Sheriff Larry Pierce presented resolutions honoring the life of Sergeant Matthew Fishman and the heroic actions of Deputy Alexander Torres and Corporal Andrew Cox during the Wayne County Commissioners Meeting.
Deputy Torres and Corporal Cox were on a call with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office when an individual within the premises fired upon Sgt. Fishman as he exited his vehicle, gravely wounding Sgt. Fishman. Deputy Torres and Corporal Cox immediately ran to Sgt. Fishman to remove him from further harm’s way. The individual fired on Deputy Torres and Corporal Cox, injuring both of them. Sergeant Matthew Fishman was shot in the line of duty on Monday, August 1, 2022, and passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022
The Board unanimously approved the resolutions honoring the End of Watch for Sergeant Matthew Ryan Fishman in Wayne County and honoring the unselfish and heroic actions of Deputy Alexander Torres and Corporal Andrew Cox.
Sheriff Pierce presented the resolution and service weapon to Sgt. Fishman’s wife.