The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of each of these brave officers.
Lieutenant Cliff Rouse, 39
Dougherty County Georgia Police Department
December 23, 2010 – Lieutenant Cliff Rouse was shot and killed after responding to an armed robbery at a convenience store. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Officer Ann O’Donnell, 24
University of Houston (Texas) Police Department
December 24, 2010 – Officer Ann O’Donnell was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a robbery-in-progress call. She is survived by her parents and sister.
Deputy Sheriff Michael Ray Schaefer, 55
Uvalde County Texas Sheriff’s Department
December 25, 2010 – Deputy Michael Schaefer suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a criminal suspect.
Officer John Maguire, 60
Woburn Massachusetts Police Department
December 26, 2010 – Officer John Maguire was shot and killed after responding to a robbery in progress. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Trooper First Class Chadwick T. LeCroy, 38
Georgia State Patrol
December 27, 2010 – Trooper First Class Chadwick T. LeCroy was shot and killed after a brief vehicle pursuit. Trooper LeCroy is survived by his wife and two sons.
Officer Jillian Michelle Smith, 24
Arlington Texas Police Department
December 28, 2010 – Officer Jillian Smith was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance.
*As of this posting there have been 162 line of duty deaths in 2010.
Thanks to ODMP