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Team BlueLine Racing will be fundraising for the following families of fallen officers and officers severely injured in the line of duty during the 2018 season.
Detective Kristen Hearne - Polk County Police Department, GA - EOW Friday, September 29, 2017
Detective Kristen Hearne was shot and killed as she and another officer responded to a possible stolen vehicle call. A male subject ambushed her and the other officer. During the shooting, Detective Hearne was fatally wounded. She leaves behind her husband, Matt, and son, Isaac.
Lieutenant Aaron Crook - Bluefield Police Department, WV - EOW Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Lieutenant Aaron Crook was killed in a vehicle crash while involved in vehicle pursuit of a suspected drunk driver. During the crash, he suffered fatal injuries. Lieutenant Crook was a Marine Corps veteran and leaves behind his wife Whitney, and two children, Bryceson and Paisley.
Officer Chase Maddox- Locust Grove Police Department, GA - EOW Friday, February 9, 2018
Officer Chase Maddox was shot and killed while assisting two deputies with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office serve a warrant. Upon arrival, the subject opened fire on all three officers, killing Officer Maddox and wounding the two deputies. Officer Maddox leaves behind his wife, Alex, and two sons. His second son was born two days after the shooting.
Deputy Sheriff Ralph Sidwell “Sid” Callaway - Henry County Sheriff Office, GA - Injured On Duty, Friday, February 9, 2018
Deputy Sheriff Ralph Sidwell “Sid” Callaway was shot during a confrontation while attempting to serve a warrant. This was the same incident that Officer Chase Maddox was shot and killed while backing up Deputy Sheriff Callaway. He was shot in the stomach area and the bullet lodged in his hip.
Officer Peter Tanzilli - Laguna Tribal Police Department, NM - Injured on Duty, Tuesday, March 23, 2016
Officer Peter Tanzilli was shot one time on March 23rd, 2016. Officer Tanzilli was attempting to take two auto theft subjects into custody. One of the subjects ran away as Officer Tanzilli engaged in a fight with the second subject. During the struggle, the subject produced a handgun and shot Officer Tanzilli one time in his pelvis. Officer Tanzilli has been on leave since the shooting, but unable to return to law enforcement. The 9mm bullet fractured his left pelvis, then into his lower spine. The bullet is currently lodged between the L5 and S1. Additional bullet fragments have been left without the possibility of removal.
Officer First Class Mike Macri - Annapolis Police Department, MD - Injured on Duty, Wednesday, October 5, 2016
While responding to a shots fired call, Officer Macri was in a vehicle crash due to a vehicle turning in front of him. Officer Macri suffered a traumatic brain injury, broken vertebrae, and other serious injuries as a result of the accident. Officer Macri has been recovering, but unable to return to full time duty.