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10-26-07, 04:33 PM #1
AZ SWAT Officer down
PHOENIX — A Casa Grande police officer has died after being injured in a fall during an Arizona SWAT Team training exercise.
Sgt. Tate Lynch died several hours after being airlifted to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn following the Thursday afternoon accident.
Lynch, 36, was a seven-year police veteran. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Lynch fell while he was rappelling from a wall during a training exercise at the Pinal County Detention Center in Florence.
The state Department of Public Safety Critical Accident Team is investigating to determine how Lynch fell.
It is so sad when training accidents take the life of an officer.
Rest Easy brother my thoughts and prayers enroute to the family and friends of the fallen.
10-26-07, 04:39 PM #2
RIP my Brother
Thoughts and prayers to your family, friends, and Dept."An Unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper
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10-26-07, 04:47 PM #3
Wow. This has been a rough year for departments in Arizona.
10-26-07, 04:52 PM #4
Rest in peace.
10-26-07, 04:57 PM #5
Frater, ave atque vale"When I'm driving along and I see a sign that says, CAUTION: SMALL CHILDREN AHEAD,
I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!
10-26-07, 05:15 PM #6
REST EASY BROTHER!
Prayers, and thoughts sent to family and the department.YEAH, IM THE BERRIES, AND CHERRIES IN YOUR REAR VIEW MIRROR.
Handle every stressful situation like a dog.
Eat it, Play with it, or piss on it, and walk away!
As smart as man is, we haven't been able to invent a machine that can smell drugs or tell us where a person has walked,” Dogs are sophisticated investigative tools!
10-26-07, 05:25 PM #7
OMG...what a horrible accident. And for all those other officers that watched that
"I used to care
but now I take a pill for that"
10-26-07, 05:27 PM #8
RIPI'm your huckleberry...
Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!
You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.
I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
but every girl I found was either one way or the other...
10-26-07, 09:03 PM #9
RIP brother Sergeant. St Michael has another by his side.Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
[George Washington (1732 - 1799)]
10-27-07, 12:03 AM #10
<Shake and Bake>
10-27-07, 10:03 AM #11
Rest Easy now....http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm...ndid=197722498
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10-27-07, 10:20 AM #12
10-27-07, 11:19 AM #13
May he Rest In Peace.To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.
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10-27-07, 11:43 AM #14
I found out about this yesterday from my Sergeant. Aparently this guy was a good friend of his father when they both worked for Tucson PD. A small world. Shitty thing is, this really isn't getting much press coverage down here. Guess the press only thinks a shooting death is good news, as opposed to a training accident. Either way its still in the line of duty.
Yeah, AZ has had a bad year. a Mohave County Deputy was killied in car accident (also a friend of a coworker of mine,) Phoenix PD lost someone, the Quartzite Police Shooting (btw, if anyone remebers that, Officer Kemp is doing great and is back to work.)
Guess it comes with the poplation boom AZ is getting.
10-28-07, 02:14 AM #15
GodspeedIt's better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6.
10-28-07, 08:58 PM #16
The loss of a fellow brother always hurts. Rest in Peace
10-29-07, 04:51 PM #17
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