The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of these brave officers.
Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson, 33
Aiken South Carolina Department of Public Safety
December 21, 2011 – Officer Scotty Richardson was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle that was suspected of involvement in a crime. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Officer Arnulfo Crispin, 25
Lakeland Florida Police Department
December 21, 2011 – Officer Arnulfo Crispin was shot and killed while speaking with three suspicious suspects. While searching the three for weapons, another suspect approached from the rear and shot Officer Officer Crispin. The officer is survived by his brothers and sisters.
Officer Timothy Schock, 41
Chesapeake Virginia Police Department
December 20, 2011 – Officer Tim Schock died during a training dive in a local lake. Officers were unsuccessful in attempts to resuscitate him on the scene. Officer Schock is survived by one child and his fiancee.
Officer John David Dryer, 46
East Washington Borough Pennsylvania Police Department
December 19, 2011 – Officer John Dryer was shot and killed during a traffic stop. He is survived by his son and parents.
Deputy Sheriff Ronnie Smith, 49
Butts County Georgia Sheriff’s Office
December 17, 2011 – Deputy Sheriff Ronnie Smith was responding to a fight call when he lost control of his patrol car and crashed into a group of trees. He was killed in the crash. Deputy Smith is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Sergeant Michael Andrew Boehm
United States Department of the Interior
December 16, 2011 – Sergeant Michael Boehm suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a call involving a person who had jumped from a bridge. He is survived by his wife and son.