Lieutenant Aaron Allan, 38
Southport Indiana Police Department
July 27, 2017 – Lieutenant Aaron Allan responded to a rollover crash and as is typical of these calls, officers run toward the scene hoping to help or save victims. As Lt. Allan approached this one, though, one of the occupants of the vehicle opened fire striking him multiple times. A nearby witness says at least twenty rounds were fired.
Sadly, Lt. Allan succumbed to his wounds.
He leaves behind his wife and young son.
Lieutenant. D. Heath Meyer, 38
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
July 24, 2017 – Lieutenant D. Heath Meyer was struck and killed by a patrol car involved in a pursuit. He’d deployed stop sticks and as two patrol cars attempted to avoid the spike strips they collided. One of the two police vehicles then struck Lt. Meyer.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.