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…
September 11, 2012
Texas cop killed cleaning weapon at home
Officer Down: Christopher Pasley - [Dallas, Texas]
By PoliceOne Staff
FORT WORTH, Texas — An officer has died of an "apparent accidental discharge" while cleaning his weapon, police said.
Dallas Officer Christopher Pasley was at his south Fort Worth home when the discharge occurred, according to the Forth Worth Star-Telegram, which cited a department news release.
Shortly after the shooting was reported Monday afternoon, police spokeswoman Officer Sharron Neal confirmed that Pasley was the person who died. He had joined the Dallas police in 2007.
The department's Employee Relations Team is working with his family to coordinate assistance, the article said.
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