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In Memory of Sergeant Lionel Q. Martinez

In Memory of Sergeant Lionel Q. Martinez

By: CaseGuard

  Alamo Colleges Police Officer Suffers Heart Attack On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the Alamo Colleges Police Department (ACPD) lost one of their officers due to health reasons. Sergeant Lionel Q. Martinez, age 62, suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a call regarding a shooting. Sgt. Martinez had been a law enforcement officer for more than twenty years. A 911 call had come in regarding a...

May 05, 2020
In Memory of Officer Omar E. Palmer

In Memory of Officer Omar E. Palmer

By: CaseGuard

  Homeland Security Loses Officer to Virus The Department of Homeland Security has announced the loss of one of their officers who has fallen as a result of COVID19. Officer Omar E. Palmer, age 40, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, as a result of health complications arising from coronavirus. Officer Palmer had worked for the Department of Homeland Security for seventeen years. Officer Palmer...

May 04, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Michael S. Mosher

In Memory of Police Officer Michael S. Mosher

By: CaseGuard

  Kansas Officer Dies in Shooting On Sunday, May 3, 2020, the Overland Park Police Department lost one of their officers in a fierce shootout with a hit-and-run driver. Police Officer Michael S. Mosher, age 37, was shot and killed when he attempted to confront a driver whom he had witnessed in an accident. Mosher, a 14-year veteran, was in uniform and en route to work just before his 6 p.m. shift...

May 03, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr.

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr.

By: CaseGuard

  Cook County Loses Deputy to Coronavirus On Sunday, May 3, 2020, Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr., died after contracting coronavirus while on duty with the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Deputy O'Brien was among several officers who tested positive during an outbreak at the Cook County Detention Facility in Chicago. O'Brien, age 53, had served his community through his employment with the...

May 03, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Jason Knox

In Memory of Police Officer Jason Knox

By: CaseGuard

  Houston Officer Dies in Helicopter Crash It was early, 2:00 am Saturday, May 2, 2020, when the Houston Police Department helicopter crashed into an apartment complex. Calls had come into the department to search for possible bodies seen floating in the bayou. No one was occupying the apartments that were hit, and no one on the ground was injured. Two officers that were involved in the crash,...

May 02, 2020
In Memory of Officer Richard G. McCoy

In Memory of Officer Richard G. McCoy

By: CaseGuard

  Homeland Security Loses Officer to COVID19 On Saturday, May 2, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security lost an officer to complications arising from coronavirus. Officer Richard G. McCoy, age 60, had spent 23 years serving his community through his work with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He was an officer with Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officer McCoy died after...

May 02, 2020
Trust in the Evidence

Trust in the Evidence

By: CaseGuard

  Evidence Collection Evidence collection is the primary source for solving crimes and gaining courtroom convictions for them. The Federal Bureau of Investigations Criminal Justice Information Services Division collects data on crime statistics in the United States in the F.B.I.'s Uniform Crime Reporting Program. In 2018, the U.S. population was 327,167,434. The number of violent crimes for that...

May 01, 2020
In Memory of Detention Deputy Timothy De La Fuente

In Memory of Detention Deputy Timothy De La Fuente

By: CaseGuard

  Bexar County, Texas Loses Officer to COVID-19 The Bexar County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) announced the loss of one of their officers due to complications from coronavirus. On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Detention Deputy Timothy De La Fuente died from exposure to COVID-19. De La Fuente, age 53, spent 27 years serving with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. He was currently assigned to the Bexar...

Apr 30, 2020
In Memory of Senior Police Officer Mark Hall, Sr.

In Memory of Senior Police Officer Mark Hall, Sr.

By: CaseGuard

  New Orleans Officer Dies from COVID-19 A New Orleans Police Officer died from coronavirus and its complications on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Senior Police Officer Mark Hall, Sr., age 53, had struggled with the illness since his diagnosis on April 3. He had served the community and the NOPD for 35 years and was currently assigned to the 8th District. This assignment mainly covered the area known...

Apr 30, 2020
In Memory of Detective Sergeant Randall C. French

In Memory of Detective Sergeant Randall C. French

By: CaseGuard

  Troy Police Officer Dies from Coronavirus On Thursday, April 30, 2020, the Troy Police Department lost a highly decorated officer to COVID-19. Detective Sergeant Randall "Randy" C. French, age 39, had spent most of his adult life serving with the Troy Police Department. For 17 years, he worked to serve and protect his neighbors, community, and more from crime, violence, and in the end, from an...

Apr 30, 2020

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