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JANUARY
YDEREK PERNELL MELTON , 38   SAVANNAH GA. JANUARY 10 2009
While working nightclub security, a confrontation ensued with someone
trying to enter the club with alcohol.
The man left and returned shortly with a handgun and shot and killed Private Officer Melton.

J
UAN JOSE MARTINEZ, 24   BRONX NEW YORK JANUARY 9 2009
While on duty at a club party, a group barged the party and began
shooting when they were asked to leave.
Private Officer Martinez was struck several times.

ROSEMARY MONTIEL , 19 DELANO CA. JANUARY 17 2009
While on duty at a SEARS warehouse, Officer Montiel had a wreck in a golf cart and was trapped
underneath a trailer and succumbed to her injuries.

FEBRUARY
BRIAN MCCRAY 35  BRONX NY   FEBRUARY 9 2009
While on duty at an apartment complex, officer McCray was shot and
killed by unknown suspects.

MARCH
NO REPORTED DEATHS

APRIL
WAYNE GROOM, 43  EAST ST LOUIS ILL. APRIL 14 2009
While on duty as a contracted officer at Schnucks Grocery, Groom detained a shoplifter who shot him in the head
and legs with his own gun.

MAY
LAWRENCE MATES, 27 WATERBURY CT MAY 5 2009
While working at the Swizel Stix bar he was shot by a friend of a man who had
been removed from the bar.

RICARDO ALEJANDRO  VELARDE, 23, Long Beach CA MAY 21 2009
Was found shot to death in his vehicle at a nightclub in Rialto CA. where he had just
got off shift as a security officer.

DELMIRO Da COSTA, 59 SARASOTA FLA MAY 24 2009
Captain Da Costa was on patrol for Wackenhut when he was struck by another
vehicle and killed instantly.

ALFRED GONZALEZ-RAMOS  DENVER CO MAY 30 2009
Was shot while working security at a nightclub.

JUNE
PETER LYDE JR ,25, PHILADELPHIA PA JUNE 1 2009
While working security at a nightclub he was shot during an argument with a patron.

KURT HUSTED, 39, LAKEWOOD WA. JUNE 2 2009
While working as an armored car security officer he was shot dead during a robbery.
He had been employed with the company for 16yrs. 4 Suspects have been arrested.

STOCKTON CA JUNE 2 2009

CLAUDE EUGENE MCCORMICK
Both officers were unarmed and were shot to death at Park Village apartments.

EGUIS CAZARES
Both officers were unarmed and were shot to death at Park Village apartments.

BRANDON SIGLER, 26 MOBILE AL. JUNE 2 2009
While working security at an apartment complex he was shot and killed during a fight.
Sigler was employed as a full time police officer with Mobile Police.

STEVEN TYRONE JOHNS  WASHINGTON DC JUNE 10 2009
Special police officer Johns was killed in a gun battle at the
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, WASHINGTON DC.

CHEVOR WINT , 60, MIAMI FLA. JUNE 14 2009
Two assailants confronted the officer at a Metro Rail garage and killed him during a possible
robbery attempt.

TIM SLATON, 50, FRESNO CA. JUNE 20 2009
Died of a heart attack while on patrol of a regional medical center.

VINCENT FERNANDEZ , 34, of RIO RANCHO NM JUNE 23 2009
While employed with Brink's, the officer was involved in a traffic accident and
died of head trauma.

TERRANCE GRANT 67 LOUISVILLE KY JUNE 24 2009
While attempting to detain a trespasser/burglary suspect at an auto dealer, officer
suffered a heart attack and died at the hospital.

RENATO WOODS ATLANTA GA JUNE 29 2009
Security officer was shot and killed as he investigated a suspicious person at a business
where he was on duty.
(Two other security officers died while on duty and we are trying to confirm details)

JULY
UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER JULY 1 2009
BRADENTON FLA.
Died in a motor vehicle collision while on patrol.

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER JULY 2 2009
HOUSTON TX
Was shot and killed at a nightclub.

DAMION L WEST, 28, Richmond VA. JULY 9 2009
Was found murdered in an apartment complex

ROBERT YEE 61 MIAMI FLA.
Was shot execution style. Yee was a retired Miami police captain.

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER KILLED FAYETTEVILLE NC JULY 12 2009
SECURITY OFFICER DIED FROM A BULLET WOUND  HE GOT AT A NIGHTCLUB.

LYLE R KASTNER 57  SAN ANTONIO TX JULY 18 2009
While protecting a customer of a bingo hall, the officer was shot and killed during the robbery.

AUGUST
EMILY ANDERSON, 40 MIAMI BEACH FLA AUGUST 3 2009
Officer Anderson and her partner were trying to stop a shoplifter at a mall when the suspect collided with
their patrol vehicle. Anderson died on impact.

SEPTEMBER
SECURITY OFFICER 50  KILLED HATTIESBURG MS. SEPT 5 2009
Private security officer was killed in a traffic accident while transporting prisoners for a private transport company.

IVORY WRIGHT  25 CLEVELAND OHIO SEPTEMBER 12 2009
Officer Wright was shot and killed during a confrontation while working nightclub security.

CRESENCIO BORUEZ 46, 46 DALLAS TX.
Brinks security officer was shot and killed while filling an ATM machine at a bank.

LEROY FISHER 64 SACRAMENTO CA.
Was killed while working security for a local nightclub.

OCTOBER
ROBBIE SMITH   ATLANTA GA.  OCTOBER 24 2009
Officer was killed while on duty at an apartment complex stopping a home invasion.


NOVEMBER
KENDRICK BROWN 61 LONG ISLAND NY NOVEMBER 9 2009
Officer suffered a heart attack after being attacked while on duty.

KEVIN WHITE 43 BROOKLYN NY NOVEMBER 16 2009
Working at a nightclub, White tried breaking up a fight by firing gunshots in the club
and was killed by police arriving on the scene.

ALBERT RODRIGUEZ 59 FRESNO CA. NOVEMBER 24 2009
While on duty at apartment complex, he was beaten by several suspects and
killed with a tree branch.

DECEMBER
ORCLYN "CHARLIE "CONKLIN  41  DAYTON OHIO  DECEMBER 18 2009
While patrolling a parking lot of a grocery store unknown subjects shot
and killed Officer Conklin. Police have no motives in this case.

BOUNHOM MANYVONG  59 OAKLAND CA DECEMBER 19 2009
While on duty at an auto parts store the security officer approached a suspected
shoplifter and was shot and killed.

GARY JACKSON 28 OAKLAND CA DECEMBER 28 2009
Killed by gunfire from AK-47
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private police officer injuries and deaths, the total number of deaths is unknown due to a lack
of accurate agency reporting, media ommitting names and misclassificaiton of job titles.