You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Officer Alexander Thalmann, 22
New Bern North Carolina Police Department
March 31, 2014 – Officer Alexander Thalmann was shot in the face by a suspect he’d stopped to question. He succumbed to his injury three days later.
Officer David W. Smith, 43
Johnson City New York Police Department
March 31, 2014 – Officer David Smith was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call. He leaves behind his wife and one child.
Officer Gregg Maloney
Plymouth Massachusetts Police Department
April 1, 2014 – Officer Gregg Maloney was killed in a motorcycle crash while on patrol.
Deputy Sheriff Ernest T. Franklin, 58
Barren County Kentucky Sheriff’s Office
April 2, 2014 – Deputy Ernest Franklin was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car left the highway, struck an embankment, and then landed in a pond.