Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen
The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of these brave officers.
Officer Justin Sollohub
Anniston Alabama Police Department
August 25, 2011 – Officer Justin Sollohub was killed after engaging in a foot pursuit. The suspect rounded the corner of a building with Officer Sollohub close behind. As the officer rounded the same corner, he was shot in the head. The suspect was caught later in the day and has been charged with capital murder. Officer Sollohub is survived by his parents.
Constable Ross R. Potter, 81
Carter County Tennessee Sixth District Constable’s Office
August 19, 2011 – Two weeks earlier, Constable Ross Potter’s department vehicle left the roadway and crashed. He was flown to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Constable Potter is survived by four children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Officer Bart Child, 29
United States Department of Defense – Fort Huachuca Police Department
August 18, 2011 – Officer Bart Child died as he was completing a 1.5 mile run on the base’s track, a portion of the department’s physical agility test. He is survived by his wife and three children.
*2011 line of duty deaths – 118