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Sean Cullen

Trooper

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch: March 7, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 31
  • Tour: 2 years
  • Badge #7594
  • Cause: Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date: 07/03/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not available

Trooper Sean Cullen was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting at the scene of a vehicle fire.


Trooper Cullen had responded to a vehicle fire with injuries that occurred near milepost 23 on the southbound lanes of I-295 in Deptford Township. He was outside of his cruiser and walking near the scene of the fire when he was struck by a passing vehicle. Trooper Cullen was transported to Cooper University Hospital, in Camden, where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle who struck Trooper Cullen remained at the scene.

Trooper Cullen had served with the New Jersey State Police for 18 months and was assigned to the Bellmawr Station. He had previously served with the Westampton Police Department. He is survived by his 9-month-old son and fiancee.



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Scot Fitzgerald

Police officer

South Jacksonville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: March 4, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 32
  • Tour: 1 year 5 months
  • Badge #561
  • Cause: Automobile accident
  • Incident Date: 04/03/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not available

Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald was killed when his patrol car and an ambulance collided while en route to a medical call shortly before 9:00 pm.

The ambulance was driving behind his patrol on Route 267, approximately one mile north of Nortonville Road, as they attempted to locate the address for the call. Officer Fitzgerald pulled to the right shoulder and then attempted to make a U-turn, but pulled into the path of the ambulance.

He and the three EMTs in the ambulance were transported to area hospitals. Officer Fitzgerald succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Officer Fitzgerald had served with the South Jacksonville Police Department for 17 months.

Travis Russell

Deputy Sheriff

Las Animas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: March 1, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 44
  • Tour: 20 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Automobile accudent
  • Incident Date: 01/03/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not avAilable

Deputy Sheriff Travis Russell was killed in a vehicle crash on Stonewall Avenue, near Prospect Street in Trinidad, while on patrol.


His patrol vehicle crossed the center line and struck a parked vehicle at approximately 11:30 am.


David S. Hofer

Police officer

Euless Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: March 1, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 29
  • Tour: 7 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 01/03/2016
  • Weapon: Gun
  • Offender: Killed

Police Officer David Hofer was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a report of suspicious activity at J.A. Carr Park at approximately 2:45 pm.


As he and his partner approached the park they were fired upon by a subject. Officer Hofer was shot and mortally wounded. His partner was able to return fire, killing the man.

Officer Hofer was taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center where he died from his wounds

Officer Hofer had served with the Euless Police Department for two years and previously served with the New York City Police Department for five years.


Ashley M. Guindon

Police officer

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: February 27, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 28
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 27/02/2016
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Offender: Arrested

Officer Ashley Guindon was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in the 13000 block of Lashmere Court in the Lake Ridge area.

The male subject at the home murdered his wife and then opened fire on the officers with a rifle as they approached the home. Officer Guindon was fatally wounded and two other officers, including her training officer, were wounded. All three officers were flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital, where Officer Guindon passed away.

The man who shot them was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with capital murder, first degree murder, two counts of malicious wounding of a police officer, and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Officer Guindon had been sworn in the previous day and was working her first day on the street with her training officer. She was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Nate Carrigan

Corporal

Park County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: February 24, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 35
  • Tour: 12 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 24/02/2016
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Offender: Shot and killed

Corporal Nate Carrigan was shot and killed as he and seven other deputies served a high risk eviction order at a home on Iris Drive in Bailey, Colorado, at approximately 9:15 am.

The subject named on the eviction order was an activist in the Occupy Denver movement. The subject exited the home and then reentered it, with Corporal Carrigan and other deputies following back inside to stop him. The man was able to grab a rifle and opened fire, killing Corporal Carrigan and wounding the other two deputies. The subject was shot and killed by return gunfire.

Corporal Carrigan had served with the Park County Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He is survived by several children.

Scott McGuire

Special Agent

United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch: February 24, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 41
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Automobile accident. Alcohol related
  • Incident Date: 15/02/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Arrested

Special Agent Scott McGuire succumbed to injuries sustained nine days earlier when he and another agent were struck by a drunk driver near the intersection of Collins Avenue and Espanola Way, in Miami Beach, Florida.

Both agents were on duty and standing on Collins Avenue when a vehicle jumped the curb and struck them at approximately 2:20 am. The driver was arrested later in the day after Miami Beach police officers located the vehicle, which had fled the scene.

Agent McGuire and the other agent were both transported to a local hospital. Agent McGuire succumbed to his injuries on January 24th, 2016.

Agent McGuire was survived by his wife and son.

Lee Tartt

Special Agent

Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Narcotics, Mississippi

End of Watch: February 20, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 44
  • Tour: 22 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 20/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Shot and killed

Special Agent Lee Tartt was shot and killed as he and other members of a Mississippi Department of Public Safety SWAT team attempted to make entry into a home during a barricade situation near Iuca, Mississippi.


A male subject had taken his wife and child hostage in the home during a domestic dispute, but allowed them to leave during the standoff. The man opened fire on the SWAT team members as they entered the home after the woman and child were released. Special Agent Tartt was fatally wounded, and three other members of the team were wounded.

The subject was also shot and killed.

Special Agent Tartt had served with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics for 16 years and had served in law enforcement for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


Greg "Lem" Barney

Major

Riverdale Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: February 11, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 53
  • Tour: 27 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 11/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Shot and killed

Major Greg Barney was shot and killed while assisting members of the Clayton County Police Department at an apartment complex in the 6600 block of Church Street.

Major Barney, who was not wearing a vest, was assigned to the perimeter while other officers served a warrant at an apartment. When officers knocked on the door the subject ran out of a back door and encountered Major Barney. The subject shot Major Barney in the torso and arm as he continue to flee. A Clayton County officer confronted and shot the subject a short distance away.

Major Barney was transported to Southern Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to the wound.

Major Barney was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Riverdale Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and children.

Scott Ballantyne

Deputy Sheriff

Tulare County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch: February 10, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 52
  • Tour: 20 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Aircraft accident
  • Incident Date: 10/02/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not available

Deputy Sheriff Scott Ballantyne and Mr. James Chavez, a civilian pilot, were killed in an airplane crash near Lake Success at approximately 4:15 pm.

The aircraft was assisting deputies on the ground search for a subject wanted for brandishing a firearm. It was preparing to leave the area after the suspect was arrested when it suddenly lost altitude and crashed into a mountain.

Deputy Ballantyne and Mr. Chavez were the only two occupants of the CTLE ultralight.

Jason Moszer

Police officer

Fargo Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch: February 10, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 33
  • Tour: 6 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 10/02/2016
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Offender: Killed

Police Officer Chris Moszer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call in the area of 3rd Street North and 9th Avenue North in which shots had been fired.


The subject, who was armed with multiple long guns, called dispatchers after barricading himself inside of his home and told them he was going to shoot at officers. The subject then shot Officer Moszer, who had setup on a perimeter location. The subject fired at other officers but did not strike anyone else.

The man's body was located inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound after an 11-hour standoff.

Officer Moszer had served with the Fargo Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Most Recent Reflection

RIP Jason. We may have never met but we worked almost within earshot of each other and I will always consider you a brother of mine. You now have a spot in the heavens to continue your watch. We'll take it from here. God speed brother.

Patrol Officer Geoff Neumann


Mark Logsdon

Senior Deputy

Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch: February 10, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 40
  • Tour: 16 years
  • Badge #578
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 10/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Killed

Senior Deputy Mark Logsdon and Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey were shot and killed by a wanted subject shortly before noon.

The deputies had been dispatched to the restaurant, at 3412 Merchant Boulevard in Abingdon, after a report was received that the subject was there. Deputy Dailey located the man sitting at a table inside of the restaurant and engaged him in conversation. Without warning, the man produced a handgun and fatally shot Deputy Dailey in the head.

The man fled into the parking lot where he was located by other deputies sitting in a car. The subject opened fire on the deputies, striking Deputy Logsdon. Despite being wounded, Deputy Logsdon was able to return fire, along with other deputies, and killed the subject.

Deputy Logsdon was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Harford County Sheriff's Office for 16 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and parents.

Patrick Dailey

Senior Deputy

Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch: February 10, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 50
  • Tour: 30 years
  • Badge #186
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 10/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Killed

Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Senior Deputy Mark Logsdon were shot and killed by a wanted subject shortly before noon.


The deputies had been dispatched to the restaurant, at 3412 Merchant Boulevard in Abingdon, after a report was received that the subject was there. Deputy Dailey located the man sitting at a table inside of the restaurant and engaged him in conversation. Without warning, the man produced a handgun and fatally shot Deputy Dailey in the head.

The man fled into the parking lot where he was located by other deputies sitting in a car. The subject opened fire on the deputies, striking Deputy Logsdon. Despite being wounded, Deputy Logsdon was able to return fire, along with other deputies, and killed the subject.

Deputy Dailey was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Harford County Sheriff's Office for 30 years. He is survived by his two children and mother.

Derek Geer

Deputy Sheriff

Mesa County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: February 8, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 40
  • Tour: 15 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 08/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: In custody

Deputy Sheriff Derek Geer succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day while attempting to question a juvenile in the area of 30 Road and E Road, in Grand Junction, at approximately 11:15 am.


He and other deputies were investigating reports of an armed subject in the area and spotted the juvenile, who matched the description of the subject. As Deputy Geer spoke to the juvenile, the boy asked him if he was being detained. When Deputy Geer told him that he was being detained the boy pulled away from him and a struggle ensued.

Deputy Geer deployed a taser, however, the subject was able to pull out a handgun and open fire. Deputy Geer was struck multiple times, including in the face. He was able to radio for assistance but had become unresponsive by the time another deputy arrived at his location. He was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he remained on life support so his organs could be donated.

The juvenile was arrested a short time later after being found hiding in the backyard of a nearby home.

Deputy Geer was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two childre

Jason Goodding

Sergeant

Seaside Police Department

End of Watch: February 5, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 39
  • Tour: 13 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 05/02/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Shot and killed

Sergeant Jason Goodding was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to serve a warrant on a subject on the 300 block of Broadway Street at approximately 9:30 pm.

The observed the subject walking along the street and recognized him as having an active felony warrant. The subject resisted arrest and was tasered. However, he was still able to shoot Sergeant Goodding three times. Another officer on scene was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Sergeant Goodding had served with the Seaside Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Adam Conrad

Corrections officer

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch: January 20, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 22
  • Tour: 1 year 5 months
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Automobile accident
  • Incident Date: 20/01/2016
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not available

Correctional Officer Adam Conrad was killed in a vehicle crash while conducting a prisoner transport at approximately 8:00 am.

The transport van he was driving went out of control while driving through an area of snow near Mount Vernon, Illinois. The van crossed the center median of I-57, near milepost 84, and was struck by a tractor trailer heading in the opposite direction.

Officer Conrad and the juvenile prisoner were both transported to area hospitals. Officer Conrad succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Conrad had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Office for 1-1/2 years. He is survived by his parents and brother.

Douglas Barney

Police officer

Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, Utah

End of Watch: January 17, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 44
  • Tour: 18 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 17/01/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: Shot and killed

Police Officer Doug Barney was shot and killed after responding to an accident near the intersection of 4500 South and 2300 East, in Holladay, shortly after 10:00 am.

Upon arriving at the scene he observed a man and woman who had been involved in the crash walking away from the vehicles. As he attempted to make contact with the pair the male subject produced a handgun and shot him in the head, fatally wounding him.

Other responding officers located the subject on a nearby street minutes later. An intense shootout occurred in which the man was killed and another officer was wounded. The female fled the scene and remains at large. It was later determined that the male subject had an extensive criminal history with active state and federal arrest warrants.

Officer Barney had served in law enforcement for 18 years and was assigned to the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake's Holladay Precinct. He was survived by his wife and three children.


Thomas Cottrell

Police officer

Danville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: January 17, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 34
  • Tour: 5 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 17/01/2016
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: In custody

Police Officer Thomas Cottrell was shot and killed from ambush behind the village's municipal building shortly after 11:00 pm.

At approximately 11:20 pm dispatchers received a call from a female subject stating that police officers in Danville were in danger. She stated her boyfriend was armed and intended to kill a police officer.

Dispatchers were unable to reach Officer Cottrell on the radio. A massive search was initiated involving officers from other nearby agencies. His body was found behind the village's municipal building approximately 30 minutes later. His service weapon and patrol car had been stolen.

Officers took the suspect into custody at approximately 1:30 am after spotting him running from a home in the village

Juan Feliciano

Police officer

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: December 29, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 44
  • Tour: 21 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Heart attack
  • Incident Date: 29/12/2015
  • Weapon: Not available
  • Offender: Not available

Police Officer Juan Feliciano suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting with bicycle inspections at the NYPD's Driver Training Facility at Floyd Bennett Field.

Officer Feliciano loaded several department bicycles into a van at the 28th Precinct and transported them to a training and repair facility in Brooklyn. Once there he began to off-load the bicycles. As he was removing the bicycles from the van, he suffered a heart attack. Other officers at the facility performed CPR and utilized an AED, but were unable to revive Officer Feliciano.

Officer Falicano served with the New York City Police Department for 21 years and was assigned to the 28th Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Rosario Hernández de Hoyo

Agent

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: December 28, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

  • Age: 42
  • Tour: 15 years
  • Badge #Not available
  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Incident Date: 28/12/2015
  • Weapon: Handgun
  • Offender: In custody

Agent Rosario Hernández de Hoyo, Lieutenant Luz Soto, and Commander Frank Román were shot inside the Puerto Rico Police Department's Ponce regional headquarters by a disgruntled police officer.

The officer had taken Lieutenant Soto, his supervisor, hostage. Commander Román and Agent Hernández de Hoyo engaged the subject in which they were both fatally wounded, along with Lieutenant Soto. The subject was also wounded and taken into custody.

Agent Hernández de Hoyo had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 15 years.

Source: The Officer Down Memorial Page