They gave their all and now it's time to remember law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. 

National Police Week takes place from May 13 through May 19. It's a natural time to remember and honor officers and deputies that served to make us safe at home and in our community. 

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Officers from around the Triad remind us the job can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining. Having to execute the right action in a highly visible field at all times is hard. Sometimes, the job takes the ultimate sacrifice.

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In 2018, Greensboro officer Jared Franks died in a vehicle accident while responding to a crime on Nov. 11. 

Samuel Bullard died in a fiery wreck on I-77 in Surry County in May.

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Savannah, Ga. Sgt. Kelvin Ansari died Saturday night while approaching a robbery suspect. WCNC reports Ansari was from Charlotte. 

The risks law enforcement take simply by showing up to work shouldn't be taken for granted and is a crucial element in the safety and security we feel as Americans.

If you know of other local officers or deputies that died in the line of duty, please email us at webteam@wfmy.com and we'll add them to this list.

Greensboro 

  • Andrew C. Calhoun - End of Watch: May 29, 1921
  • Joseph Gibbs Cooper - End of Watch: Aug. 1970
  • Arthur Glenn Craft Jr. - End of Watch: Feb. 14, 1974
  • Edward Ford - End of Watch: June 8, 1962
  • Elmer E. Honeycutt - End of Watch: June 14, 1924
  • Corporal Joe R. Massey - End of Watch: May 31, 1959
  • William T. McCuiston - End of Watch: May 4, 1921
  • Porter Link Robinson - End of Watch: Nov. 23, 1992
  • David L. Taylor Jr. - End of Watch: Aug. 7, 2001
  • Michael Gray Winslow - End of Watch: June 27, 1978
  • Jared W. Franks - End of Watch: Nov. 10, 2018

Guilford County SO

  • Gregory Lee Hawks - End of Watch: Sept. 2, 1994
  • William T. Bowman - End of Watch: Feb. 24, 1927
  • Robert Lee Bain - End of Watch: Aug. 2, 1913

Winston-Salem

  • Russell Mark Willingham, Jr. - End of Watch: July 30, 2011
  • Mickey Gray Hutchens - End of Watch: Oct. 12, 2009
  • Howard J. Plouff - End of Watch: Feb. 23, 2007
  • Stephen Levi Amos, II - End of Watch: Feb. 28, 1995
  • Robert Buitrago - End of Watch: Jan. 15, 1994
  • Bobby Farrell Beane - End of Watch: April 23, 1993
  • Michael Ray Jennings - End of Watch: January 29, 1993
  • Aaron Gerome Tise - End of Watch: June 26, 1992
  • Donald W. Allred - End of Watch: Jan. 3, 1983
  • Al Charles Kinard - End of Watch: Sept. 9, 1961
  • J.F. Wimbish - End of Watch: Nov. 1, 1952
  • Grover Cleveland Hailey - End of Watch: Nov. 28, 1945
  • Gurney Royall - End of Watch: Aug. 1, 1941
  • John Marsden Sampson - End of Watch: Dec. 8, 1940
  • W.G. Willard - End of Watch: Nov. 1, 1938
  • Leland Glenn Teague - End of Watch: Dec. 26, 1927
  • T.G. Anderson - End of Watch: Aug. 15, 1927
  • Michael Mordecai Vickers - End of Watch: May 19, 1895

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Forsyth County SO

  • John Thomas Isenhour - End of Watch: Sept. 28, 2016
  • James Milton Johnson - End of Watch: Nov. 11, 2004
  • Jack Conrad Renigar - End of Watch: May 30, 1975
  • Ernest Wilson Walters, Sr. - End of Watch: Feb. 23, 1966
  • Jesse James Styers - End of Watch: Jan. 13, 1935
  • Linder Newsome - End of Watch: Feb. 23, 1929
  • Carlos Wilson Holder - End of Watch: April 14, 1923

High Point

  • Officer James Witcher - End of Watch: Sept. 15, 1913
  • Officer Carey Reaves - End of Watch: June 10, 1925
  • Officer Fred Claywell - End of Watch: June 18, 1925
  • Captain Jerome Morris - End of Watch: Sept. 16
  • Captain Shelia Twyman - End of Watch: Dec. 2001

Burlington

  • Sonny W. Vaughn - End of Watch: Dec. 7, 1938
  • K9 Andy - End of Watch: May 8, 1995

Randolph County SO

  • Toney Clayton Summey - End of Watch: April 27, 2003
  • Ralph Steven Graves - End of Watch: June 10, 1977

Rockingham County SO

  • John Pegram - End of Watch: Oct. 31, 1929
  • James A. Robertson - End of Watch: May 8, 1932
  • Leonard R. Clarke - End of Watch: March 9, 1938

Gibsonville

  • George Lee Lashley - End of Watch: June 30, 1973
  • Adelbert S. Williams - End of Watch: May 2, 1940

Advance

  • William David Wood - End of Watch: June 8, 1901

Mount Airy

  • Clinton Monroe Boggs - End of Watch: Feb. 25, 1971
  • Henry Dow Kennedy - End of Watch: July 16, 1946
  • R.E. Lawrence - End of Watch: Oct. 27, 1941

Alamance County SO 

  • Jerry Giddian Davis - End of Watch: Sept. 1, 1970
  • Mercellus P. Robertson - End of Watch: Dec. 7, 1938
  • Lawrence George Gowens - End of Watch: July 31, 1936
  • George Jefferson Massey - End of Watch: March 4, 1934

Graham

  • William Alton Roberson, Jr. - End of Watch: July 12, 1978
  • Wyatt Outlaw - End of Watch: Feb. 26, 1870

Davidson County SO

  • Larry Todd Cook - End of Watch: Jan. 27, 2000

Davie County SO

  • Wayne Harold Gaither - End of Watch: May 31, 1975
  • William David Wood - End of Watch: June 8, 1901
  • K9 Gorky - End of Watch: Jan. 23, 2014

Stokes County SO

  • Frank Baker - End of Watch: June 2, 1881

Surry County SO

  • James Billups Trevathan - End of Watch: June 2, 1963

NC State Highway Patrol

  • Samuel Bullard - End of Watch: May 21, 2018
  • Kyle Barber - End of Watch: May 19, 2009

North Wilkesboro 

  • James Grayson - End of Watch: June 1, 1933

Thomasville

  • Robert Glenn Crawford - End of Watch: Jan. 8, 1977
  • Dennis Franklin Spinnett - End of Watch: Jan. 8, 1977
  • John McChristian Bodenheimer - End of Watch: July 2, 1946
  • Robert George Kennedy - End of Watch: June 29, 1946
  • George Arnold Kemp - End of Watch: Dec. 7, 1942
  • T. Lev Reddick - End of Watch: Feb. 6, 1928
  • David H. Clodfelter - End of Watch: June 15, 1923
  • J.E. Taylor - End of Watch: April 16, 1921

Taylorsville

  • Dexter A. Millsaps - End of Watch: July 9, 1944

Boonville

  • Arthur D. Matthews - End of Watch: Oct. 22, 1938

Yadkin County SO 

  • John Evander Zachary - End of Watch: Feb. 13, 1920

Names of the fallen officers were collected from the Officer Down Memorial Page.

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