Recently Fallen Hero

Police Officer Kyle Olinger

Montgomery County (MD) Police Department
End of Watch: April 18, 2019

On April 18, 2019, Police Officer Kyle Olinger succumbed to complications stemming from a gunshot wound he sustained on August 13, 2003. Officer Olinger made a traffic stop and one of the occupants reached for a gun and shot Officer Olinger in the neck causing him to become paralyzed. The suspect was sentenced to life. Officer Olinger is the first officer fatality from the state of Maryland in 2019.


Acting Chief of Police Russell Hamill
Montgomery County Police Department
100 Edison Park Dr., 3rd Floor
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

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8 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Officer Olinger, your light will continue to shine, as your Service and Dedication to protecting others will always be remembered, and appreciated. To the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue-my heart is with you.
    Rest now, dear Hero, in God’s arms. Please know that I, and all the other LEO Moms, will always hold you close in thought. You are Family.

  2. My heart is full of sorrow for the loss to your Family and to our Blue Family on your passing. Rest now my Brother.

  3. There’s no way to understand just how different we are to those that cause us harm. Rest brother

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