“To Remember Our Fallen Heroes”

2004 Honour Roll

 

Cst. Patrick LEVESQUE

Aux. Cst. Glen EVELY

RCMP Auxiliary, Vernon - BC
Vehicular assault
November 13, 2004

Vernon RCMP Cst. Glen Evely was killed when the cruiser in which he was riding was struck by a stolen truck. Evely was in the passenger seat of the cruiser when a black pickup truck, stolen in Armstrong BC, ran a red light early Saturday morning. A 44-year-old constable who was driving the police car remained in serious but stable condition in a Kelowna hospital Sunday.

Police said the 18-year-old male driver of the truck and a 16-year-old female passenger were hospitalized with undetermined injuries. Witnesses said the vehicles flew through the air, the truck landing on its roof. The investigation continues with charges pending against the driver who remains in Vernon hospital under police guard, as well as the female passenger who has been released from hospital.

Cst. Evely had served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 2 years and leaves behind a wife and two young children, age four and seven.

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Cst. Patrick LEVESQUE

Parole Officer Louise Pargeter

Correctional Service of Canada, Yellowknife - NT
Assault
October 6, 2004

Officer Louise Pargeter was found dead in the home of an offender where she was conducting a home visit. When Officer Pargeter did not return to her office, the R.C.M.P. were notified and went to the address of the parolee that Officer Pargeter was visiting. Upon arrival they found Officer Pargeter had been murdered by the parolee. A suspect has been charged with first degree murder.

Officer Pargeter had served with the Correctional Service of Canada for three years and is survived by her partner and child.

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Cst. Tyler BOUTILIER

Cst. Tyler BOUTILIER

Ontario Provincial Police Grenville Detachment - ON
Motor Vehicle Accident
May 23, 2004

Const. Tyler Boutilier died of injuries sustained in an on duty motor vehicle accident near Seeleys Bay. Const. Boutilier was a member of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT)and was travelling to a call at approximately 3 p.m. on Highway 15 when his southbound cruiser was struck by a northbound vehicle in the southbound lanes near the Main Street exit. The female driver of the northbound vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries. An adult passenger and two children in the back seat of that vehicle were uninjured.

"Const. Boutilier was a popular and well respected officer. He was a team player who was looked to as a leader", said Chief Supt. Jay Hope, East Region Commander. "He will be greatly missed by his fellow officers and his community."

Const. Boutilier leaves his wife Lori Bates. The couple had no children.

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Cst. Chris GARRETT

Cst. Chris GARRETT

Cobourg Police Services - ON
Stabbing
May 15, 2004

Cst. Chris Garrett an 18-year veteran of policing, 13 years with the Cobourg Police Service, was killed in the line of duty in the early morning hours of May 15, 2004. The investigation has revealed that approximately 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning, Cst. Garrett responded to a 911 call that an individual had been robbed in the parking lot of the old Cobourg hospital at the intersection of Darcy and Chapel Streets. While Cst. Garrett questioned the individual, two other Cobourg officers who had attended the call began a search of the area for a suspect in the reported robbery. Shortly afterwards, additional 911 calls were received at the Cobourg Police Service reporting gun shots were heard at this location. The officers immediately returned to Cst. Garrett's last location and found him fatally wounded in the parking lot.

Const. Garrett is the first Cobourg police officer to die in the line of duty and is survived by his wife Denise, his stepdaughter Britany, and his son Ben.

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pl. Jim GALLOWAY

Cpl. Jim GALLOWAY

RCMP Sherwood Park - AB
Gunfire
February 28, 2004

Cpl. Galloway was shot after gunfire erupted at the scene of a standoff at a home in Spruce Grove Alberta. RCMP were called and advised by neighbours that there was an agitated man holed up in a nearby residence and he was armed. The RCMP emergency response team was called in to seal off the area. At around 1800 hours the suspect attempted to leave the area in a vehicle. Gunfire erupted and Cpl. Galloway and the suspect both sustained severe injuries. They were taken to hospital by ambulance where Cpl. Galloway and the suspect were pronounced dead.

Cpl. Galloway is survived by his wife, three children and eight grandchildren.

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