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Police Officer Natalie Becky Corona

Davis Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 10, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer Natalie Becky Corona

Officer Corona

Your passion and zeal for life could be felt and seen by all. You are a true HERO and will not be forgotten. You touched my life as you did so many others. Rest in peace Natalie. I know you are in a better place.

Toni Ortiz
Retired, Supervising United States Probation Officer

March 14, 2020

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Natalie was killed in the line of duty.

To the Corona family, fellow officers, and all who call Natalie beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I know that that you will continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

I was privileged to attend Natalie's funeral which was held in the same campus building that my son Larry graduated from years ago. My grandson, born 2 1/2 months after his dad was killed, also attended the services, and it was his first police funeral. I cannot think of a more fitting person than Natalie for him to have honored.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Natalie gave to her community and the citizens of California and for the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on January 10, 2019.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 18, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss. I live in Mobile Alabama and this really touched my heart. Such a hard thing for a family to go through for no reason. I pray that God will bless your family somehow through this senseless act. May he give you mercy, peace and love.

Debra Hall A broken hearted citizen
NA

January 16, 2020

I remember hearing about this one morning when I came into roll call. You were so beautiful and so young, and I am sure you would’ve become something big in your department. You’ll forever be missed but never forgotten. Rest easy sister.

Officer Kennedy
Flint Police Department

January 15, 2020

RIP sister...Amen

Lt F.Magnapera(ret)
Manchester Twp NJ

January 13, 2020

Safe Journey, God bless!

LT Allen C Holmes Ret
Old Orchard Beach

January 13, 2020

Thank you for your service Officer Corona. So young what a shame.

George Bartlett
Person who supports all First Responders

January 12, 2020

So sad...So young...You will always be remembered by your law enforcement family. May God bless you and your family. Please Rest In Peace and watch over all your brothers and sisters in Blue.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

January 10, 2020

Davis Police To Unveil Fallen Officer Memorial

The unveiling is being held on the 1-year anniversary of Officer Natalie Corona's line-of-duty death.

Posted on Patch News Jan 10, 2020

DAVIS, CA — The Davis Police Department plans to unveil its newly constructed Fallen Officer Memorial in a special event Friday that falls on the one-year anniversary of the death of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona.

Corona was shot and killed Jan. 10, 2019, in the line of duty. The 22-year-old officer was responding to a car crash at 5th and D streets when a gunman, later identified by police as Kevin Limbaugh, rode up on a bicycle and opened fire. Corona was rushed to UC Davis Medical Center but did not survive.

Corona was described as a "rising star" in the Davis Police Department, where she began working as a part-time employee in 2016. She went on to attend the Sacramento Police Academy and graduated in 2018.

The promising young officer whose life was taken too soon has been remembered, honored and celebrated en masse by Davis residents, elected officials, members of the law enforcement community and UC Davis students.

Corona was the first Davis police officer to be killed in the line of duty since the 1950s.

Retired Police Officer
NYPD

January 10, 2020

1 year later: Slain Davis Officer Natalie Corona to be remembered

Posted on KCRA Jan 10, 2020

DAVIS, Calif. —
Friday marks the one year anniversary of Davis police Officer Natalie Corona’s death.

Corona was shot and killed on Jan. 10, 2019.

She was responding to a crash in near downtown Davis when a man rode up to the scene on a bicycle and ambushed her.

There are several events planned to honor Corona.

At 2 p.m. in Davis, the Newman Catholic Center and Davis Police Department will unveil a granite memorial bench for Corona near the scene of the shooting.

At 4:30 p.m., the Davis Police Department will hold a special event to honor fallen officers. Officials will unveil a new fallen officers memorial.

At 6:30 p.m., a group of people are planning to gather at the Davis Police Department and will carry Thin Blue Line flags in front of the station.

On Saturday, the group LEO Supporters will hold a fundraiser at the Thin Line Brewing at Rancho Cordova.

Retired Police Officer
NYPD

January 10, 2020

Rest in peace my beautiful sister. May your parents be always blessed and, know that you are free of pain in a better place

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 10, 2020

The one year anniversary of your loss is coming up in a few days. Please know that you are not forgotten. Although I didn’t know you, I was particularly struck by your loss as I’m in a similar point in my career right now. Rest easy Officer Corona.

Police Officer K Shum
Stockton School Police

January 6, 2020

Happy New Year Natalie. You are missed. Thank you for everything.

Lt. Fish
WPL

January 1, 2020

Merry Christmas Natalie. You are not forgotten

DPD 70

December 25, 2019

I have not forgotten you.

Anonymous
Anonymous

December 22, 2019

Its been a few months since I took the time to thank everyone who has wished Natalie blessings. Especially those of you who are serving or have served in the military and or police agencies. Natalie was a proud American patriot who loved this country, not only on the 4th of July but every day. Her decor was red, white and blue, all the time. May God bless all of you and may God bless America.

Army Veteran/ Retired LE Merced Corona
Father of Natalie Corona

December 20, 2019

It seems so wrong and unfair that a young lady so early in her law enforcement life was taken away from her lifetime of service. Why are the good taken so early and the evil seem to last forever? When horrible things happen to good people, the only thing to do is decide her death will somehow result in a better place where she worked. Her death has to have great positive results or it won't mean anything and this officer wouldn't put up with that. God bless you my sister, make the Sun shine brighter from Heaven, you are the angel now so look down and make each day safer and better for us all. Goodbye my sister, you will live in my heart and mind until we meet again.

Equipment Operator Retired Chuck Horne
Calif. State Dept. of Transportation

December 12, 2019

My thoughts are with you and your family. Rest easy, our father called you home.
Be proud family, after your grieving is done! She's with the perfect father of all of us, and will endure no more pain!

Spc. 4 Ret. U.S Army Robert Gates
U.S

December 8, 2019

“The Badge"

She starts her shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
She drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer she is known.

She’s paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But she usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has her salary beat.

Now she doesn't know a holiday
'Cause she works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At her home she cannot be found.

She’s cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
She seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some she’s just a fool.

Her friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath her badge and gun,
She’s just another women.

She knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And she gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when she leaves for work,
She prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight she stops a speeding car,
She alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
She does it everyday.

Well, she walks up to the driver's window,
And her badge is shining bright.
She asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So she lay on the ground bleeding.
Her blood wasn't blue - Her blood was red.
And briefly she thought of her loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved her cried.

Well, they buried her in uniform
With her badge pinned on his chest.
She even had her revolver,
She died doing his best.

Back the Blue, Kate

November 15, 2019

Natalie Corona was so young and had her whole life ahead of her. And i am sorry for Merced Corona who has to live with the fact that his daughter was lost in active duty.

Matthew Stubblefied

November 13, 2019

So sad, an officer just beginning her tour of duty. She was a member of a Law Enforcement family. Rest in peace my sister.

CalTrans Equipment Operator (retired) Ch
Calif State Departmen of Transportation

November 11, 2019

To the parents of officer Corona. My sincere condolences for your loss . Up ill

Lt. Phillip Otero
Albuquerque police Dept

November 9, 2019

Officer Corona your passing has stayed with me. I think about you frequently. What happens was a tragedy. Your story and many others have inspired me to continue the legacy of keeping the peace. The world is not full of darkness because it allowed you to exist a beacon of light and inspiration whose heart was noble and answered the call to serve. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten I will remember you always. RIP Natalie

SPC Zepeda
US ARMY

November 7, 2019

You are always in my thoughts and prayers Natalie. Rest easy sister.

Police Officer Ibrahim Desouki
University of California, Davis PD

November 7, 2019

What a senseless tragedy. She had her whole career and life ahead of her. Godspeed to you Natalie. May you rest in peace and in the grace of our lord and savior Jesus Christ! You were a blessing to your family and friends, I am sure of it. It is always sad to hear of a death in general but when it it is someone so young and full of life it is even more devastating. God bless your family as well. Sgt, you raised a wonderful and beautiful young lady. I am truly sorry for your loss.

Victor Navarrette Retired
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

November 6, 2019

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