Archive of 2018 May

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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21May2018

Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard

Trooper Samuel Bullard was killed in a vehicle crash while involved in a pursuit on I-77, near mile marker 82 in Yadkin County, at approximately 11:00 pm. He and another trooper were conducting a drivers license checkpoint when a black BMW sped through and refused to stop. The troopers pursued the vehicle onto I-77. When the lead trooper no longer saw Trooper Bullard behind him, and could not

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17May2018

Police Officer E. Paul Morris

Police Officer Paul Morris was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 18, near Highway 35, at approximately 12:00 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree before becoming engulfed in flames. Officer Morris had served with the Raleigh Police Department for two years and previously served with the Reservoir Police

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15May2018

Police Officer Lance C. Whitaker

Police Officer Lance Whitaker was killed in a single-vehicle crash on northbound I-295, near Alta Drive, at approximately 4:30 am. He was responding to another accident scene on the interstate when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a

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09May2018

Deputy Inspector General Richard Hale

Deputy Inspector General Richard Hale was killed in a vehicle crash on FM 51, north of Decatur, Texas. He was returning to Gainesville, Texas, following a meeting with state prosecutors in Decatur. His department vehicle collided with an oncoming tractor-trailer. Deputy Inspector General Hale had served in law enforcement for 16 years. He had served with the Decatur Police Department before

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09May2018

Police Officer Alex Sable

Police Officer Alex Sable suffered died after suffering a heart attack during a SWAT training exercise at Community College of Baltimore County-Dundalk Campus in Dundalk, Maryland, on May 6th, 2018. He was participating in a SWAT school hosted by the Baltimore County Police Department. The participants were conducting a water rescue training exercise in a campus pool. As Officer Sable exited

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07May2018

Deputy Sheriff William J. Gentry, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff William Gentry succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous night while responding to an animal abuse call at a home in the 200 block of Baltimore Way in which a homeowner's cat had been fatally shot with a pellet gun. He and a deputy he was training had responded to the victim's home. During the investigation Deputy Gentry went to the suspect's home, a convicted felon

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