Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers

Officer Ronald Owens, 37

Officer Greg Richards, 42

Officer Tina Griswold, 40

Sergeant Mark Renninger, 39

Lakewood Washington Police Department

On November 29, 2009, Officer Ronald Owens, Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, and Officer Greg Richards were shot and killed ambush-style while seated in a Lakewood coffee shop. One of the officers managed to return fire, wounding the suspect, before succumbing to his own injuries.

Sergeant Renninger is survived by his wife and three children.

Officer Griswold is survived by her husband and two children.

Officer Richards is survived by his wife and three children.

Officer Ronald Owens is survived by his daughter.

Deputy Sheriff Adam Michael Mehagan, 26

Osage County Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office

On December 3, 2009, Deputy Adam Mehagan was responding to back up another deputy at a burglary call when his patrol car left the highway and rolled over twice. He died at the scene of the crash. Deputy Mehagan is survived by his wife and eleven-month-old daughter.

*Thanks to ODMP