Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen
You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Police Officer III Nicholas Choung Lee, 40
Los Angeles Police Department
March 7, 2014 – Officer Nicholas Lee and an officer trainee were responding to a call when they crashed into a truck carrying a roll-off dumpster.
Officer Lee is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega, 36
Puerto Rico Police Department
March 10, 2014 – Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega was shot and killed during an undercover assignment where he was to purchase illegal weapons.
He is survived by his wife and child.
Officer Jason Crisp, 38
United States Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations
March 12, 2014 – Officer Jason Crisp and his canine, Maros, were shot and killed during a gun battle with a man wanted for committing two murders. The suspect took Officer Crisp’s service weapon and later used it in an exchange of gunfire with other officers. The suspect had already served time in prison for a previous murder.
Officer Crisp is survived by his wife and two children.