Patrolman James Bennett, Jr. 45
Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department
May 24, 2015 – Patrolman James Bennett, Jr. was shot and killed by ambush while seated inside his patrol car during an overtime detail at a construction site.
Officer Greg “Nigel” Benner, 49
Rio Rancho New Mexico Police Department
May 25, 2015 – Officer Greg “Nigel” Benner was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. He is survived by his wife, two children, and three stepchildren.
Sergeant Iris Smith, 53
Mississippi Department of Corrections
May 25, 2015 – Sergeant Iris Smith was killed when the prison van she was driving collided with a tractor trailer. She is survived by her daughter, mother, brother, and grandson.
Inspector Robert James Bowling, 50
North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau
May, 21, 2015 – Inspector Robert James Bowling was killed in a head-on crash with a cement mixer. He is survived by his wife.
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*Our thoughts and prayers are with the Oklahoma police officer who was shot in the head yesterday during a pursuit of three suspects in an SUV.
The three suspects have been captured after an extensive manhunt. During a search of the suspect vehicle, officers found body armor and assault rifles.