Category: Fallen Officers 2016

Officer Henry Malcolm McAleenan, Jr. Miami-Dade Police Department

Police Officer Henry McAleenan succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on August 21st, 2000. He and another officer had responded to a residential alarm in the 16800 block of SW 147th Court. As they checked the perimeter of the home two large dogs came running at them. As Officer McAleenan attempted to ward …

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K-9 Forest Volusia County SO

K-9 Forest was honored today by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office after he was shot and killed on November 22 while pursuing an armed robbery suspect in Deltona, FL. Donations to a memorial fund established in honor of Forest can be made at any TD Bank location in Volusia County, or by mailing a check payable …

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Deputy Sheriff Eric Oliver

Nassau County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Sheriff Eric Oliver Tour: 7 Years End of Watch: November 22, 2016 Cause: Motor Vehicle Accident A Nassau County Florida Deputy was killed at 7:26 am after being struck by a vehicle during a foot chase of a subject, on state hwy 200 at Chester Road just east of the …

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Officer Jorge Sanchez

Officer Jorge Sanchez

City of Miami Police Department Officer Jorge Sanchez Tour: 32 Years (Set to retire May 2018) End of Watch: Tuesday November 1, 2016 Cause: Automobile / Motorcycle accident Officer Jorge Sanchez was on his department motorcycle stopped for a red traffic signal and the intersection of SW137 Avenue and Tamiami Trail (SW Dade County) and …

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Deputy Michael Scott Williams

Deputy Michael Scott Williams

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff Scott Williams End of Watch: Monday, October 31, 2016 Cause: Automobile accident Deputy Sheriff Scott Williams was killed in a vehicle crash near the intersection of US 98 and Beach Road at approximately 7:00 am. He suffered fatal injuries when his patrol car collided with the rear of a …

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Sergeant Jorge Ramos

Sergeant Jorge Ramos Florida Department of Corrections, Florida End of Watch: Sunday, May 1, 2016 Sergeant Jorge Ramos died two days after collapsing during a statewide Correctional Emergency Response Team competition being hosted at the Sumter Correctional Institution, in Bushnell, Florida. He was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he remained until passing away. Sergeant …

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John Robert Kotfila

John Robert Kotfila

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported that six-year veteran John Robert Kotfila Jr., 30, died following the head-on collision. The deputy’s marked vehicle was struck by a wrong-way driver heading westbound in the eastbound lanes just west of the I-75 overpass on the Selmon Expressway around 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Authorities received an emergency call reporting …

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Special Agent Scott McGuire

Special Agent Scott McGuire United States Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Government Incident Date: January 15, 2016 End of Watch: January 24, 2016 Cause: Vehicular assault Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved Offender: Arrested Special Agent Scott McGuire succumbed to injuries sustained nine days earlier when he and …

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