You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Deputy Sheriff Joseph James Dunn, 33
Cascade County Montana Sheriff’s Office
August 14, 2014 – Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was struck and killed by a vehicle that was being pursued by officers. The driver fled the scene but was eventually captured and taken into custody.
Deputy Dunn leaves behind his wife and and two children.
Sheriff Mark A. Hecker, 53
Butler County Nebraska Sheriff’s Office
August 12, 2014 – Sheriff Mark Hecker suffered a fatal heart attack after struggling with a subject he was attempting to take into emergency protective custody.
Sheriff Hecker leaves behind his six children, five grandchildren, and two brothers.
Lieutenant Patrick Libertone
Los Angeles County California Sheriff’s Department
August 12, 2014 – Lieutenant Patrick Libertone suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting a traffic stop. He leaves behind his wife and four children.