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Deputy Sheriff Blane Lane>

October 4, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Blane Lane

Deputy Sheriff Blane Lane was shot and killed while serving a felony arrest warrant in Polk City at about 3:00 am. He and three other deputies were invited into the subject’s trailer to serve the failure to appear warrant for […]

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Police Officer Steven R. Nothem, II>

October 4, 2022

Police Officer Steven R. Nothem, II

Police Officer Steve Nothem was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle while he was assisting another officer conducting a DUI investigation in the westbound lanes of President George Bush Turnpike, near Josey Lane, at about 10:25 […]

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Captain Terry Randall “Turtle” Arnold>

October 3, 2022

Captain Terry Randall “Turtle” Arnold

Captain Terry Arnold suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a fight between two students at Cook County High School in Adel. While taking one of the juveniles into custody, Captain Arnold collapsed. Medical personnel rendered aid, and he […]

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Sergeant Meagan Burke>

September 29, 2022

Sergeant Meagan Burke

Sergeant Meagan Burke was killed in an on-duty vehicle crash on I-44 at about 12:34 am. She was traveling northbound when a southbound vehicle crossed the median and struck her vehicle head-on in the area of SW 29th Street. She […]

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<strong>Detention Corporal Gregory Thomas Horne, Sr.</strong>>

September 25, 2022

Detention Corporal Gregory Thomas Horne, Sr.

Detention Corporal Gregory Horne succumbed to a pulmonary embolism from lack of activity after falling during training at the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office Training Center in Pinetops. During the training exercise, Corporal Horne jumped a 4-foot fence and fractured his […]

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Master Police Officer Tyrell Owens-Riley>

September 24, 2022

Master Police Officer Tyrell Owens-Riley

Master Police Officer Tyrrell Owens-Riley suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the physical fitness training portion of the department’s SWAT Team assessment. He was transported to Providence Hospital after exhibiting symptoms of a heart attack. Once at the […]

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Senior Patrol Officer Anthony Martin>

September 23, 2022

Senior Patrol Officer Anthony Martin

Senior Patrol Officer Tony Martin was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of State Highway 29 and RM 1869 in Liberty Hill at 6 am. Officer Martin was traveling westbound on State Highway 26 when a vehicle traveling […]

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Deputy Sheriff Michael Hartwick>

September 22, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Michael Hartwick

Deputy Sheriff Michael Hartwick succumbed to injuries received when he was struck by a front-end loader truck at I-275 and Ulmerton Road, near the Howard Frankland Bridge at 10:30 pm. Deputy Hartwick was working an overnight assignment directing traffic for […]

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Police Officer Seara Burton>

September 18, 2022

Police Officer Seara Burton

Police Officer Seara Burton succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained while conducting a traffic stop on August 10th, 2022. Other officers had requested her assistance to stop a moped being driven by a narcotics suspect in the 200 block of […]

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Police Officer Lloyd “Mike” Todd>

September 12, 2022

Police Officer Lloyd “Mike” Todd

Police Officer Mike Todd succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained on December 5th, 1998, by gunfire at Nashville Street and Westphalia Street in Detroit at 11:10 pm. Officer Todd and two other plainclothes officers were attempting to stop a […]

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<strong>Captain Janelle Sanders</strong>>

September 11, 2022

Captain Janelle Sanders

Captain Janelle Sanders died as the result of cancer that she developed following her assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Captain Sanders had served with the New York […]

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Police Officer Dillon Michael Vakoff>

September 11, 2022

Police Officer Dillon Michael Vakoff

Police Officer Michael Vakoff was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in the 6700 block of W. 51st Avenue at about 1:40 am. He and another officer were attempting to break up a fight between the family […]

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