Correctional Officer Colonel Greg Malloy / Florida Department of Corrections, Florida
End of Watch: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Biographical Info: Age: 44 / Tour of Duty: 22 years
Incident Details: Cause of Death: Gunfire / Date of Incident: February 2, 2011
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type / Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Colonel Greg Malloy was shot and killed in Holmes County while assisting local law enforcement agencies track a man wanted for murdering his parents.A hunter in the area had called 911 after encountering the suspect in a wooded area and exchanging shots with him. Colonel Malloy, who was a canine handler at the Holmes Correctional Facility, was requested to track the suspect. Upon nearing the suspect’s location, shots were exchanged and Colonel Malloy and the suspect were both killed. A second canine officer suffered a graze wound during the shootout.Colonel Malloy had served with the Florida Department of Corrections for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.