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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Officer Down

Sergeant Ryan Russell
Toronto Ontario Canada Metropolitan Police Service
End of Watch: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Age: 35
Tour of Duty: 11 years

Sergeant Ryan Russell was struck and killed by a stolen snowplow while attempting to arrest its driver at the intersection of Avenue Road and Davenport Road.

The plow had been stolen earlier in the morning and was located using the plow's onboard GPS. Sergeant Russell was struck as he he attempted to stop the plow.

Other officers shot and wounded the suspect a short time later after locating the vehicle again.

Sergeant Russell had served with the Toronto Metropolitan Police Service for 11 years. His is survived by his wife and young son.

Rest in Peace Bro…We’ll Continue The Watch

Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.

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