|Police Officer Brian Russell Pierce, Jr.|
Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch August 4, 2021
Police Officer Brian Pierce was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deplou spike strips on the McKinley Bridge during a vehicle pursuit.
Officer Pierce was attempting to deploy the spike strips on the bridge just prior to the state line when he was struck.
The driver who struck Officer Pierce was apprehended in Missouri. He is charged with first-degree murder, failure to report a crash involving a death, reckless homicide, failure to stop after a crash involving a death and aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude police. Officer Pierce was 24 years old. He is survived by his parents.
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