Category Archive: Fallen Officers 2017

Florida police officers killed in the line of duty

FHP Master Sergeant William Trampas Bishop


Master Sergeant Bishop succumbed to injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 75 while on duty in Alachua County, Florida. Sergeant Bishop was a 30 year veteran FHP Trooper, who, like all troopers, put the well-being of those he serves above his own to keep Florida roadways safe. Master Sergeant William …

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K9 Freckles

K9 Freckles long tenure of loyal service ended May 11, 2017 when the 11 year old Beagle apparently overheated or had a heart attack during her efforts to help track wanted felon Eric Russell in North Okaloosa County.

K9 Diesel Sebastian Police

K9 Diesel died after being accidentally left in his handler’s patrol car on 4/28/2017 at the Brevard County Courthouse in Melbourne, Florida.

Norman Lewis Orange County SO

Deputy First Class Norman Lewis Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch: Monday, January 9, 2017 As DFC Lewis was travelling southbound on Pine Hills Road a vehicle driving from the opposite direction, turned left into DFC. Lewis’ path of travel causing a collision.  DFC Lewis was transported to the trauma unit, but sadly succumbed …

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Special Agent Rickey O’Donald

Special Agent Rickey O’Donald United States Department of Justice – Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government End of Watch: Friday, February 17, 2017 Age: 54 Tour: 29 years Cause: Heart attack Special Agent Rickey O’Donald suffered a fatal heart attack immediately following the FBI’s annual mandatory fitness assessment at the Miami Field Office. After completing …

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Orlando Police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton

Orlando Police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton

Master Sergeant Debra Clayton Orlando Police Department, Florida End of Watch: Monday, January 9, 2017 Tour: 17 years Cause: Gunfire Weapon: Gun; Unknown type Master Sergeant Debra Clayton was shot and killed when she encountered a wanted murder suspect in the parking lot of a Walmart at the intersection of Princeton Street and John Young …

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