Officer Memorials

Detective Michael D. Thomas, 52, of the Aurora, Colorado Police Department was killed on Wednesday, September 20th after he was shot and killed by a suspect who opened fire on him while he sat a traffic light at an intersection.

Detective Thomas had served his agency for 24 years. He is survived by his daughter, mother and brother.

Deputy Sheriff Robert E. Green, 27, of the Powhatan County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office killed in an automobile accident on September 20th.

Deputy Green served his agency for 7 years. He is survived by his wife and 3-year-old son.

Officer Rodney Johnson, 40, of the Houston, Texas Police Department was shot and killed after taking a suspect into custody during a traffic stop.

Officer Johnson served his agency for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, who is also a Houston Police Officer, and their three daughters and two sons.

About Gary Smith

Chief Smith has served over 31 years in the criminal justice field. He is currently a consultant assisting public and private organizations better establish community goals and ethical conduct with the members of their organizations. Chief Smith serves as a facilitator, lecturer, professor and other capacities both inside and outside the criminal justice field.
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