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: Mike Roberts and Tim Lowry - [Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma]
By PoliceOne Staff
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. — Two reserve sheriff's deputies were killed when their vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer rig Friday.
Deputy Mike Roberts and Deputy Tim Lowry died after the accident, according to the News-Star. They were reportedly returning to the sheriff's office after serving warrants.
Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth said everyone in law enforcement will be affected by the loss.
“Both were extremely dedicated — it’s a loss for Pottawatomie County, the sheriff’s office, law enforcement and the citizens,” Booth said. “They volunteered and spent an enormous amount of time getting bad guys off the street.”
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