Police Officer Omar J. Edwards, 25
New York City Department
Officer Omar Edwards was shot and killed by fellow police officers who mistook him for a fleeing felon. Officer Edwards had been in plainclothes, chasing a criminal suspect when the officers opened fire, killing him.
Police Officer David Loeffler, 36
Minneapolis Police Department
Officer Loeffler was struck by a drunk driver in 1997. He succumbed to his injuries on May 29, 2009.
Master Sergeant Steven Hood, 50
Mississippi Highway Patrol
Master Sergeant Hood was killed in an automobile accident on May 29, 2009. The suspect he’d been pursuing was charged with manslaughter.
Police Officer Alejandro Valadez, 27
Chicago Police Department
Officer Valadez was shot and killed on June 1, 2009, while questioning two criminal suspects.
Lieutenant Greg Jonas, 58
Centreville Illinois Police Department
Lieutenant Jonas was shot and killed on June 2, 2009, while questioning a suspect.
Officer Brandon Sigler, 26
Mobile Alabama Police Department
Officer Sigler was shot and killed on June 2, 2009, while investigating a disorderly conduct complaint.
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