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"It is not how these officers died that made them heroes, it is how they lived." - Vivian Eney
Corporal Albert Rene Gomez died from complications, as a result of contracting COVID-19, in the line of duty. Corporal Gomez had served with the White Settlement Police Department for nine years in a variety of roles, including Patrol, SWAT and serving as a field training officer. Corporal Gomez is survived by his wife, daughter, and mother.
End of Watch: July 27, 2021
Captain George Scott Monier was shot and killed by an armed suspect after he responded to a domestic disturbance call involving a firearm in the 9000 block of Farmers Road. As another officer began speaking with a witness, Captain Monier entered the rear of the house, when the suspect opened fire, striking Scott in the abdomen and chest. Despite being wounded, Captain Monier was able to return fire and kill the suspect. Captain Monier was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Captain Monier had served the White Settlement Police Department for 11 years and is survived by his wife and two children.
End of Watch: April 24, 2002
Captain Wid Spivey was serving as Acting Police Chief when he responded to a murder investigation. While at the scene investigating the criminal offense, he suffered a heart attack. Captain Spivey was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Captain Spivey had served the White Settlement Police Department for two years and was acting as Chief for Aaron Stephens who was out of town on business at the time of the incident. Captain Spivey was survived by his wife.
End of Watch: March 12, 1955