Trooper Justin R. Schaffer
Washington State Patrol
End of Watch: March 24, 2020
Trooper Justin R. Schaffer was struck and killed as he attempted to deploy stop sticks during a high speed chase. The suspect barricaded himself inside his vehicle and was taken into custody. Trooper Schaffer is the 14th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Washington in 2020.
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