Daniel McCartney, 34, was shot during a burglary call near Spanaway on January 7, 2018. He died from his injuries at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.
McCartney graduated from high school in Loyalton, California near Reno, Nevada. He joined the Navy in 2002, where he served as an electronics technician 2nd class. He was deployed to Afghanistan with a security detail assigned to the Army before being honorably discharged in 2008.
McCartney worked as a detention officer at the Grays Harbor County Juvenile Facility and was a personal trainer at the Grays Harbor YMCA before joining Hoquiam Police in 2009. He transferred to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 17, 2014.
We honor you, Daniel McCartney.