Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers



Deputy Sheriff Bill Myers, 64

Okaloosa County Florida Sheriff’s Office

September 22, 2015 – Deputy Bill Myers was shot and killed while serving divorce papers on a subject. When he turned to walk away the suspect fired multiple rounds, striking Deputy Myers in the back and back of the head.


Trooper Nathan-Michael w. Smith, 27

Virginia State Police

September 21, 2015 – Trooper Nathan-Michael Smith was killed in a car crash while responding to assist another trooper who was performing CPR on a civilian victim of an auto crash.

Trooper Smith is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.


Officer Kevin Toatley, 35

DeKalb County Georgia Police Department

September 19, 2015 – Officer Kevin Toatley was killed when his patrol vehicle was struck head-on by a car traveling in the wrong direction. His patrol car burst into flames immediately after the crash occurred.


Trooper Kyle D. Young, 28

Vermont State Police

September 17, 2015 – Trooper Kyle Young suffered a fatal medical event while participating in tactical training exercises.

Trooper Young is survived by his two daughters and partner.