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.

Agent Mayra Ramirez-Barreto, 52

Puerto Rico Department of Corrections

Eliezer Colon-Claussells

Puerto Rico Department Of Corrections

January 10, 2013 – Correctional Officers Mayra Rameriz-Barreto and Eliezer Colon-Claussells were both killed in an automobile crash while en route to extradite three prisoners. A vehicle crossed the center line and struck the officers’ van head on.

Officer Kevin A. Tonn, 35

Galt California Police Department

January 15, 2013 – Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed as he approached to question a suspect at the scene of a burglary. The shooter then fired at other officers before finally finally turning the gun on himself to commit suicide.