Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen
Delaware Department of Corrections
February 2, 2017 – Sergeant Steven Floyd was killed during a 20-hour riot and hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.
Metro Nashville Tennessee Police Department
February 2, 2017 Officer Eric Mumaw drowned in swift water while attempting to rescue a suicidal woman. Other officers attempted to save him but the freezing water temperature and strong current prevented them from reaching him.
Deputy Chief James T. Molloy, 55
New York City Police Department
January 30, 2017 – Deputy Chief James Molloy died of brain cancer he contracted as a direct result of inhaling toxic materials during the rescue and recovery attempts at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011.
Seventy-two officers died on 9-11 while trying to save the lives of others.
Chief Molloy is survived by his wife and daughters.
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