December 28, 2010

Officer Jillian Michelle Smith

Officer Jillian Michelle Smith was dispatched to take a report on an assault that was called into 911 after the suspect had left the location. Officer Smith contacted the victim and her 11-year-old daughter. While Officer Smith was interviewing the victim, the suspect entered the apartment and displayed a gun. As the suspect began shooting, Officer Smith placed herself between the suspect and the child and was fatally wounded.