Archive of the Heroes Category

Deputy David C. Jones

7.30.2009 | 4 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 »

Deputy Edward N. Dare

7.30.2009 | 3 Comments

Age 57 Iron County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Dare was killed in a single-car rollover west of Cedar City. Shortly before 7 a.m., the 57-year-old victim responde... Read More »

Sergeant James E. Faraone

7.30.2009 | 2 Comments

Age 48 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Sergeant Faraone, 48, was killed in a traffic crash on Interstate 80. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the 48-year-old victim... Read More »

Officer Joseph D. Adams

7.30.2009 | 10 Comments

Age 26 Lehi Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Adams was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The 26-year-old victim was working a DUI shift when he stopped a car under an I-15 overpas... Read More »

Chief Cecil F. Gurr

7.30.2009 | 6 Comments

Age 50 Roosevelt Police Department Homicide: Rifle Chief Gurr was shot and killed at a convenience store in Ballard. The 50-year-old victim and several other officers responded to the store on a ... Read More »

Officer Michael J. Dunman

7.30.2009 | 2 Comments

Age 30 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Dunman was struck and killed by a motorist. At 4 p.m. the 30-year-old victim was on bicycle patrol near 1500 South State whe... Read More »

Lieutenant Thomas S. Rettberg

7.30.2009 | 5 Comments

Age 58 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Aircraft Lieutenant Rettberg died in a helicopter accident. At approximately 2 p.m., the 58-year-old victim and civilian mechanic Thomas Bahoravitch were pe... Read More »

Deputy Tracey D. Davidson

7.30.2009 | 1 Comment

Age 28 Juab County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Davidson was killed in a single-car crash on Brush-Wellman Road (UT-212), three miles west of the Intermountain Power Pl... Read More »

Officer Esther Todecheene

7.30.2009 | 2 Comments

Age 24 Navajo Department of Public Safety Accidental: Vehicle Accident Officer Todecheene was killed in a single-car rollover crash near Halchita, a small community south of Mexican Hat. The 24-y... Read More »

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