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In Memory of Police Officer Christopher Eric Ewing

In Memory of Police Officer Christopher Eric Ewing

By: CaseGuard

  Drunk Driver Kills Smyrna Police Officer A drunk driver slammed into a Smyrna police officer, causing an accident and killing the officer. On April 20, 2020, Officer Christopher Eric Ewing was driving his patrol car along South Cobb Drive. Around 11:00 pm, he crossed the intersection of Oak Drive when another vehicle turned left in front of his patrol car. The other driver had been driving...

Apr 20, 2020
In Memory of Correctional Officer Sheila Rivera

In Memory of Correctional Officer Sheila Rivera

By: CaseGuard

  Illinois Loses Corrections Officer to COVID19 Chicago announced the loss of one of their valued correctional officers due to exposure to coronavirus at the Cook County Jail. Correctional Officer Sheila Rivera, age 47, died from COVID19, one April 19, 2020. The Cook County Jail, where Sheila Rivera had worked for seven years, had become a hotspot with a spike of over 215 known cases among the...

Apr 19, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Justin Putnam

In Memory of Police Officer Justin Putnam

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Officers Ambushed On Saturday, April 18, 2020, three San Marcos police officers responded to a domestic assault call around 7:00 pm. The incident took place at an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Hunter Road. The three officers met at the complex. Someone had called in about a man who had hit his wife and was threatening others. When the three officers entered the apartment, that is...

Apr 18, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Ronald Newman

In Memory of Police Officer Ronald Newman

By: CaseGuard

  Chicago Police Officer Dies from Coronavirus Friday, April 17, 2020, the Chicago Police Department announced that they had lost their third officer to the coronavirus. Police Officer Ronald Newman, age 59, had served the agency for 19 years on the city's southside. Officer Newman was assigned to the 4th District, which according to statements made by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, was the area...

Apr 17, 2020
In Memory of Detective Alex Ruperto

In Memory of Detective Alex Ruperto

By: CaseGuard

  New Jersey Detective Dies from Coronavirus A veteran of the Union City Police Department in New Jersey has passed away from complications from the coronavirus. Detective Alex Ruperto, age 52, had spent 21 years serving the New Jersey citizens in the department. He had been treated at a local hospital. He had been placed on a ventilator to help with breathing. Detective Ruperto did not recover....

Apr 16, 2020
In Memory of Sergeant Joseph Spinosa

In Memory of Sergeant Joseph Spinosa

By: CaseGuard

  Long Island Loses Officer to Coronavirus The Sands Point Police Department lost one of their own to the coronavirus on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Sergeant Joseph Spinosa, age 52, lost his battle with complications from the virus. After leaving his shift on March 27, he began feeling ill and started having a fever spike. Spinosa informed the department regarding his condition, as it did not...

Apr 15, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Jose Fontanez

In Memory of Police Officer Jose Fontanez

By: CaseGuard

  Boston Loses One of Their Finest Boston has lost its first officer to COVID 19. Fifty-three-year-old Boston Police Officer Jose Fontanez lost the battle with coronavirus on April 14, 2020. He had served with the Boston Police Department for 29 years. He had received many commendations during his career. Fontanez began his career with the department in 1991. In 1996 he started patrolling in...

Apr 14, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Ladue

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Ladue

By: CaseGuard

  Deputy Dies in Accident It was mid-afternoon on April 13, 2020, around 1:40 pm, when there was a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Savannah Highway and Dobbin Road. A patrol vehicle, driven by Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Ladue was struck when another car collided with his patrol vehicle. Both drivers were killed in the crash. Deputy Ladue was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Caprice. He was not...

Apr 13, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Francesco S. Scorpo

In Memory of Police Officer Francesco S. Scorpo

By: CaseGuard

  New Jersey Officer Loses Battle to COVID Sunday, April 12, 2020, New Jersey announced that they lost yet another law enforcement officer to complications from contracting COVID19. Paterson Police Officer Francesco S. Scorpo, age 34, had served his community as a police officer for five years. He worked on the patrol and traffic divisions. It was confirmed that he had been exposed while on duty...

Apr 12, 2020
In Memory of Sergeant AlTerek Patterson

In Memory of Sergeant AlTerek Patterson

By: CaseGuard

  Bedminster Police Lose Sergeant to COVID On Sunday, April 12, 2020, Bedminster Police Sergeant AlTerek Patterson lost his life due to complications arising from contracting COVID19. Officer Patterson, age 38, had served the New Jersey area with the Bedminster Police Department for 14 years. It is thought that he contracted the virus through his duties as a police officer. Police Chief Karl Rock...

Apr 12, 2020

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