As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
Officer Down: Game Warden Pilot Daryl Gordon - [Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine]
By PoliceOne Staff
PISCATAQUIS COUNTY, Maine — Game Warden Daryl Gordon was killed in a plane crash in a remote area near Clear Lake in Piscataquis County.
He was flying a department-owned Cessna 185 when it crashed sometime during the night on March 24, 2011. A massive search was launched and wreckage along with Warden Gordon's body was located the following morning at approximately 9:00 am.
Warden Gordon had served with the Maine Warden Service for 25 years.
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