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…
May 10, 2014
Tenn. cop killed in collision
Officer Down: Michael Petrina - [Nashville, Tennessee]
End of Service: 05/10/2014
By PoliceOne Staff
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Metro Nashville Police Department officer was killed when he was struck by a motorhome Saturday.
According to News Channel 5, Officer Michael Petrina, 25, was assisting a TDOT HELP truck direct traffic around a prior car accident when he was hit by the motorhome.
Officer Petrina was a member of the Tennessee National Guard and had served with the Metro Nashville Police Department for eight months, ODMP reported.
Charges are pending against the driver. The TDOT worker was not injured in the collision.
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