Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


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

Correctional Officer William Wright, 31

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

April 11, 2012 – Officer William Wright died as a result of a fall from metal staircase inside the Mountain View Correctional Institution. Immediately after the fall, he was transported to an area hospital and was released the next day. However, he died at his home a day later due to complications resulting from the injury. Officer Wright is survived by his fiancée, parents, sister, and grandmother.

Sergeant Maxwell Dorley, 42

Providence Rhode Island Police Department

April 19, 2012 – Sergeant Maxwell Dorley was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a call. As vehicles in front of Sgt. Dorley’s patrol car pulled over for the lights a siren, one driver, instead, turned left, causing Sgt. Dorley to swerve and strike a telephone pole. The pole broke and landed on the patrol car. Crews extricated the officer from his car and transported him to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Sgt. Dorley is survived by his wife and two children.