Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen
The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of these brave officers.
Officer Andrew Garton, 44
Hawthorne California Police Department
May 26, 2011 – Officer Andrew Garton was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral of a fellow police officer. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Officer Trevor Scott Phillips, 42
Tuscaloosa Alabama Police Department
May 21, 2011 – Officer Trevor Phillips was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral.
Trooper First Class Shaft S. Hunter, 39
Maryland State Police
Trooper Shaft Hunter was killed when his patrol car collided with the back of a tractor trailer during the pursuit of a fleeing motorcyclist.He is survived by his wife and six children.
I remember reading here last week or the week before about another officer killed while working escort duty. I never thought of that as dangerous duty.
Wow, all motorcycle-related deaths. 🙁