killed when he attempted to stop a robbery. His gun was also stolen by the suspect. He was a Lieutenant with the department for thirty years and was one year from retiring. Jose leaves behind his wife, four children and grandchildren.


Christopher A. Wilson
San Diego, California
October 27, 2010
Christopher was shot and killed when he and several officers tried to enter an apartment. He was an officer with the department for seventeen years. Christopher leaves behind his son and a daughter.


Dean Miera
Albuquerque, New Mexico
October 29, 2010
Age 48
Dean was killed when his car crashed into two other cars. He was a Deputy with the Sheriffs Office for nine years. Dean leaves behind his wife, four children and two grandchildren.


Sergio Antillon
San Antonio, Texas
October 29, 2010
Age 25
Sergio had just completed his tour and stopped to help another driver. While waiting for another officer to appear at the scene a drunk driver hit Sergio, killing him. Sergio had just graduated from the academy seven weeks prior.


Paul Dittamo
Washington, DC
October 30, 2010
Age 32
Paul was killed when he lost control of his car and hit an utility pole. He was an officer with the department for a year and a half.


Ryan Bonaminio
Riverside, California
November 7, 2010
Age 28
Ryan was shot and killed in a foot pursuit with a suspect that stole a truck. He was an officer for eight years, four of those years were over in Iraq. Ryan leaves behind his parents and two siblings.


David Grove
Adams County, Pennsylvania
November 11, 2010
Age 31
David was shot and killed by a hunter that was poaching. He was a with the Wildlife Conservation for nine years.


Kevin Roberts
Green County, Georgia
November 14, 2010
Age 48
Kevin was shot and killed in his own home by a suspect he was investigating. He was a Chief Deputy and in law enforcement for twenty six years. Kevin leaves behind his wife, two children and his grandchildren.


Gary M. Chapin
Crawford County, Pennsylvania
November 15, 2010
Age 49
Gary was killed by an inmate that attacked him. He was a Corrections Officer for four years. Gary leaves behind his wife and children.


Jonathan McDonald
Post, Texas
November 15, 2010
Age 28
Jonathan was killed in a single car accident. Jonathan was a trooper with the agency and he leaves behind his wife and young child.


John H. Paskewicz
Maine, Department of Corrections
November 16, 2010
Age 58
John died of a heart attack during training exercises. He was a Corrections Officer for twenty years. Note: John's son is also a Corrections Officer and was on the scene trying assist to revive his father.


Dwayne Parks
Chicago, Illinois
November 23, 2010
Age 45
Dwayne died of a heart attack while being followed and harassed by juveniles. He was a police officer with the department for nineteen years. Dwayne leaves behind his wife and eleven children.


Patrick Sirois
Fort Hood, Texas
November 23, 2010
Age 50
Patrick was killed when he was struck by a car while standing on the side of the road assisting another motorist. When he saw the car approach he pushed the person he was helping out of the way and got pinned between the cars. Patrick was an officer with Fort Hood PD for nine years. He leaves behind his wife.


Sam Brownlee
Weld County, Colorado
November 23, 2010
Sam was shot and killed while in pursuit of a suspect crossing county borders. He was a Deputy with the agency for five years. Sam leaves behind his wife and four children.


Michael R. Flisk
Chicago, Illinois
November 26, 2010
Age 46
Michael was shot and killed while trying to process a burglary. He was an officer with the department for twenty years. Michael leaves behind his wife, daughter and three sons. Note: Michaels two sisters and one of his brothers are also police officers.


David J. DeLaittre
Gallatin County, Montana
December 1, 2010
Age 23, 2010
David was shot and killed during a traffic stop. He was a Trooper for two years. David leaves behind his parents.


DeWayne Crenshaw
Tippah County, Mississippi
December 3, 2010
Age 62
DeWayne was shot and killed when he answered a call to a domestic disturbance, He was a Deputy and in law enforcement for twelve years. DeWayne leaves behind his wife and two children. Note: One of DeWaynes sons also works for the agency.
 
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Brandon Coates

Orange County, Florida

December 8, 2010

Age 27

Brandon was shot and killed when he made a traffic stop. He was a Deputy with the agency for almost five years. Brandon leaves behind his wife who is also a Deputy with the agency.


Wesley Richard Whitmore Jr.
Polk County, Florida
December 12, 2010
Age 60
Wesley was killed when a person lost control of their vehicle and through a parking lot, striking Wesley as he was getting out of his car. He was a Sergeant with the agency for fifteen years. Wesley leaves behind his wife and children.


Brian A. Terry
U.S. Border Control, Arizona
December 15, 2010
Age 40
Brian was shot and killed while trying to approach suspects with guns. He was an Agent with the Border Control for four years and previously with Lincoln Park, MI PD. Brian leaves behind his parent and siblings.


James Lister
Tempe, Arizona
December 16, 2010
James died of a heart attack after having to intercede in a fight on ASU grounds. He had a career with thirty years in law enforcement.


Andrew J. Rameas
Harker Heights, Texas
December 20, 2010
Age 33
Andrew was killed when he hit the side of a car while driving his motorcycle in a funeral procession. He was an officer with the department for almost two years.


Cliff Rouse
Dougherty County, Georgia
December 23, 2010
Age 39
Cliff was shot and killed while responding to a robbery. He was a Lieutenant and with the department for eighteen years. Cliff leaves behind his wife and two children.


Ann O'Donnell
Houston, Texas
December 24, 2010
Age 24
Ann was killed when she lost control of her car and struck a tree on the way to an assault call. She was an officer with the University of Houston PD for one year. Ann leaves behind her parents and a sister.


Michael Ray Schaefer
Uvalde County, Texas
December 25, 2010
Age 55
Ray died from a heart attack while struggling with a teenager in a domestic call. He was a Deputy with the agency.


John Maguire
Woburn, Massachusetts
December 26, 2010
Age 60
John was shot four times when he responded to an armed robbery. He was an officer with the department for thirty four years. John leaves behind his wife and two children.


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