DonRocks Posted October 15, 2016 Share Posted October 15, 2016 "Elegy for a Pig" on Hulu, a 25-minute long Adam-12 episode Below are links to the 347 line-of-duty deaths for officers stationed in DC and surrounding jurisdictions. Included are MD and VA state enforcement (which may include fatalities outside the area), and excluded are the vast majority of federal enforcement agencies (which may exclude fatalities inside the area). I urge people to watch "Elegy for a Pig" (if you cannot afford the subscription, write me) then take some time to think about all 347 men and women from our hometown, every single one having suffered the same fate as Officer Tom Porter. Although Adam-12 is fictional, my best friend was a fallen officer - he won't be listed here, because suicides aren't included, but those few of us left know that Evan's death was "in the line of duty." I was the best man in his wedding, and a couple years later, I was the only non-Jewish pallbearer at his funeral. I rode along with him on patrol many times, including one fateful evening when Patrolman Ryan Johnson was shot, lying there bleeding to death before my very eyes, and leaving behind a wife and child when he died from his gunshot wounds. This post is dedicated to Sergeant Evan Michael Rogers, Prince Georges Country Police Department, End of Watch: Jan 18, 1993. Evan's kid sister, Karen (or, "Tuffy," as he called her), runs the Facebook page, "Survivors of Suicide." Karen just this minute wrote me to say that Evan's dad said to say hello - when I saw the face of Mr. Rogers - now in his 80s - when he threw a handful of dirt on Evan's coffin, it was the first time I ever saw the end of the world. Supposedly, Evan wrote something to me in his suicide note; I never read it. Line of Duty Deaths - From "Officer Down Memorial Page" Alexandria Police Department Alexandria Sheriff's Office Arlington County Police Department DC Metropolitan Police Department DC Department of Corrections DC Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Police Department Fairfax County Police Department Fairfax County Sheriff's Office Hyattsville Police Department Prince George's Country Police Department Prince George's Country Sherriff's Department Seat Pleasant Police Department MD Board of Public Works - State Fishery Force MD Department of Natural Resources - State Park Service MD Division of Correction MD National Capital Park Police - Montgomery County Division MD Natural Resources Police MD Toll Facilities Police Department MD Transportation Authority Police Montgomery Country Police Department Montgomery County Sheriff's Office U.S. Capitol Police U.S. Department of Defense - Pentagon Police Department U.S. Department of Defense - Walter Reed Army Center Police VA Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control VA Department of Corrections VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries VA Department of Prohibition Enforcement VA Department of Motor Vehicles - Enforcement Division VA Port Authority Police Department VA State Police White House Police Force --- U.S. Government (too many to include, except for what's listed above) 1 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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