You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Detective Kagan Dindar, 37
Clarksville Tennessee Police Department
October 24, 2014 – Detective Kagan Dindar suffered a heart attack while working a special assignment. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away several days later. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
Constable Robert Parker White
El Paso County Texas Constable’s Office – Precinct 1
November 1, 2014 – Constable Robert Parker White was killed during a violent struggle with a suspect. The altercation began when the man attacked the officer.
Deputy Sheriff Matthew Chism, 25
Cedar County Missouri Sheriff’s Office
November 2, 2014 – Deputy Matthew Chism was shot and killed by a suspect during a foot chase subsequent to a vehicle pursuit.
He is survived by his wife and child.
Deputy Sheriff Darrell Perritt, 42
Maury County Tennessee Sheriff’s Department
November 4, 2014 – Deputy Darrell Perritt was killed in a vehicle crash while in pursuit of a DUI suspect. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Investigator Holmes Smith
Clarendon County South Carolina Sheriff’s Department
November 5, 2014 – Investigator Holmes Smith was killed in a vehicle crash while conducting an auto theft investigation. He is survived by his wife and five children.
* Officer death by gunfire is up by a staggering 54% over this time last year. Overall, officer line-of-duty deaths are up 13%.