Officer Thomas Patton II, 30
Cleveland Heights Ohio Police Department
March 13, 2010 – Officer Thomas Patton II suffered a fatal heart attack while in a foot pursuit of a criminal suspect. He leaves behind his four-month-old daughter and fiancee.
An officer escorts the casket of Officer Patton with a riderless horse.
Patrolman James Kerstetter, 43
Elyria Ohio Police Department
March 15, 2010 – Patrolman James Kerstetter was shot and killed after responding to a call about a man who’d exposed himself to a child. Patrolman Kerstette is survived by his wife and three daughters.
*Thanks to ODMP.