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Line of Duty Deaths

March 2013 Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Deaths

“They will be remembered — not for the way they died, but for how they lived.”

The IACP wishes to acknowledge the following officers, who made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities and the people they served. We extend our prayers and deepest sympathies to their families, friends and colleagues.

Correctional Officer Eliezer Colón-Claussells
Puerto Rico Department of Corrections
and Rehabilitation
Date of Death: January 10, 2013
Length of Service: 10 years

Agent Mayra Ramírez-Barreto
Puerto Rico Department of Justice
Date of Death: January 10, 2013
Length of Service: 30 years

Police Officer Kevin A. Tonn
Galt, California, Police Department
Date of Death: January 15, 2013
Length of Service: 3 years

Trooper Michael Slagle
Tennessee Highway Patrol
Date of Death: January 25, 2013
Length of Service: 35 years

Sergeant Rick Riggenbach
Chitimacha Tribal Police Department,
Charenton, Louisiana
Date of Death: January 26, 2013
Length of Service: 15 years


From The Police Chief, vol. LXXX, no. 3, March 2013. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA.

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