Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen
Officer Clint Corvinas, 33
Alamogordo New Mexico Police Department
September 2, 2016 – Officer Clint Corvinas was shot and killed while in a foot pursuit of a wanted felon. During the exchange of gunfire and while severely wounded, Officer Corvinas was able return fire and killed the suspect.
Officer Corvinas is survived by his daughter and parents.
Senior Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq, 46
Austin Texas Police Department
September 4, 2016 – Senior Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle crash four days earlier when a vehicle pulled in front of him as he led a funeral procession. He is survived by his five children.
Lieutenant Waldemar Rivera-Santiago, 50
Puerto Rico Police Department
September 5, 2016 – Lieutenant Waldnar Rivera-Santiago was killed when a truck collided with his motorcycle. He is survived by his wife and six children.
Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Hubert Maltby, 73
Eastland County Texas Sheriff’s Office
September 7, 2016 – Deputy Sheriff Kennth Hubert Maltby was killed in a vehicle crash when a driver heading in the opposite direction swerved to miss another car and then struck Deputy Malty’s patrol car head-on.