Sergeant Scott Lunger, 48
Hayward California Police Department
July 22, 2015 – Sergeant Scott Lunger conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling erratically. As he approached the vehicle an occupant inside opened fire, killing him.
Sergeant Lunger is survived by his two daughters.
Officer Vernell Brown, Jr., 47
New Orleans Louisiana Police Department
July 17, 2015 – Officer Vernell Brown, Jr. was struck by a passing vehicle while investigating a car fire. He was transported to a hospital where he remained in a coma until succumbing to his injuries.
Officer Brown is survived by his five children and fiancee.