Archive of 2018 February

13Feb2018

Commander Paul Bauer

Commander Paul Bauer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a subject who had just run from other officers near the James R. Thompson Center, a state government office building. Other officers had attempted to conduct a subject stop on the man in connection with a shooting that had occurred several days earlier. The subject fled from the officers. Commander Bauer, who was in the area,

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13Feb2018

Police Officer Darren Weathers

Police Officer Darren Weathers was killed in a vehicle crash on Michigan Avenue, near Clark Avenue. He was participating in a surveillance training exercise when his vehicle collided with another before striking a utility pole. Officer Weathers was transported to Henry Ford Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Weathers was a U.S. military veteran and had served with the

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10Feb2018

Police Officer Anthony Morelli

Police Officer Anthony Morelli and Police Officer Eric Joering were shot and killed when they responded to a 911 hangup call in the 300 block of Crosswind Drive. Both officers were shot as they arrived at the scene of the call. Officer Joering died at the scene. Officer Morelli was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later. The subject was arrested at the

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10Feb2018

Police Officer Eric Joering

Police Officer Eric Joering and Police Officer Anthony Morelli were shot and killed when they responded to a 911 hangup call in the 300 block of Crosswind Drive. Both officers were shot as they arrived at the scene of the call. Officer Joering died at the scene. Officer Morelli was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later. The subject was arrested at the

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07Feb2018

Police Officer David Sherrard

Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at an apartment complex at 4250 East Renner Road. As officers arrived on scene they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound outside of the apartment. The officers were able to identify an apartment where the suspect was located. As they made entry into the apartment the man opened fire, striking Officer

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06Feb2018

Deputy Sheriff Steven Belanger

Deputy Sheriff Steve Belanger succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on December 10th, 1994, when he was ambushed while conducting a traffic stop in the 18400 block of La Guardia Street in Rowland Heights. He had recognized the driver of the vehicle as being wanted for a previous assault. As he searched the two occupants one of the man's friends rode up Deputy Belanger on a skateboard and shot

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06Feb2018

Reserve Officer Jarate Dewayne Condit

Reserve Officer Jarate Condit was killed in a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 177, south of State Highway 59, at approximately 5:30 pm. He was en route to mandatory training, in Shawnee, when his patrol car left the roadway and crashed into a concrete culvert as he attempted to pass another vehicle. The patrol car became engulfed in flames upon impact with the culvert. Officer Condit is

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05Feb2018

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was shot and killed while conducting an auto theft investigation in the area of Galley Road and N Murray Boulevard, in Colorado Springs, at approximately 4:00 pm. Several officers attempted to take a suspect into custody, but the man began to struggle and then opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Flick and wounding two other deputies, a Colorado Springs police

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