Becky Strong

LAPD Police Officer II Becky V. Strong passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021, from complications due to COVID-19. She had served with the department since 1994 and was most recently assigned to South Traffic Division. Chief Michel Moore said Strong was “well known throughout the organization, well respected” and “a voice always of encouragement […] Read More »

Tony Carlon

A 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department, Tony Carlon, 44, was fatally shot multiple times by an off-duty firefighter at Los Angeles County Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce on June 1, 2021.  Read More »

George Roque

Los Angeles Fire Department Captain I George Roque passed away from complications of COVID-19 at an area hospital on New Year’s Day, 2021. He was a 22-year veteran with the LAFD, assigned to Station 97 in the Laurel Canyon/Mulholland area. He was 57 years old and is survived by his wife and four children.  Captain Roque […] Read More »

Jose Perez

Firefighter III / Paramedic Perez, 44, is survived by his wife and three children. Perez had been with the department for more than 16 years. Read More »

Damon Gutzwiller

Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller was shot and killed as he and other deputies investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle. Read More »

Albert Torres

Albert Torres

Captain Albert Torres suffered a fatal heart attack while patrolling areas affected by the Saddleridge Fire, a wildfire covering over 8,000 acres that destroyed more than 20 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations of 100,000 residents in the area. Read More »

Carlos Cammon

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Cammon passed away on August 23rd, 2019, having never regained consciousness after collapsing during a SWAT training exercise on July 18th, 2013. Read More »

Ryan Zirkle

Marin County Sheriff’s Office, California Deputy Sheriff Ryan Zirkle was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 1, north of Point Reyes Station, while responding to a 911 hangup call shortly after 12:00 am. His vehicle left the wet roadway as it entered a curve in the road, and struck a tree on the driver’s […] Read More »