Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers

The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of these brave officers.

Officer Rogerio Morales, 27

Davie Florida Police Department

January 13, 2011 – Officer Rogerio Morales suffered a heart attack on January 10, 2011 while trying out for his department’s SWAT team. He passed away three days later. Officer Morales is survived by his wife.

Officer Christopher Matlosz, 27

Lakewood New Jersey Police Department

January 14, 2011 – Officer Christopher Matlosz stopped his patrol car to talk to a man who was walking on the side of the road. The man then pulled a handgun and shot Officer Matlosz three times, killing him. He is survived by his fiancee, mother, and brother.

Officer Kevin P. Marceau, 47

Dallas Texas Police Department

January 14, 2011 – Officer Kevin Marceau succumbed to injuries he received after being struck by a car on November 13, 1996, while chasing a suspect on foot. Officer Marceau is survived by his son, his parents, and four siblings.

Officer Larry Nehasil, 48

Livonia Michigan Police Department

January 17, 2011 – Officer Larry Nehasil was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two violent hone invaders. He managed to return fire after being wounded, killing the man who’d shot him. Officer Nahasil is survived by his wife and two children.

Detective Roger Castillo

Miami-Dade Police Department

Detective Amanda Haworth

Miami-Dade Police Department

January 20, 2011 – Detective Roger Castillo and Detective Amanda Haworth were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect. A third detective was wounded during the shooting. The fourth detective on the scene shot and killed the suspect.

Detective Haworth, a 23-year veteran, is survived by her son.