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Lakeland Police Never Forget the sacrifice of those officers that have given their all for their communitites.

May they rest in peace.

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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

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In Memory

Arnulfo Crispin – EOW: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Officer Arnulfo Crispin was shot and killed while making contact with suspicious individuals near Crystal Grove Drive at approximately 10:15 p.m.

Officer Crispin exited his vehicle to make contact with the subjects in a closed park and while checking one subject for weapons, was shot by another.

A second officer arrived at the scene minutes later and found Officer Crispin unresponsive. He underwent surgery, but succumbed to his injuries. Officer Crispin was 25 years old and had been with the department for 18 months.

Click here for more information on the services and tributes to Officer Arnulfo Crispin.


Carl H. Cushman – EOW: Monday, April 11, 1988

On July 5, 1980, Officer Cushman was injured after a vehicle pursuit and gun battle with a fleeing suspect. The incident left him with lingering effects and he eventually succumbed to the injuries.


 


Eugene E. DeBerry – EOW: Monday, January 14, 1985

 In 1966, Patrolman DeBerry was injured in a motorcycle accident when he attempted to overtake a speeding vehicle. The accident left him paralyzed and he eventually succumbed to the injuries.


Thomas Alonzo Nicholson – EOW: Sunday, March 27, 1932

Patrolman Nicholson was shot and killed, along with Patrolman Barnett, after responding to a domestic disturbance on Easter Sunday. The patrolmen struggled with two men before being shot and killed by the suspects.


 


William T. Barnett – EOW: Sunday, March 27, 1932 

Patrolman Barnett was shot and killed, along with Patrolman Nicholson, after responding to a domestic disturbance on Easter Sunday. The patrolmen struggled with two men before being shot and killed by the suspects.