Archive of 2015 December

29Dec2015

Police Officer Juan Feliciano

Police Officer Juan Feliciano suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting with bicycle inspections at the NYPD's Driver Training Facility at Floyd Bennett Field. Officer Feliciano loaded several department bicycles into a van at the 28th Precinct and transported them to a training and repair facility in Brooklyn. Once there he began to off-load the bicycles. As he was removing the bicycles

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28Dec2015

Lieutenant Luz M. Soto

Lieutenant Luz Soto, Commander Frank Román, and Agent Rosario Hernández de Hoyo were shot inside the Puerto Rico Police Department's Ponce regional headquarters by a disgruntled police officer. The officer had taken Lieutenant Soto, his supervisor, hostage. Commander Román and Agent Hernández de Hoyo engaged the subject in which they were both fatally wounded, along with Lieutenant Soto.

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28Dec2015

Commander Frank Roma’n

Commander Frank Román, Lieutenant Luz Soto, and Agent Rosario Hernández de Hoyo were shot inside the Puerto Rico Police Department's Ponce regional headquarters by a disgruntled police officer. The officer had taken Lieutenant Soto, his supervisor, hostage. Commander Román and Agent Hernández de Hoyo engaged the subject in which they were both fatally wounded, along with Lieutenant Soto.

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28Dec2015

Agent Rosario Hernandez de Hoyo

Agent Rosario Hernández de Hoyo, Lieutenant Luz Soto, and Commander Frank Román were shot inside the Puerto Rico Police Department's Ponce regional headquarters by a disgruntled police officer. The officer had taken Lieutenant Soto, his supervisor, hostage. Commander Román and Agent Hernández de Hoyo engaged the subject in which they were both fatally wounded, along with Lieutenant Soto.

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17Dec2015

Trooper Eli M. McCarson

Trooper Eli McCarson was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a domestic violence call. Trooper McCarson was responding to a domestic violence call and was traveling on Quinton-Alloway Road near Route 49. He was driving in heavy rain when he lost control of the patrol car and struck a utility pole. Trooper McCarson was taken to The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, where he

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12Dec2015

Police Officer Jesse Tarplin

Police Officer Jesse Tarplin was killed in a motorcycle crash while escorting a funeral procession during an off duty assignment at approximately 12:45 pm. The procession was leaving the funeral home when Officer Tarplin's motorcycle collided with the back of a vehicle near the intersection of Utoy Springs Road and Fairburn Road SW. He was transported Grady Memorial Hospital where he succumbed

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10Dec2015

Police Officer Noah Leotta

Police Officer Noah Leotta succumbed to injuries sustained on December 3rd, 2015, when he was struck by a drunk driver near the intersection of Rockville Pike and Edmonston Drive. He was conducting a traffic stop on Rockville Pike at approximately 9:45 pm while working a special assignment on the agency's Holiday Alcohol Task Force. He had contacted the driver and was getting back into his

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