Thursday, March 8, 2018

End of Watch Report February 2018

In February 2018, 13 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty across the United States, bringing the year-to-date total to 22 officers.  Of the thirteen line of duty deaths that took place in February, nine were the result of felonious gunfire, three were automobile crashes, and one was the result of an assault. 

As of the end of February, line of duty deaths are down 21% overall in comparison to the same time last year.

The Officer Down Memorial Page extends our sincere condolences to the families, friends, and agencies who lost a loved one to a line of duty death in February 2018.

Please take a moment to read the memorials of those fallen heroes:

Deputy Sheriff Micha Lee Flick
El Paso County Sheriff's Office, CO

Deputy Sheriff Steven Balenger
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA

Reserve Officer Jarate DeWayne Condit
Asher Police Department, OK

Police Officer David Charles Sherrard
Richardson Police Department, TX


Police Officer Chase Lee Maddox
Locust Grove Police Department, GA

K9 Officer Eric Joseph Joering
Westerville Division of Police, OH

Police Officer Anthony Pasquale Morelli
Westerville Division of Police, OH

Commander Paul R. Bauer
Chicago Police Department, IL


Police Officer Darren Maurice Weathers
Detroit Police Department, MI

Deputy Sheriff Kevin James Stanton
Brevard County Sheriff's Office, FL

Police Officer Justin Taylor Billa
Mobile Police Department, AL

Sergeant Mujahid Ramzzaddin
Prince George's County Police Department, MD

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, PA