Archive of the Heroes Category

Officer Joshua Yazzie

6.08.2010 | 19 Comments

Age: 33 Bureau of Indian Affairs Accidental: Vehicle Accident Officer Yazzie, 33, died when his patrol vehicle rolled 200 feet down an embankment on the side of Bottle Hollow Dam on the Ute Tribe... Read More »



Sergeant Franco R. Aguilar

4.30.2010 | 10 Comments

Age: 36 Sevier County Sheriff's Office Accident Sergeant Franco R. Aguilar died instantly as the result of a fall from a freeway overpass. The 36-year-old victim had responded to the scene of a o... Read More »



Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox

1.05.2010 | 15 Comments

Millard County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Shooting Deputy Fox was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Highway 50, one mile east of Delta. The 37-year-old victim had stopped a vehicle and was ... Read More »



Officer Charles B. Skinner

7.30.2009 | 4 Comments

North Salt Lake Police Department Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Officer Skinner died of injuries suffered while responding to a call for assistance from another agency pursuing a stolen car.... Read More »



Officer Stephen R. Anderson

7.30.2009 | 5 Comments

Department of Corrections Homicide: Handgun Officer Anderson, 60, was murdered by a Utah State Prison inmate he was escorting to the University Hospital’s orthopedic clinic in Salt Lake City. Wh... Read More »



Detective Kevin S. Orr

7.30.2009 | 6 Comments

Age 34 Uintah County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Aircraft Detective Orr died from injuries received in the crash of a helicopter during a search and rescue operation. On Nov. 21, the 35-year-old... Read More »



Officer Jon C. Draper

7.30.2009 | 5 Comments

Utah Department of Wildlife Resources Accidental: Medical Officer Draper died while conducting a routine check of wildlife traps in Straight Canyon, near Orangeville. When the 40-year-old victim f... Read More »



Deputy Jeremiah K. Johnson

7.30.2009 | 2 Comments

Age 30 Emery County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Deputy Johnson was killed in a traffic crash near Castle Dale. The 30-year-old victim was finishing an overnight shift w... Read More »



Deputy David C. Jones

7.30.2009 | 3 Comments

Age 44 Garfield County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Jones lost his life while attempting to arrest an intoxicated motorist. The victim had stopped a truck in Alvey Wash, an isolated lo... Read More »



Officer Ronald M. Wood

7.30.2009 | 4 Comments

Age 39 West Jordan Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Wood was shot and killed by an armed juvenile. The 39-year-old victim responded to Jordan Meadows Park, 2350 W. 7510 South, on a rep... Read More »



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