Patrol Officer Patrick Michael Righi-Barnard of the Burbank, Illinois Police Department was killed in a vehicular assault on November 25, 2004. He was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while assisting another motorist. The suspect was apprehended. The 7 year veteran of the department is survived by his fiancee, mother, brother and sister.
Commander Joseph Allen Goldsmith of the Apache County, Arizona Sheriff’s Office succumbed May 22, 2004 to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on May 20, 2004. He is survived by his wife, two children, parents and two brothers.
Officer David Day of the St. Louis Park Police Department was killed this week while serving with the Military in Iraq.