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Rank: Lance Corporal
Panel: 13-E: 23
Department: Beaufort County, South Carolina, S.D.
End of Watch: January 8, 2002
Years of Service: 5
Description: Corporal Tate and Corporal Dyke Coursen responded to a domestic disturbance call where a citizen was taken hostage at gun-point. After entering the residence, both officers were shot and killed with a high-powered assault rifle.