Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


The Graveyard Shift extends our condolences to the families of the officers who sacrificed everything to keep us safe.

Officer Jonathan Molina, 29

El Paso Texas Police Department

October 5, 2012 – Officer Jonathan Molina succumbed to injuries received—a fractured skull, internal head injuries, and facial wounds—when he was badly beaten while attempting to arrest three juveniles who were in the process of vandalizing a car.

Sergeant Paul Hernandez, 67

Texas Highway Patrol

October 4, 2012 – Sergeant Paul Hernandez suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical training. He is survived by his wife and son.

Trooper Andrew Fox

Virginia State Police

October 5, 2012 – Trooper Andrew Fox was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic leaving the Virginia State Fair. He is survived by his wife.

Officer Peter Kneeland, 62

Worcester Massachusetts Police Department

October 7, 2012 – Officer Peter Kneeland succumbed to injuries received when he was struck by a hit and run drunk driver in 1991. Officer Kneeland has been confined to a wheelchair, unable to speak or care for himself, since the accident. He remained in an institutional care facility until his passing this week. Officer Kneeland is survived by his brother and two sisters.


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