Officer Joseph Fulton, 45
Kosciusko Mississippi Police Department
On November 8, 2009, Officer Joseph Fulton suffered a fatal heart attack during a high speed pursuit. Fellow officers attempted CPR, but their efforts were not successful. Officer Fulton is survived by his wife and three children.
Funeral procession for Officer Fulton
Sergeant Jeffery B. Shaw, 40
Kosciusko Indiana County Sheriff’s Department
On November 12, 2009, Officer Jeffery Shaw was on routine patrol when the driver of a truck veered over the center line of the roadway. The truck struck Officer’s Shaw’s patrol car causing both vehicles to burst into flames. Officer Shaw was pronounced dead at the hospital. He is survived by his wife, a seven-year-old daughter and a nine-year-old son.
Sgt Shaw’s patrol vehicle after the crash.
The straight truck that caused the crash.
* Thanks to ODMP, Star Herald, and Wane.com