Lorne Ahrens was 'dedicated professional,' Michael Krol wanted to be police officer all his life
Patrick Zamarripa deployed to Bahrain in Iraq War, Brent Thompson was recently married
Michael Smith was "very private and protective of his family"
The killing of five law enforcement officers in Dallas this week sent shock waves and then grief through the city, in the deadliest incident for police since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The men who died were remembered by colleagues and citizens as caring, dedicated and professional.