You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger, 34
Spotsylvania County Virginia Sheriff’s Office
April 28, 2014 – Deputy Bryan Berger suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical training exercises at the academy. He is survived by his wife and parents.
Trooper Gabriel Rich and Sergeant Scott Johnson
Alaska State Troopers
May 1, 2014 – Trooper Gabriel Rich and Sergeant Scott Johnson were shot and killed after entering a home to speak with a suspect regarding a complaint of the man brandishing a firearm.
Both troopers had previously appeared on the reality TV show “Alaska State Troopers.”
The suspect who killed the troopers shot them from behind, using a type of rifle sometimes referred to as an assault rifle.