Archive of 2018 May

31May2018

Trooper First Class Walter Greene

Trooper First Class Walter Greene died from illnesses he contracted while inhaling toxic materials as he participated in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Trooper Greene and his canine, along with other members of the Connecticut State Police's search and rescue team, had responded to the World Trade Center

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30May2018

Sergeant Daniel Baker

Sergeant Daniel Baker was shot and killed while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle in the area of Sam Vineyard Road and Tidwell Switch Road. Dispatchers lost contact with Sergeant Baker after he arrived at the scene and other officers were sent to make contact with him. His vehicle was tracked by GPS and located several miles away by an officer from another agency. His body was

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26May2018

Special Agent in Charge David J. LeValley

Special Agent in Charge David LeValley died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to assist with search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center site immediately following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. He spent several weeks at the contaminated World Trade Center site. Special Agent LeValley had served with the FBI for 22 years and was assigned to the Atlanta

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25May2018

Police Officer Anthony Christie

Police Officer Anthony Christie was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer. He had responded to a head-on collision on I-16, near Dean Forest Road. He was assisting at the scene of the collision and was seated in his patrol car when it was struck by a tractor-trailer. Officer Christie was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Savannah Police Department for two

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24May2018

Chief of Detectives William Allee

Chief of Detectives William Allee died from illnesses he contracted while inhaling toxic materials as he participated in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Following the attack, Chief Allee went to Ground Zero and worked feverishly, inhaling a great deal of dust and debris. The experience left Allee with months

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24May2018

Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale

Senior Special Agent Paul "Scott" Ragsdale suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in control and arrest techniques training in Coppell, Texas. He suddenly collapsed during the training. He was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, in Grapevine, where he passed away. Special Agent Ragsdale had served with the ATF for 16 years and was assigned to the Dallas Field

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21May2018

Police Officer Ayrian Williams

Police Officer Ayrian Williams was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to assist another police officer at approximately 6:45 pm. She was traveling on the 1700 block of South 8th Street when another car pulled out in front of her. She attempted to avoid striking the car, but her patrol car entered a culvert and then went airborne, colliding with a tree. She was transported to St.

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21May2018

Sergeant Kent Swanson

Sergeant Kent Swanson suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a disturbance call at approximately 10:30 pm. Another officer on scene performed CPR until he was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Sergeant Swanson had served with the Shelley Police Department for 16

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21May2018

Police Officer Thomas Coulter

Police Officer Thomas Coulter suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting physical training in front of the Daytona Beach Police Department headquarters, on Valor Boulevard, on May 18th, 2018. He was participating in a team job with other newly hired police officers when he began to feel ill and collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where his condition worsened. He passed away

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21May2018

Police Officer Amy Caprio

Police Officer Amy Caprio was intentionally struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a juvenile burglary suspect in front of 7 Linwen Way in the Perry Hall area of Baltimore County. She had responded to calls about a burglary in progress in the neighborhood at approximately 2:00 pm and was given a description of a black Jeep Wrangler. As she arrived in the area she located the vehicle, which

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