Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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%.