Deputy Martha Woods Shareef, 53
Lafourche Parrish Louisiana Sheriffs Department
Deputy Shareef passed away on August 20, 2008. She died as a result of the injuries she received from a vehicular assault while responding to an alarm at a local convenience store. Minutes after she arrived at the store, dispatchers heard Deputy Shareef scream over the radio. Shortly after the scream the store clerk used the officer’s radio to call for help, saying the officer had been hurt.
The suspect was later found hiding under a nearby house. He was arrested.
Deputy Shareef was a 15 year verteran.