Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45

Virginia State Police

May 27, 2017 – Special Agent Michael Walter was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle in a high crime area of Richmond. When Agent Walter and other officers approached, a passenger opened fire, striking him in the head. He is survived by his wife, daughter and two sons.

Deputy Sheriff William Durr, 36

Lincoln County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office

May, 27, 2017 – Deputy William Durr was shot and killed after responding to a domestic violence call. The suspect killed seven other people before being captured while attempting suicide-by-cop.

Lieutenant Aaron Lloyd Crook, 32

Bluefield West Virginia Police Department

May 30, 2017 – Lieutenant Aaron Crook was killed in a vehicle crash while involved in a pursuit. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Deputy Sheriff Devon Hodges, 30

Anderson County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office

June 1, 2017 – Deputy Devon Hodges was killed in a boating accident during a joint marine patrol exercise with the Army Corps of Engineers. He is survived by his wife and children.