Honoring Officers Killed in 2008

Border Patrol Agent Jarod C. Dittman

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper James Scott Burns

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

EOW: Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Cause: Gunfire

Officer Monte Ruby

CoxHealth Department of Public Safety, MO

EOW: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Cause: Assault

Officer Kristine Marie Fairbanks

United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations, US

EOW: Saturday, September 20, 2008

Cause: Gunfire

Special Agent Sang T. Jun

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US

EOW: Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cause: Duty related illness

Sergeant Alex W. Baez

New York City Police Department, NY

EOW: Saturday, November 22, 2008

Cause: 9/11 related cancer


K9 King

Bell County Sheriff's Department, KY

EOW: Thursday, January 10, 2008

Cause: Vehicular assault

K9 Ulf

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, PA

EOW: Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Cause: Gunfire

K9 Baloo

Tempe Police Department, AZ

EOW: Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Cause: Fall

K9 Oozi

Broward County Sheriff's Office, FL

EOW: Thursday, July 17, 2008

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

K9 King Luther

Rutland Police Department, VT

EOW: Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Cause: Struck by vehicle

K9 Hieke

Coral Springs Police Department, FL

EOW: Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Cause: Heat exhaustion

K9 Striker

Scottsdale Police Department, AZ

EOW: Friday, August 29, 2008

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

K9 Hector

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, LA

EOW: Monday, October 13, 2008

Cause: Vehicular assault

K9 Andy

Plymouth Township Police Department, PA

EOW: Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

K9 Carsen

Giles County Sheriff's Office, VA

EOW: Friday, December 12, 2008

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)