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…
Officer Down: Ted Horton - [Louisburg, North Carolina]
Franklin County Sheriff's Dept Deputy Ted Horton was killed in a helicopter accident on May 14, 2004 around 3:15 pm. Horton was the passenger in the helicopter used by the Franklin County Sheriff's Dept and agencies of 11 surrounding counties.
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