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JANUARY

JAMES P. KEARNS 47  TUCSON ARIZONA
Died after a struggle with several people fighting.

RUBEN MATA 32 PORTLAND OREGON
Was killed during an altercation at a nightclub New Year's day.

UNKNOWN
Killed at a nightclub New Year's day.

FLOYD HYMER 62 LOS ANGELES CA
Killed during shooting

LUIS ARTURO MARTINEZ 22 HOUSTON TX
Shot to death at nightclub

JOSEPH SUITT 30 THIBODAUX LA.
Died in a traffic accident as he entered work

FEBRUARY
BRIAN CATES 57 ANTIOCH CA
Died from stab wounds

JULIO GARCIA 52 LOS ANGELES CA.
Died after being struck by vehicle on TV set of NCIS

WINFRED HUNT 54 GREENSBORO NC
Was shot to death while working at a local nightclub

DEANDRE THOMAS 26 EUCLID OH
Was shot to death while on duty at Cleveland nightclub

JOSE MARTINEZ  SAN JUAN PR
Shot to death

ROBERTO HERRERA 44 LOS ANGELES CA. FEBRUARY 23 2011
Was shot to death by student while teaching a security guard class.

SEAN THRIFT VICTORVILLE CA FEBRUARY 27 2011
Was shot to death while on duty at a nightclub.

MARCH
GREG BROWN HARRISONBURG VA MARCH 8 2011
Owner of security-private investigations agency was found murdered in his vehicle.

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER PITTSBURGH PA MARCH 12 2011
Was killed while directing traffic.

UNKNOWN HAGERSTOWN M D. MARCH 12 2011
Security officer fell from roof of an apartment building

GARY CASTILLO 32 LAWRENCEVILLE GA MARCH 15 2011
Shot and killed during a robbery as he worked for GARDA armored cars.

RONALD CLARK 28 FAYETTEVILLE NC MARCH 25 2011
Clark was a enlisted serviceman at Fort Bragg who was killed while working a private
security job at a local nightclub.

LEROY "SMOKY" BROWN 37 NEW YORK MARCH 27 2011
Was killed while working nightclub security

APRIL
UNKNOWN TRENTON NJ APRIL 2 2011
Stabbed to death working nightclub security

JIM ANDREW LEE 58 HOUSTON TX APRIL 1 2011
Stabbed to death by a homeless man at office building

KEITH HOLTON 29 FULLERTON CA APRIL 9 2011
Died from injuries of an assault

FIDEL SANCHEZ 26 HOUSTON TX APRIL 20 211
Shot to death in Fort Bend during a burglary of a construction site.

JOSHUA L MILLER 22 EAST ST LOUIS IL APRIL 23 2011
Was shot in the head and killed on duty at a construction site.

MAY
ROLANDO TIRADO PHOENIX AZ MAY 1 2011
Was shot and killed while working a special event. Tirado was a full time police officer
from a neighboring town but was working a security job at the time of his death.

CARLOS MELENDEZ SOLIS 46 HOUSTON TX MAY 1 2011
Was shot and killed working nightclub security.

MILTON TORRES ORLANDO FLA MAY 7 2011
Stabbed to death by an unruly patron of a nightclub.

KEITH WELLES 45 CHICAGO IL MAY 11 2011
Died from injuries sustained in an on duty assault

ROBERT DALE ST. CLAIR 49 DALLAS TX MAY 11 2011
Was shot to death trying to stop a robbery of a restaurant

MATHEW FINLEY LITTLE 26 BRANDON FLA MAY 15 2011
Security officer was shot and killed at an apartment complex in St Petersburg Fla.

UNKNOWN CHICAGO IL MAY 19 2011
Stabbed to death during robbery

DANIEL HUNDSON 67 RENO NV MAY 20 2011
Officer died while struggling to subdue disorderly man.

EMMANUEL SANTIAGO SAN JUAN PR MAY 23 2011
Stabbed to death by unknown assailant.

ROCHELLE PENDER 71  WILSON NC MAY 21 2011
While on duty as Wal-Mart door guard was assaulted by shoplifter.


JUNE

JAIME ALBERTO VILLACORTA 24 SANTA ANA CA. JUNE 10 2011
Was shot and killed by possible gang members at an apartment complex.

MARSHALL CHAISTAIN  67  ANDERSON SC JUNE 15 2011
Suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a building while on patrol.

JULY
UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER73- ILLINOIS
SECURITY OFFICER DIED FROM ASSAULT

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER PHILADELPHIA PA.
Killed when a dumpster fell onto him from an overhead crane.

STEVEN E ORANGE JR 46 ROANOKE VA JULY 13 2011
Was shot and killed while on duty at an apartment complex.

SCOTT J BERGSENG 28  YUBA COUNTY CA.JULY 18 2011
Was killed in a traffic accident while on duty.

SONIA GALAN 71 SAN FRANCISCO CA JULY 14 2011
Was killed in an industrial accident while on-duty.

UNKNOWN JEFFERSON LA JULY 24 2011
Died from stab wounds

JAMES MCKINNEY 54 JACKSON MS JULY 26 2011
Shot dead during a robbery of a Shell gas station

ELEANOR CAPERTON 72 CHARLESTON SC JULY 24 2011
Was killed by a DUI driver while on duty

AUGUST
RICKY ALLEN 45 PANAMA CITY FLA AUGUST 1 2011
Died from blunt force object at Panama City Marina.

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER  TAMPA FLA AUGUST 1 2011
Shot to death at a nightclub.

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER DETROIT MI AUGUST 5 2011
Shot to death by patron ejected from club.

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER MIAMI FLA AUGUST 5 2011
Shot to death by patron ejected from club.

STANLY CURTAIN 61 JACKSOM MS AUGUST 9 2011
Died of a heart attack during confrontation

GLENN GOODRICH 49 INDIANAPOLIS IN AUGUST 13 2011
Died at Indiana State Fair when staging fell on top of him.

JOEL RODRIGUEZ 45 OKLAHOMA CITY OKL AUGUST 12 2011
Killed by gunfire at a nightclub.

ALVARO LOPEZ RAMOS 26 MIAMI FLA  AUGUST 21 2011
Shot-killed during a robbery

RAY DUATARTAS 49 GARLAND COUNTY ARKANSAS AUGUST 18 2011
Killed while breaking up a fight at a nightclub

JOSE BENITEZ MONTGOMERY COUNTY TX AUGUST 15 2011
Shot to death at restaurant

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER  DETROIT MI  AUGUST 27 2011
Was killed at a nightclub.

LIONEL NEWELL 55 DALLAS TX AUGUST 31 2011
Shot to death during bank robbery.

JOSEPH THREADGILL 23 ALBUQURQUE NM AUGUST 28 2011
Was shot  seven times  at a nightclub

SEPTEMBER
LAMAR BROOKES 43 AUGUSTA GA.

RUSSELL HORNER 61, TAMPA FLA MAY 27 2011
Retired FBI agent employed by Target security died in struggle with shoplifter.

THOMAS FITZPATRICK 47, MANHATTAN IL SEPTEMBER 29 2011
Dies of injuries from fall at industrial facility.

OCTOBER
MAYBERRY PORTER 51 CHICAGO IL OCTOBER 6 2011
Was shot to death while working security at a grocery store.

DENNIS FOX 53 CHICAGO IL OCTOBER 9 2011
Was stabbed and shot during a robbery of a gas station.

SECURITY OFFICER HARTFORD CT OCTOBER 10 2011
Was killed at apartment building.

JACQUES NOVEMBRE 61 WEST PALM BEACH FLA OCTOBER 1 2011
Was attacked, beaten during burglary at shopping center on July 14 2011.
He died of his injuries 78 days later.

ROBERT FERGUSON 78 COLUMBIA SC OCTOBER 13 2011
Died in a car accident leaving work at the Farmers Market.

REGINALD THOMPSON 41 MEMPHIS TN OCTOBER 23 2011
Was shot and killed on duty at Bent Tree Apartments.


FRANKIE RONDON-ROSARIO SAN JUAN PR OCTOBER 19 2011
While working on a closed US Naval Base, the officer was shot during a robbery

RICHARD WALTON ST PAUL MN 1986
Officer Walton was killed during a gun battle inside a hospital pharmacy in St. Paul.
He was an off-duty law enforcement officer working security.

SECURITY OFFICER BOISE ID OCTOBER 27 2011
Killed at a campground by blunt force trauma

NOVEMBER
MICHAEL BANKS 30 HOBART INDIANA NOVEMBER 2 2011
Shot to death during a robbery at a store in Chicago IL.

REGINALD RANIER 54 CHICAGO IL NOVEMBER 10 2011
Shot to death during robbery of Aldi's store

PAUL HOBART 24 FLINT MICHIGAN NOVEMBER 12
Died as a result of an on duty car accident

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER ATLANTA GA NOVEMBER  13 2011
Found deceased in his vehicle at work

MANUEL TOMANENG 71 SAN FRANCISCO CA NOVEMBER 14 2011
Died as a result of being struck by a city bus.

KEVIN ROLLINS 43 LAWTON OKLAHOMA NOVEMBER 20 2011
Was shot to death working nightclub security

NORA HOLTS 66 NEW YORK NOVEMBER 11 2011
Died of a heart attack during her shift.

MANFORD E FURR MONTGOMERY AL OCTOBER 12 1974
Retired police officer working security killed by armed gang

NORMAN ANTHONY STEPHENS DETROIT MICHIGAN DECEMBER 14 2001
Armored car guard killed during robbery

AHMAD ISSOUI 49  HOUSTN TX NOVEMBER 28 2011
Shot to death during a robbery at gaming room

SECURITY OFFICER WASHINGTON DC NOVEMBER 26 2011
Shot to death at lounge during disturbance

WILLIAM KELLET SPRINGFIELD MO JULY 4 1998
Killed during a burglary at an auto dealership

DECEMBER
WILLIAM SAMUEL KENNEY 55 LODI TOWNSHIP MI AUGUST 18 2006
Was beat to death during a burglary at an Ann Arbor car dealership

TERRANCE DRAYTON 26 BROOKLYN NY DECEMBER 4 2011
Shot to death working nightclub security

KAMRUL BHUIYAN WOODBRIDGE NJ DECEMBER 7 2011
Died in a traffic accident driving Garda Armored Car.

WILLIAM CLARK FORD JR 62 TAMPA BAY FL SEPTEMBER 21 1984
Was shot during robbery. Killer confessed in December 2011

TIMOTHY WATERA 66 NEW ORLEANS LA DECEMBER 2011
Died of head trauma

JESUS ORTEGA 22 QUEENS NY DECEMBER 21 2011
Died of stabbing

RODERICK MCGUIRE 26 HOUSTON TX
Shot to death at apartment complex

SECURITY OFFICER LIMON COLORADO DECEMBER 20 2011
Died in traffic accident during heavy snows while transporting a prisoner to jail.

ROBERT WARREN 34 CHICAGO IL DECEMBER 25 2011
Shot to death while working nightclub security

JOSE EMANUEL RAMERIZ 23 SAN JUAN PR DECEMBER 26 2011
Died in fight at apartments.

CLIFTON LEWIS 41 CHICAGO IL DECEMBER 29 2011
Was shot and killed during a robbery. Lewis was a Chicago police officer
working private security at the time of death.


THESE NAMES HAVE BEEN ADDED FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

CARMEN DIAZ 28 CALIFORNIA

OSVALDO VERA DALLAS TX NOVEMBER 15 2003
Was shot to death

JIMMIE SCOTT LOUISVILLE KY MARCH 1998
Died from beating injuries

DWIGHT PEEK SAN ANTONIO TX NOVEMBER 10 2005
Was shot to death

KEVIN BURNS 57 NEW JERSEY 1984
Was shot to death

WILLIAM BUCHANAN DALLAS TX JANUARY 1 2007
Was involved in a hit and run accident

JESUS RAMON MARTINEZ 24 LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS

ADAN SANCHEZ 19 DALLAS TEXAS FEBRUARY 17 2007
Was shot to death

WILLIAM DOHERTY  MARCH 28 2009 TEXAS
Died on duty in a motor vehicle accident

RAY WOUSON JUNE 18 2010 VICTORIA TX JUNE 18 2010
Was killed in traffic accident while working as armored guard

CHRIS PULLY 61 TUSCON AZ MAY 2001
Suffered trauma injuries in attack.

JOSE BENITEZ MONTGOMERY COUNTY TX AUGUST 15 2011
Was shot and killed at restaurant.

STEVEN LEE CARTER DECATUR GA.
Was shot to death

JIMMY ANDREW LEE HOUSTON TEXAS MARCH 26 2011
Was stabbed to death after confronting trespasser at an office.

GEORGE FAUN 61 DAYTON OHIO FEBRUARY 12 1947
Shot after initerrupting a burglary

GLENN TOWNES RALEIGH NC
Shot to death at hotel.

STANLY NEWTON BOSTON MA 1963
Killed by a shoplifter

WILLIAM SMITH 54 HOLLYWOOD CA 1982
Killed during store robbery

PETER PAIGE NEW YORK CITY NY OCTOBER 20 1981
Brinks security officer killed in gunbattle during robbery

JOSEPH TROMBINO NEW YORK CITY SEPTEMBER 11 2001
Killed in terrorist attacks


This is not a complete list of the men and women who died in the line of duty this year.
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