Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.

Officer Rod Bradway, 41

Indianapolis Indiana Metropolitan Police Department

September 20, 2013 – Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute at an apartment complex. When he arrived at the address he heard cries for help coming from inside, so he entered and immediately came under fire. Officer Bradway managed to return fire and it was this final act that saved the life of the victim of the domestic violence.

Officer Bradway is survived by his wife and two children.

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rivera, 32

Broward County Florida Sheriff’s Office

September 21, 2013 – Deputy Daniel Rivera succumbed to injuries received ten days earlier in a single-vehicle auto crash. He is survived by his parents and siblings.

Officer Jon Coutchie, 42

Laguna Beach California Police Department

September 21, 2013 – Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle crash while searching for a speeding vehicle that had fled from other officers.