A Discussion of Criminal Justice Issues and Other Things

Monday, November 28, 2005

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Dillon Stewart, 35, of the New York City, NY Police Department was shot and killed on November 28th as he pulled over a car.

Officer Stewart had served his department for five years and was assigned to the 70th Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two children. Additional information can be found in a New York Times Article Here.

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Officer Memorial

Patrol Officer Odel Fite, 48, of the Wiggins, Mississippi Police Department was shot and killed on November 27th after responding to a domestic disturbance.

Officer Fite had served his department for 24 years.

Patrol Officer Brandon Breland
, 23, of the Wiggins, Mississippi Police Department was shot and killed on November 27th after responding to a domestic disturbance.

Officer Breland had served his agency for 5 years.

Friday, November 25, 2005

Officer Memorial

Patrolman Richard (Rick) Spaulding, 49, of the Portsmouth, Virginia Police Department died of a heart attack on November 23rd shortly after he had been involved in a vehicle and foot pursuit.

Patrolman Spaulding had served his agency for 6 years as a full time officer and 3 years as an auxiliary officer. He is survived by his wife, two children and one grandchild.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Officer Memorial

Sergeant Scott Neal, 31, of the Mexia Independent School District Police Department, Mexia, Texas died on November 22nd as a result of an accidental gun discharge during a SWAT training exercise.

Sergeant Neal had served his agency for 3 years. He is survived by his wife and child.

Friday, November 18, 2005

Officer Memorial

Officer Andy Stevens, 37, of the California Highway Patrol was killed by gunfire on November 17th after making a traffic stop.

Officer Stevens had served his agency for 13 years. He is survived by his wife.

Agent Choc Douglas Ericsson, 38, of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs died November 18th of injuries received on November 11th as a result of a vehicular assault after a vehicle had followed his wife and children to their home. Agent Ericsson is survived by his wife and three children.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Brian Jackson, 28, of the Dallas, Texas Police Department was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a suspect through a residential area on November 13th.

Officer Jackson had served his department for five years and had previously served with the New York City Police. He is survived by his wife.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Courtney Dickerson, 24, of the Danville, Virginia Police Department died from injuries sustained in an accident that occurred just before midnight on November 10th.

Officer Dickerson had served his department for 1 year and is survived by his wife and a 3 year old son.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Kay Rogers, 43, of the Murfreesboro, Tennessee Police Department was killed when a vehicle cut off the path of her motorcycle on November 8th. Officer Rogers had served her department for 15 years. She is survived by her mother, three brothers, three sisters and nieces and nephews.

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Officer Memorial

Sergeant Robert Cabral, 52, of the Swansea, Massachusetts Police Department died as the result of a vehicular assault on November 5th. Sergeant Cabral had served his department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.