Officer Marcus Anthony McNeil, 29
New Orleans Louisiana Police Department
October 13, 2017 – Officer Marcus McNeil was shot and killed during a struggle with a suspect. He attempted to use his TASER to gain control of the offender but the man pulled a gun and began firing, striking and killing Officer McNeil.
Officer McNeil is survived by his wife and two children.
Officer Craig E. Lehner, 34
Buffalo New York Police Department
October 13, 2017 – As part of the agency’s Underwater Recovery Team, Officer Craig Lehner drowned during a training exercise in swift water currents. His safety cable broke and he failed to surface. His body was recovered on October 17 after an extensive search effort by several agencies.
Officer Lehner is survived by his mother and sister.
Officer Justin A. Leo, 31
GirardOhio Police Department
October 21, 2017 – Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance. As he approached the suspect, the man pulled a gun and began firing.
Officer Leo is survived by his parents, aunt, and other family members.
Sergeant Michael Shannon Robinson, 48
Christiana Care Health System, Delaware Department of Public Safety
October 12, 2017 – Sergeant Michael Robinson suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to deal with an unruly and combative patient.
Sergeant Robinson is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two brothers.
Trooper Daniel K. Rebman, 31
South Carolina Highway Patrol
October 24, 2017 – Trooper Daniel Rebman was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle.
Trooper Rebman is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and sister.