The Florida Police Chiefs Association salutes the numerous acts of service, sacrifice, heroism and valor that are performed each and every day by dedicated police officers across our state.

Through their vigilance and dedication, and at great risk to their personal safety, law enforcement personnel preserve our peace and freedom. We would like to commemorate and acknowledge the dedication and the ultimate sacrifice made by the following men and women who lost their lives last year while serving their country and the State of Florida, as law enforcement officers:

K9 Cigo, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, FL
EOW:  Monday, December 24, 2018

Police Officer Jermain Brown, Miami-Dade Police Department
EOW:  Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Detective Larry Marrero, Miami Beach Police Department
EOW:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

K9 Fang, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
EOW:  Sunday, September 30, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Benjamin LeMont Zirbel, Clay County Sheriff’s Office
EOW:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, Fort Myers Police Department
EOW:  Saturday, July 28, 2018

Officer Tawanna Marin, Florida Department of Corrections
EOW:  Monday, June 18, 2018

Officer Thomas Coulter, Daytona Beach Police Department
EOW:  Monday, May 21, 2018

Deputy William J. Gentry, Jr., Highlands County Sheriff’s Office
EOW:  Monday, May 7, 2018

Sergeant Noel Ramirez, Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office
EOW: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office
EOW: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Kevin James Stanton, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office
EOW: Saturday, February 17, 2018

“Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13