Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


Deputy Sheriff Randy Hamson

Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department


Deputy Hamson was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at an accident scene on August 16, 2004 . He succumbed to his injuries on October 24, 2008. He is survived by his wife, three children, his parents, and two brothers.

Officer Shane Figueroa, 25

Phoenix Arizona Police Department


Officer Figueroa was killed in an automobile accident on October 25, 2008. He was responding to a call when the accident occurred. The driver of the truck that hit the officer’s patrol vehicle was wanted by police on four outstanding warrants.

Officer Figueroa leaves behind a wife and three-month-old daughter.

Lieutenant Frank Stecco, 42

Fairfax County Virginia Police Department


On October 21, 2008, Lt. Stecco drowned while participating in helicopter water rescue training. He is survived by his wife, three children, and mother.

* Thanks to ODMP