An officer with the Goshen (IN) Police Department has lost her battle with an aggressive type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord.
The agency said on Facebook, "With broken hearts we share with you that this morning we lost one of our officers after her short but fierce fight with Glioblastoma.
The post continued, "Kristen M. Carich was a Special Police Officer assigned as a School Resource Officer and will be missed by so many here, in the schools, and throughout the community. Kristen started her time with us on May 6th, 2019 and instantly fit into our police family.
The post concluded, "Her kind heart, generous spirit, and tenacious zeal for life were just a few of the qualities that she brought every day and the world is a little less bright without her. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and closest friends at his time."