Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Aircraft accident
Investigator Brosch, Trooper Charles Bassing of the Arkansas State Police, and Detective James Avant of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, were killed in a helicopter accident.
The three officers were being trained by DEA agents as spotters for a marijuana eradication program. The aircraft was taking off when it experienced a mechanical failure and crashed into the ground. The helicopter, which had just been refueled, burst into flames. All three officers were burned to death as a result.
Investigator Brosch had been employed with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for three years, and is survived by his wife, two young children, and parents.