Deputy Sheriff James Anderson, 39
Lee County Alabama Sheriff’s Office
On September 24, 2009, Deputy James Anderson was intentionally struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle during a traffic stop. Deputy Anderson leaves behind his wife, son, and daughter.
Deputy Brian S. Etheridge, 26
Sedgwick County Kansas Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Brian Etheridge was shot and killed on September 28, 2009, while responding to a larceny call. The suspect was later killed during a gun battle with law enforcement officers. Deputy Etheridge leaves behind his wife and daughter.
*Many thanks to ODMP for all they do to preserve the memory of our fallen officers.