Deputy Sheriff Christopher Ray, 22
Southampton County Virginia Sheriffs Office
Deputy Chris Ray was killed in an automobile accident on August 29, 2009. He and his field training officer were responding to a fight call when they swerved to avoid a fallen tree. The patrol car, driven by the FTO, struck another tree, causing the deputy’s fatal injuries. Deputy Ray had served with the Southhampton Sheriffs Office for only three months.
* Above photo from Southampton County Sheriffs Office/WTKR News.
Deputy Sheriff Christopher Johnson, 34
Platte County Nebraska Sheriffs Office
Deputy Chrisopher Johnson was killed in an automobile accident on August 29, 2009 while responding to an accident call. His patrol car collided with a tractor trailer that made a left turn in front of the deputy’s patrol car.
Patrolman Chad Spicer, 29
Georgetown Delaware Police Department
Patrolman Chad Spicer was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a suspect in a shooting. Patrolman Spicer was shot before he had a chance to exit his vehicle. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
* Thanks to ODMP.