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.

Trooper Amanda Anna, 31

New York State Police

May 26, 2012 – Trooper Amanda Anna was killed when her patrol vehicle went of of control, struck a guardrail, and then overturned several times. She leaves behind her 4-year-old son, mother, and fiance.

Officer Jeremy Bitner, 39

Englewood Colorado Police Department

May 28, 2012 – Officer Jeremy Bittner was struck and killed by a drunk driver during a traffic stop.

Officer Bittner was standing on the side of of the roadway with a motorist when the drunk driver sideswiped the patrol car and then struck both Officer Bittner and the other driver, tossing them approximately 50 feet. The drunk driver then fled the scene but was followed by a citizen until police were able to make the arrest.

Officer Bittner leaves behind his wife and two children.

3 replies
  1. Mary Brookman
    Mary Brookman says:

    The raccoon evidently feels very comfortable with you and Denene. Thanks for sharing.

    So sorry about the deaths.

  2. sz
    sz says:

    Hats off to the person who followed that guy ! !

    LOVE the raccoon pictures. Such a cute lil guy, yet they are supposed to be mean

  3. GunDiva
    GunDiva says:

    My heart goes out to the families of the officers, thanks for doing this week in and week out, Lee.

    Maybe the upcoming week will be better and we’ll get to see pictures of your raccoon instead 🙂

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