Garrett Swasey

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Melrose, MA

Branch of Service: Police Department

Rank: Officer

Officer Garrett Swasey graduated from the Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Academy and became a police officer at the University of CO CO Springs (UCCS) Police Department in 2009. Swasey was shot and killed while responding to a report of a shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility.

Garrett was an American competitive ice skater, figure skating coach, and police officer. He was a reliable, smart, honest, and dedicated faithful servant. Garrett met his wife, Rachel in 1992 and the two married in 1999. He was a wonderful husband and father to his two children. Garrett’s parents, Sheila and Dave Swasey, moved to CO in 2010 to be closer to Garrett and the kids.

Garrett was very active in his church and would never miss the opportunity to discuss the teachings of Christ.

Age: 44

Date of Death: November 27, 2015

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