Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers



Officer Daniel Webster, 47

Albuquerque New Mexico Police Department

October 29, 2015 – On October 21st, Officer Daniel Webster was shot in the face, chest, and arm by a suspect he was attempting to arrest. He succumbed to his wounds one week later. His killer had previously been convicted of manslaughter.

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Deputy Constable Jerry Radford, 69

Bell County Texas Constable’s Office – Precinct 3

October 28, 2015 – Deputy Constable Jerry Redford was killed in a vehicle crash while serving papers.


Detective Randolph Holder, 33

New York City Police Department

October 20, 2015 – Detective Randolph Holder was shot in the head and killed while in foot pursuit of an armed robbery suspect.

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Several police officers across the U.S. were shot this week. The four I know of were two officers in Tennessee who were shot by a robbery suspect, and two patrol officers shot during a traffic stop in Savannah, Ga. The two Savannah officers were assigned to a violent crimes task force whose goal is to reduce the overwhelming number of shootings and homicides that occur in the south’s Hostess City.

One of the Tennessee officers was shot in the chest. His vest stopped the round. The second officer, a deputy sheriff, received a gunshot wound to his arm.

One of the two Savannah officers was shot in the hip. The other was shot in the stomach.

Thankfully, these brave officers survived.