Police Officer Raul Canales-Mundo, 52, of the Carolina Municipal Police Department, Puerto Rico was shot and killed on September 4th when he attempted to intervene in a robbery of a local store.
Officer Canales-Mundo had served his department for 24 years. He is survived by his seven children and parents.
Police Officer Edwatin A. Thomas, 28, died on September 12th of a heart attack while struggling with a suspect in a home. He was assisting paramedics with a combative patient.
Officer Thomas had been with his department for 9 months and had previously served with the Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Police Department.