Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers



Officer Henry Nelson, 51

Sunset Louisiana Police Department

August 26, 2015 – Officer Henry Nelson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic call where a man had stabbed three women. Officer Nelson is survived by his daughter.


Trooper James M. Bava, 25

Missouri Highway Patrol

August 28, 2015 – Trooper James M. Bava was killed in a vehicle crash while initiating a traffic stop. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.


Trooper Chad Wolf, 38

Michigan State Police

August 28, 2015 – Trooper Chad Wolf was traveling on his department motorcycle when he was struck and killed by a vehicle pulling a trailer that changed lanes abruptly. Trooper Wolf was dragged for several miles before the driver pulled over. He is survived by his wife and four children.


Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth, 47

Harris County Texas Sheriff’s Office

August 28, 2015 – Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth was shot and killed from ambush while pumping gas into his patrol car. He is survived by his wife and two children.