“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.
Deputy Sheriff John Fitzgerald Strickland
Harnett County, N.C., Sheriff's Office
Date of death: September 24, 2003
Years of service: 1
Deputy Sheriff Phil Owens
Wake County, N.C., Sheriff's Office
Date of death: October 2, 2003
Years of service: 8
Deputy Sheriff Kevin M. Sherwood
Clare County, Mich., Sheriff's Dept.
Date of death: October 9, 2003
Years of service: 9
Officer Thomas Morash
West Palm Beach, Fla., Police Dept.
Date of death: October 17, 2003
Years of service: 12
Officer Daniel Starks
Fort Myers, Fla., Police Dept.
Date of death: October 21, 2003
Years of service: Not Provided
From The Police Chief, vol. 70, no. 12, December 2003. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA.