Sgt. Robert Deichman
Youngstown Ohio Police Department
Sergeant Deichman was killed on June 19, 2008 when his unmarked police car collided with a tractor-trailer truck. He leaves behind a wife, two daughters and his parents. Sgt. Deichman was a nine year veteran.
Trooper David Shawn Blanton, Jr.
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Trooper Blanton was shot and killed with his own weapon during a traffic stop on June 17, 2008. The suspect has been arrested and charge with capital murder. Trooper Blanton proudly served his department for two years. He leaves behind a wife and two-week old son.
Deputy Jose Antonio (Tony) Diaz
Yolo County California Sheriffs Department
Deputy Diaz was shot and killed during a traffic stop on June 15, 2008. The suspect fired at the officer, striking him in th shoulder area. Deputy Diaz had been wearing his vest, but the round penetrated it causing the fatal wound. The deputy was a ten year veteran. He leaves behind three children.