A fired 911 dispatcher spent Monday in municipal court fighting for her job, which she was fired from in April following allegations that she never told police that rookie Officer Jillian Smith had been fatally shot responding to a domestic disturbance call.
As Shirley Story walked slowly toward a wall bearing the names of Arlington’s fallen police officers and firefighters, she recalled how much she missed her son.
Arlington police say they’ve finished the investigation into the fatal shooting of a rookie officer who had responded to a domestic violence call. The investigation revealed dispatch did not handle the situation properly.
Thousands gathered at Mount Olive Baptist Church for the funeral service for fallen Arlington Police Officer Jillian Smith. Officer Smith is the 8th Arlington police officer to die in the line of duty.
Officer Jillian Smith was remembered tonight as the all american girl turned police officer.
Services have been set for an Arlington police officer killed last week while answering a domestic disturbance call.
It is training they hope to never have to use, but this year the Arlington Police Department’s Honor Guard has been called upon four times, to pay final respects to a fallen officer.
Residents held a candlelight vigil Thursday outside of the apartment unit where the Arlington triple shooting took place.
Court records obtained from Washington show that Tuesday’s triple shooting in Arlington could have been avoided.
Domestic abuse and murder victim Kimberly Carter’s family says they feel Officer Jillian Smith should be remembered as a hero.