"The tragic deaths ... (are) a stark reminder of the dangers our law enforcement professionals face each and every day while protecting and serving our communities," said Craig Floyd with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
. "Too often, their service and sacrifice are taken for granted."
Singh, 33, was gunned down while making a traffic stop just before 1 a.m. in a mostly residential part of Newman, a city of 11,000 located about 70 miles east of San Jose. A native of Fiji, Singh had been with the Newman Police Department since 2011.
DeKalb County (Georgia) Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores
Flores, 24, was shot while conducting a traffic stop in suburban Atlanta. The suspect fled his vehicle, produced a handgun and shot Flores before being shot and killed by responding officers. Flores had been hired by the police department in May 2017.
Deputy US Marshal Chase White
White, 41, was shot and killed in Tucson, Arizona, while serving a Tucson Police felony warrant. The suspect opened fire before barricading himself in his home and eventually surrendering to police. White had joined the service in 2015.
Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez
Jimenez, 28, was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance outside Mercy Hospital in Chicago. As police arrived on the scene the suspect fatally shot his ex-fiancee and then ran into the hospital, exchanging shots with officers and striking Jimenez. The officer had served with the Chicago Police Department for 18 months.
Ventura County (California) Sheriff's Deputy Ron Helus
Sheriff's deputy Helus, who was set to retire, was among about a dozen people killed when a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. Helus was shot multiple times as he entered the bar with a California Highway Patrol officer.
Florence County (South Carolina) Sheriff's Deputy Farrah B. Turner
Deputy Turner succumbed to injuries she received on October 3. She was among seven officers shot
while serving a warrant at a residence. Sgt. Terrence Carraway (listed below) died earlier.
Gwinnett County (Georgia) Police Officer Antwan Toney
Officer Antwan Toney, who had just turned 30, was responding with another officer to a call of possible marijuana use. Toney was shot at from inside the suspect vehicle
as soon as he approached the car in a parking lot at a middle school. He was hit one time. The other officer, returned fire and dragged Toney away, and he died at a hospital.
North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin K. Conner
Trooper Conner pulled over a driver of a pickup truck for speeding a few miles from the South Carolina state line. The driver fired several shots, hitting the trooper
, who died after being transported to a hospital.
Florence (South Carolina) Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway