02/12/2007

Hawaii officer dies trying to save others from gunman

Officer Down: Daniel Browne-Sanchez - [Honolulu, Hawaii]


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Biographical Info

Age: 27

Additional Info: Deputy Daniel Browne-Sanchez had served with the agency for 5 years. He is survived by his mother.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Browne-Sanchez was shot and killed while attempting to take action against an armed robbery suspect while off duty.

Date of Incident: February 10, 2007

 


Hawaii officer dies trying to save others from gunman

By Rosemarie Bernardo
Honolulu Star Bulletin

The attempt by Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez to subdue an armed robber did not surprise his family and friends, who said he would always go out of his way to help and protect others.

"It seemed he was always concerned about other people's safety over himself, and he would do anything to help out somebody and see that they were put out of harm's (way)," said Deputy Sheriff Andre Jackson yesterday during an emotional news conference.

Friends and family members wept as they remembered Browne-Sanchez, 27, a five-year deputy with the state Sheriff Division who was shot and killed by a gunman early Saturday while he was working at his part-time job at Osake Sushi Bar and Lounge on Kapiolani Boulevard. ...

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