Detective Kieran T. Shields, 32, of the Orange, New Jersey Police Department was shot and killed on August 7th while involved in a foot pursuit.
Detective Shields had served his agency for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and three children, the youngest of whom was only 4 months old.
Police Officer Joselito Barber, 26, of the Seattle, Washington Police Department was killed on August 13th when his squad was broadsided by a vehicle traveling at an estimated 80 mph.
Officer Barber had served his agency for 5 months.
Corporal Christopher Metternich, 31, of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Police Department was killed on August 14th when his motorcycle struck the side of a vehicle that made a left hand turn in front of him.
Corporal Metternich had served his agency for 7 years. He is survived by his wife, 6-month old daughter and 9-year old stepson.