“To Remember Our Fallen Heroes”

2012 Honour Roll



Cst. Adrian OLIVER

Motor Vehicle Incident
November 13, 2012

On Tuesday November 13 2012, RCMP Constable Adrian Oliver died in a motor vehicle incident while patrolling the streets of Surrey BC.

Cst. Oliver, a 3 1/2 year veteran of the force, was heading back to the detachment headquarters near the end of his shift, just before 5:00 a.m., when his unmarked car crashed with a semi truck in the intersection of 148th Street and 64th Avenue. The 28-year-old was pulled from the tangled wreckage and rushed to hospital but died a short time later. The crash demolished the front end of the police car. The investigation continues.

Oliver was a second generation RCMP officer, following his step-father, Chief Supt. Joe Oliver, when he began his training as a cadet in December 2008. His first tour of duty was in Surrey on June 1, 2009. His twin brother, Ben, is a serving RCMP officer with the Burnaby (BC) RCMP. Adrian had a common law wife who is also a serving member with the RCMP.

Our condolences go out to Adrian's family, friends, and colleagues.

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Cst. Donovan LAGRANGE

Sureté du Québec - QC
Motor Vehicle Incident
October 6, 2012

On Saturday October 6, 2012, a Sûreté du Québec officer died after he was hit by a passing vehicle while on duty near Bois-des-Filion.

Cst. Donovan Lagrange, 33, was struck while walking back to his patrol car from two other vehicles he had pulled over in a speed trap. The accident happened at around 2:20 p.m. ET on Highway 640 about 25 KM northwest of Montreal. The nine-year veteran of the provincial police force was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he later died of his injuries Saturday evening.

Our condolences go out to his wife, family, friends, and colleagues.

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Sureté du Québec - QC
Motor Vehicle Incident
September 27, 2012

Cst. Katia Hadouchi of the Sureté du Québec died after responding to an emergency call on September 27, 2012.

The 23-year-old officer was responding to a domestic disturbance call when she lost control of the patrol car on Kildare Road, in Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare, a rural community two hours north-west of Montreal. Cst. Hadouchi was transported to hospital in critical condition, but died Thursday morning. No other vehicles were involved in the accident and the cruiser was destroyed.

Cst. Hadouchi had 2 years service with the Sûreté du Québec and was posted at the MRC de Matawinie detachment.

Our condolences go out to Cst. Hadouchi's family, friends and colleagues.

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Community Peace Officer Rod LAZENBY

Municipal District of Foothills Protective Services - AB
August 10, 2012

On August 10, 2012, Community Peace Officer Rod Lazenby was beaten and killed during an altercation with a suspect regarding an un-permitted dog kennel.

Officer Lazenby was investigating the complaint at the Tangled Spur Ranch located north of Priddis. He had gone to the ranch to speak to the man about the repeated offense when a confrontation occurred and Officer Lazenby was critically injured. The suspect drove him to a police station in Calgary. Officer Lazenby was then transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect was charged with first degree murder.

Officer Lazenby retired after 35 years with the RCMP and had taken a job as a peace officer with the Municipal District of Foothills where he served for three years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Our condolences go out to Officer Lazenby's family, friends, and colleagues.

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Cst. Derek PINEO

RCMP Wilkie District Detachment - SK
Motor Vehicle Incident
July 20, 2012

On July 20, 2012 Cst. Derek Pineo, of Wilkie District Detachment in Saskatchewan, was killed in a single vehicle accident when his police cruiser collided with a moose on Highway 14 just west of Wilkie.

Sgt. Paul Dawson told a news conference in Regina that he didn't know whether Pineo was responding to a call when the collision occurred. At the time, he said, there was a mischief complaint and a call about a possible impaired driver. Cst. Pineo was declared dead at the scene.

Pineo, who joined the RCMP in August 2007, spent five years at the Nipawin detachment and transferred to Wilkie last month. He was born in Halifax and grew up in Fall River, graduating from C.P. Allen High School in Bedford. He studied French Immersion at Universite Sainte-Anne and completed a corrections officer course at Scotia Career Academy.

Cst. Derek Pineo leaves behind a wife and three children. Our Condolences go out his family, friends, and colleagues.

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