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…
August 21, 2012
Vehicle recovered, suspect questioned in deadly Md. pursuit
Officer Down: Adrian Morris - [Beltsville, Maryland]
My Fox DC
WASHINGTON — Police have recovered a car that two Prince George's County officers were pursuing when the officers were involved in a crash that killed one of them.
Police say the car was recovered early Tuesday morning in Washington. Investigators are questioning the occupant of the car, but it's not clear whether the person was involved in Monday's pursuit. No charges have been filed.
The officer who was killed was 23-year-old Adrian Morris, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, who had been on the force for 2 1/2 years. The other officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash occurred Monday afternoon on southbound Interstate 95 near the Powder Mill Road exit. The officers had been pursuing a car that was believed to have been involved in a theft.
Reprinted with permission from My Fox DC
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