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 28, 2013
La. rookie cop killed in 2-vehicle crash
Officer Down: Dustin Hamilton - [Baton Rouge, Louisiana]
PoliceOne Member since 07/15/2011
End of Service: 09/27/2013
By PoliceOne Staff
BATON ROUGE, La. — An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy died in a car crash Friday night.
Officer Dustin Hamilton, 24, died at the scene after his cruiser collided with another vehicle, according to WBRZ.com.
"It was his life-long dream to work for the force," Casey Hicks said. "This is very devastating for our force, for his family.”
Hamilton joined the force two years ago.
The driver of the second vehicle was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, according to the report.
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