Deputy Sheriff Jack Hopkins, 31
Modoc County California Sheriff’s Office
October 19, 2016 – Deputy Jack Hopkins was shot and killed shortly after responding to a domestic disturbance call. The suspect, a registered sex offender, fled the scene and was later wounded in a shootout with police.
Deputy Hopkins is survived by a large family and his dog, Bandit.
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*Officer death by gunfire is up 53% this year compared to the same time in 2015.
Remember, this total includes only the officers who died as a result of their wounds. The number does not include the numerous officers who’ve been shot but were fortunate to have survived.