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 20, 2013
Miss. police chief struck by vehicle, dies
Officer Down: Randy Boykin - [Enterprise, Mississippi]
By PoliceOne Staff
ENTERPRISE, Miss. — A police chief died after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic.
Police Chief Randy Boykin, 50, died Tuesday en route to the hospital, according to Clarke County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Barry White.
Boykin, who had been chief for 12 years, directed traffic at the main intersection in town every weekday morning.
"He was a hard worker and he loved his family," White said. "It's just a sad day."
The female driver, who had her daughter in her car, stopped immediately and offered assistance, according to wlox 13.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
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