Fallen Heroes Friday (February 9th, 2018)

HONORING:

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick
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El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, February 5, 2018

AGE: 34

TOUR: 11 years
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DETAILS:

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was shot and killed while conducting an auto theft investigation in the area of Galley Road and N Murray Boulevard, in Colorado Springs, at approximately 4:00 pm.

Several officers attempted to take a suspect into custody, but the man began to struggle and then opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Flick and wounding two other deputies, a Colorado Springs police officer, and a bystander. The man was shot and killed by return gunfire.

Deputy Flick had served with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He was killed on the 11th anniversary of starting with the department. He is survived by his wife and 7-year-old twins.

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HONORING:

Deputy Sheriff Steven Belanger
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 6, 2018

AGE: 52

TOUR: 7 years
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DETAILS:

Deputy Sheriff Steve Belanger succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on December 10th, 1994, when he was ambushed while conducting a traffic stop in the 18400 block of La Guardia Street in Rowland Heights.

He had recognized the driver of the vehicle as being wanted for a previous assault. As he searched the two occupants of the car, one of the man's friends rode up behind Deputy Belanger on a skateboard and shot him in the back of the head. The man fled the scene and committed suicide about one hour later.

Doctors were unable to remove the bullet from Deputy Belanger's brain. He remained under constant medical care and confined to a wheelchair until passing away on February 6th, 2018.

Deputy Belanger had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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HONORING:

Reserve Officer Jarate Dewayne Condit
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Asher Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, February 6, 2018

AGE: 23

TOUR: Not available
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DETAILS:

Reserve Officer Jarate Condit was killed in a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 177, south of State Highway 59, at approximately 5:30 pm.

He was en route to mandatory training, in Shawnee, when his patrol car left the roadway and crashed into a concrete culvert as he attempted to pass another vehicle. The patrol car became engulfed in flames upon impact with the culvert.

Officer Condit is survived by his young child and parents.

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HONORING:

Police Officer David Sherrard
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Richardson Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, February 7, 2018

AGE: 37

TOUR: 13 years
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DETAILS:

Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at an apartment complex at 4250 East Renner Road.

As officers arrived on scene they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound outside of the apartment. The officers were able to identify an apartment where the suspect was located. As they made entry into the apartment the man opened fire, striking Officer Sherrard in the neck. Officer Sherrard was transported to Medical City Plano where he succumbed to his wound.

The subject barricaded himself inside of the apartment for several hours before surrendering. The man who shot Officer Sherrard was charged with capital murder of a police officer.

Officer Sherrard had served with the Richardson Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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May you be at rest.

This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).