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Line of Duty Deaths

April 2012 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.

Agent Jared Francom
Ogden, Utah, Police Department
Date of Death: January 5, 2012
Length of Service: 7 years

Deputy Sheriff Randall L. Benoit
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, Sheriff’s Office
Date of Death: January 18, 2012
Length of Service: 18 years (with agency)

Senior Police Officer Gail Thomas
Atlanta, Georgia, Police Department
Date of Death: January 24, 2012
Length of Service: 15 years (with agency)

Master Corporal Sandra E. “Sandy” Rogers
Aiken, South Carolina, Department of Public Safety
Date of Death: January 28, 2012
Length of Service: 27 years (with agency)

Police Officer Steven Green
Mobile, Alabama, Police Department
Date of Death: February 3, 2012
Length of Service: 1 year, 8 months (with agency)

Detective David White
Clay County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office
Date of Death: February 16, 2012
Length of Service: 9 years (with agency)

Sergeant Michael Todd May
Monongalia County, West Virginia, Sheriff’s Department
Date of Death: February 18, 2012
Length of Service: 10 years (with agency)

Trooper Tony Radulescu
Washington State Patrol
Date of Death: February 23, 2012
Length of Service: 16 years (with agency)

The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Office at the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, provides benefits to survivors of fallen law enforcement officers and disability benefits to officers catastrophically injured in the line of duty. For information or to file a claim, visit

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From The Police Chief, vol. LXXIX, no. 4, April 2012. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA.

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