Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Officer Down Memorial Page End of Watch Report: June 2017

During the month of June 2017, eleven law enforcement officers gave their lives in the line of duty in the United States.  Of those line of duty deaths, four were the result of felonious gunfire, three were auto-related (two crashes and one officer struck by vehicle), two were boating accidents, and two were the result of a heart attack.  One officer was female and the other ten were male.

As of the end of June 2017, 66 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty in the United States, up 18% over this time last year.

The Officer Down Memorial Page extends our condolences to the families, friends, and agencies who lost a loved one to a line of duty death in June 2017.  Please read their memorials and remember the fallen:

Deputy Sheriff Devin Hodges
Anderson County Sheriff's Office (SC)


Officer Joshua Sanchez Montaad
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement (FL)


Police Officer Nathan Michael Desjardins
Fryeburg Police Department (ME)

Corrections Officer Shana Tedder
Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TX)

Lieutenant PatrickWeatherford
Newport Police Department (AR)

Correctional Officer Christopher Monica
Georgia Department of Corrections (GA)

Corrections Officer Curtis Billue
Georgia Department of Corrections (GA)

Master Sergeant William Trampas Bishop
Florida Highway Patrol (FL)

Correctional Officer Joe William Heddy, Jr.
Escambia County Department of Corrections (FL)

Trooper Ryan Albin
Illinois State Police (IL)

Police Officer Miguel I. Moreno
San Antonio Police Department (TX)