Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers

Deputy Sheriff Shane Thomas Detwiler, 31

Chambers County Texas Sheriff’s Office

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Deputy Shane Detwiler was shot and killed on July 13, 2009 while searching a mobile home for a suspect who was involved in a shooting incident earlier in the day. The suspect, a former reserve police officer, was wounded during the exchange of gunfire. He, too, died.

Deputy Detwiler is survied by his wife, three children, his parents, and a sister.

Sergeant Joe Harris

Sandoval County New Mexico Sheriff’s Office

Sergeant Joe Harris volunteering in 2007.

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Sergeant Joe Harris was shot and killed on July 16, 2009, while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect. The suspect also died during the exchange of gunfire.