Archive of 2015 November

28Nov2015

Police Officer Lloyd E. Reed, Jr.

Police Officer Lloyd Reed was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home at 131 Ligonier Street, in New Florence. He was fatally shot by the subject as he arrived at the location. Despite being wounded, Officer Reed was able to return fire and wounded the subject. The man fled the scene but was arrested by members of the Pennsylvania State Police approximately

Read More
27Nov2015

Police Officer Garrett Preston Russell Swasey

Police Officer Garrett Swasey was shot and killed while responding to an active shooter at a medical facility at 3480 Centennial Boulevard shortly after 11:30 am. A subject armed with a rifle had entered the facility and opened fire on employees and patients before barricading himself inside. Officer Swasey was among the initial responders and was fatally shot at the scene along with two

Read More
23Nov2015

Police Officer Ryan P. Copeland

Police Officer Ryan Copeland was killed in a vehicle collision on County Highway N, near Bublitz Road in the town of Albion, at approximately 12:30 pm. He was just beginning his shift and was traveling westbound when a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources pickup truck crossed the center line and struck his patrol car head-on. Officer Copeland succumbed to his injuries at the scene. It

Read More
20Nov2015

Special investigator Diane DiGiacomo

Special Investigator Diane DiGiacomo died as the result of cancer that developed following prolonged exposure to toxic materials while conducting search and rescue operations after the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11th, 2001. Investigator DiGiacomo and other agents from the ASPCA's Humane Law Enforcement division were assigned to search for abandoned animals in homes and

Read More
19Nov2015

Corporal William Solomon

Corporal William Solomon succumbed to injuries sustained on March 2nd, 2015, when he was struck by a drunk driver at the Garden City Terminal in Savannah, Georgia. Corporal Solomon was directing traffic at the facility when he was struck by a tractor trailer driven by a drunk driver. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He remained in a coma until passing away from

Read More
18Nov2015

Police Officer Ricardo Galvez

Police Officer Ricky Galvez was shot and killed from ambush while he sat in his vehicle in the Downey Police Department's parking lot at approximately 11:00 pm. Officer Galvez was preparing to go off duty when he was approached by two subjects who opened fire on him. Another officer who was nearby heard the shots and pursued the subjects into the neighboring city of Montbello, where they

Read More
15Nov2015

Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics

Trooper Jaimie Jursevics was struck and killed by a drunk driver while investigating a minor crash on I-25, near Tomah Road, in Douglas County. She was outside of her vehicle when she was struck by a car at approximately 8:50 pm. Trooper Jursevics succumbed to her injuries at the scene. The driver who struck her fled the scene but was arrested a short while later by members of the Palmer

Read More
10Nov2015

Chief of Police Darrell Lemond Allen

Chief of Police Darrell Allen succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 10 days earlier while struggling with a subject inside of a club at 301 East Avenue B in Temple, Texas. Chief Allen and another Marlin Police Department officer were working a secondary employment assignment at the club when Chief Allen attempted to arrest a subject for creating a disturbance at approximately 1:20 am. The man

Read More
07Nov2015

Police Officer Stacy L. Case

Police Officer Stacy Case was killed in a vehicle crash when her patrol collided with a University of South Carolina Police Department patrol car at the intersection of College Street and Park Street. She was responding to a call involving a suspected suicide call when the collision occurred at approximately 10:30 pm. She was transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where she succumbed

Read More
06Nov2015

Police Officer Daniel Ellis

Police Officer Daniel Ellis died two days after being shot while attempting to apprehend a robbery suspect. Officer Ellis and another officer responded to an apartment to search for an armed robbery suspect. While searching the apartment, the suspect opened fire, striking Officer Ellis in the head. The second officer returned fire, striking the suspect. Officer Ellis was taken to the

Read More