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…
March 14, 2013
Canadian officer killed after bus slams cruiser
Officer Down: Jennifer Kovach - [Guelph, Canada]
By PoliceOne Staff
GUELPH, Ontario — A constable was killed early Thursday morning responding to a call when her cruiser was hit by a city bus.
Const. Jennifer Kovach, 26, was extracted from her vehicle by firefighters but pronounced dead at a hospital soon after, according to the National Post.
A statement from the Guelph police says Kovach exemplified the values of the service and was committed to making a difference.
Guelph police say Kovach was fulfilling her dream as a police officer and they will “forever remember her zest for life, her strong sense of adventure and her gregarious smile that brightened all our lives.”
The bus driver was treated for minor injuries and there were no passengers on the bus at the time of the crash, according to the article.
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