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 27, 2012
Fla. motor officer dies following collision
Officer Down: Chris Schaub - [Broward County, Florida]
By PoliceOne Staff
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Deputy Sheriff Chris Schaub of the Broward County Sheriff's Office was killed shortly after his motorcycle collided with a Mercedes-Benz in an intersection.
Deputy Schaub had been flown by helicopter to the nearby Broward Health Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries approximately four hours after the incident.
According to the Sun Sentinel, the driver of the Mercedes was 63-year-old Mirtha Odell, who was treated at a hospital and had not been charged as of Thursday night.
Deputy Schaub had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 22 years, according to ODMP.org. He is survived by his son and daughter.
His son reportedly also serves as a deputy with the agency.
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