Deputy Anthony White and Deputy Kenny Ingram were killed when state troopers said their county-issued vehicle struck a tractor-trailer that had stopped for traffic in the left eastbound lane near Exit 190 on Interstate 20 eastbound in Columbia County, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
A 19-year Sheriff's Office veteran, the officer was a member of the SWAT team, which was helping U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents serve a high-risk warrant at the home, Sheriff Mike Williams said.
Officer Joe McCrink completed more than 1,000 miles of bike rides in the month of September in an effort to raise awareness of—and increase funding for—childhood cancer.
An officer with the Orlando Police Department who saved the life of a one-year-old girl at the scene of a vehicle collision will be honored by the department and the community at a ceremony on Tuesday.
Officer Levi Simmons is known as the longest serving, certified active duty officer in North Carolina.