Fallen Heroes (February 21, 2020)

HONORING:

Lieutenant Shirley Lanning
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Canadian County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, February 14, 2020

Age: 58

Tour: 30 years

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DETAILS:

Lieutenant Shirley Lanning was killed in an automobile crash on the Northwest Expressway just west of the John Kilpatrick Turnpike.

Her patrol car crossed the center line and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle. The occupants of the other vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Lieutenant Lanning had served in law enforcement for 30 yeas. She had previously served with the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office and the University of Central Oklahoma Police Department. She is survived by her husband, stepson, parents, and siblings..
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HONORING:

Officer David Kellywood
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White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch: Monday, February 17, 2020

Age: 26

Tour: 9 months

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DETAILS:

Officer David Kellywood was shot and killed after responding to reports of shots being fired near the Hon-Dah Casino in Pinetop, Arizona, shortly before 1:00 am.

Officer Kellywood was the first officer to arrive on the scene and encountered the subject, who immediately attacked him. During the ensuing struggle, the man fatally shot Officer Kellywood. Another officer who arrived on the scene shot and killed the subject.

Officer Kellywood had served with the White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department for nine months and had previously served with the Navajo County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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HONORING:

Firefighter Patrick Jones
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Porterville Fire Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Age: 25

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

On Tuesday afternoon, February 18, 2020, at approximately 1614hrs., firefighters from the Porterville Fire Department, as well as the counties of King, Fresno, and Tulare, responded to a fire at the Porterville Public Library. Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones perished in the blaze. Two teen boys have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire. Investigation into the incident continues.
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HONORING:

Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa
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Porterville Fire Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Age: 35

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

On Tuesday afternoon, February 18, 2020, at approximately 1614hrs., firefighters from the Porterville Fire Department, as well as the counties of King, Fresno, and Tulare, responded to a fire at the Porterville Public Library. Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones perished in the blaze. Two teen boys have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire. Investigation into the incident continues.
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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).

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