Officer Robert Crittenden, 57
North St. Paul Minnesota Police Department
On September 7, 2009, Officer Robert Crittenden was shot and killed while attempting to protect a woman during a doemstic violence call. The suspect was also killed during the exchange of gunfire. The female victim of the doemestic assault survived the incident.
Detention Sergeant Ronnie Brown, 48
Polk County Florida Sheriff’s Office
Sergeant Ronnie Brown, a twenty-year veteran, died on September 8, 2009, from injuries he received during a scuffle with a jail inmate. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
This is the same Sergeant Ronnie Brown who was awarded a medal for saving an inmate’s life.
A follow up to last week’s Friday’s Heroes:
*Thanks to ODMP