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…
October 22, 2013
Tenn. officer killed in crash on way to work
Officer Down: Torrance Suggs - [Shelby County, Tennessee]
End of Service: 10/21/2013
By PoliceOne Staff
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of a deputy who lost control of his vehicle and drove onto a construction site on his way to work Monday night.
Deputy Torrance Suggs, 39, died in the one-vehicle crash, according to WREG.
When Suggs was absent from roll call, officers searched for him and found his vehicle, which had struck a large construction trailer on a dark two-lane road, according to WMCTV.
Suggs had been with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office since 2007. He is survived by a wife and two children.
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