The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of the officers who sacrificed everything to keep us safe.
Deputy Sheriff Christopher Schaub, 47
Broward County Florida Sheriff’s Office
9-26-12 – Deputy Christopher Schaub was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car at an intersection. He is survived by his son and daughter.
Sergeant Mary K. Ricard, 55
Colorado Department of Corrections
9-24-12 – Sergeant Mary Ricard was killed when she and another female officer were attacked in the prison kitchen during the preparation of the morning meal. Sergeant Ricard was stabbed in the neck by a convicted child rapist. The other officer received serious wounds during the attack, but survived.
Detective Sergeant James G. Hoopes III, 40
New Jersey State Police
9-12-12 – Detective Sergeant James G. Hoopes III suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department’s annual physical training exercises. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Officer Jason Edward Gresko, 32
Willoughby Ohio Police Department
9-21-12 – Officer Jason Gresko was killed in an automobile crash while responding to an emergency call. He is survived by his wife, a 2-year-old daughter, parents, three brothers, and a sister.