Category Archive: Fallen Officers 2016

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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