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…
July 31, 2012
Wis. deputy killed in crash with tow truck
Officer Down: Sergio Aleman - [Milwaukee, Wisconsin]
By PoliceOne Staff
MILWAUKEE — A sheriff's deputy was killed in a two-vehicle car accident Tuesday.
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy Sergio Aleman was driving the agency's motorist assistance truck when it struck the back of a tow truck stopped on the side of the highway, The Officer Down Memorial Page reported. He was extricated and transported to a hospital in Wauwatosa, where he was pronounced dead.
"On behalf of the 1,200 men and women of the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Sheriff Aleman's family," Sheriff's Inspector Edward Bailey said at a press conference.
The sheriff will return home early from homeland security training in California to make further statements on the death, according to The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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