to connectVideoBlue Life: Remembering As a Corona (1997 – 2019)
Officer Natalie of Corona, was killed by a 48-year-old man who was riding a bicycle and opened fire on her as she was investigating an unrelated car accident on January 10, 2019. Corona had served only 5 months at the Davis Police Department in California, and after graduating from the police academy in July of 2018, and completed her field training for three weeks prior to the event. She had always dreamed of becoming a police officer just like her father.
A lot of the other girls her age were putting on their mother’s high heels, and necklaces, As the Corona was pulling at her father’s police uniform.
She told the police “10-codes,” in signals, used in radio broadcasts, and at the same time, they have learned the alphabet. Then she went on ride-alongs with her father, a Colusa County sheriff’s deputy, and she knew that it was a “11-95” was the traffic stop a “10-65” of a missing person.
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“What they have learned in a short period of time,” said the old man, the eldest of his four daughters. “It was clear to me very early on that they are in the spirit, and that she had the desire to follow that path, that line of work.”
Some people have suggested that As a tall, athletic, and photogenic California girl, who is also her high school homecoming queen, would not want to be in modeling. And they balked.
“Could be she’s getting frustrated,” her father said. “They would say,” There is nothing more that I want to do with it.'”
She was a member of the Davis Police department, in 2016, when she was just 19, as a part-time community service officer (ceo). This past summer, she graduated from the police academy, and had the time of your life, and her role model is her father, her badge pinned on her during her swearing-in.
Two Corona pens, and his daughter, Natalie, Corona’s badge on her uniform during a swearing-in ceremony in Davis, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2018. (The Williams Pioneer Review, via AP)
“I’m ready to hit the streets on!”, she said in a video on her graduation day. “It’s very exciting to watch. I am in the pursuit of a career. I am, of who my father was.”
Corona was expected to report to work at 7 in the morning, but it was typical of her to be seen at the Davis Division of the Police department an hour ago.
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Corona, 22, wanted to make sure that the equipment that they have, and its training, the supervisor should have been charged in the patrol car, and then she would check the computer to see a list of people who have active warrants.
It was not a task that everyone else had with the young soldier, who is finishing her degree in December.
“She was very motivated,” he said Keirith Briesenick, who is overseeing the Corona in the direction of the end of the course. “She was a model employee is all about. She was the best apprentice.”
Lupe Corona and Two solar Corona) and kiss the flag-draped coffin of their daughter, Davis, police officer, Natalie Corona, on Nov. 18, 2019 at the latest, in Davis, California, usa. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)
Briesenick, reminded himself to speak with her apprentices about how to balance compassion with wisdom.
“It’s a small college town,” Briesenick said Davis, “we do not want to be seen as an approach, we would like to build a relationship with anyone else. But, you can’t be friendly with just about anybody. There are bad people who do bad things, and there is a rule that you have to learn to not cross it.”
Mom, I want you to know that if I die tomorrow, I will be dead very happy, because at 22, I can do whatever I set out to accomplish.
— Natalie of Corona, with her mother, two weeks before she was killed
Corona was a very difficult task, but it is also nice.
When she came from a family that was relocated to Davis after suffering a devastating loss in the fires that swept Northern California, just in time for the holidays, and they couldn’t do it she’s out of her mind, Briesenick said. She bought tennis shoes, toiletries, and other things that they were taught that they were in need, and to bring them to the family, a huge Santa Claus bag.
“We’re going to be in the family with referrals to resources, and we will continue our calls for the day,” Briesenick called. “But, As sad it was, so she took it upon herself to go to the store the following week to buy goods for them.
Officer, As the Corona is filled in field training, just in time for Christmas, and it had been on her own for just a couple of weeks.
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If they have a degree, and went on to call her own, and she was giddy with excitement. She sent her father a picture from the vacant seat in her patrol car, on her first day on her own.
“They said,” Look, Daddy! We’re on our own now!” Briesenick said.
She came home one day in early January, her father said, and she said to her mother: “Mom, I want you to know that if I die tomorrow, I will be dead very happy, because at 22, I can do whatever I set out to accomplish.”
Two weeks later, they arrived at the scene of a three car accident, when police say a 48-year-old ex-con, Kevin Limbaugh, rushed to her. They fell off after the first shot, but Limbaugh allegedly continued to fire, emptying his magazine.
When he re-loaded and started shooting again.
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Limbaugh, who later died from a self-inflicted gunshot at his home, determined to kill a police officer, and left a letter accusing the Davis Police of targeting him and using the ultrasonic waves.
“She didn’t want to die, because she had made mistakes,” her father said, “but it is because of this coward, decided that it was the day he was going to do that. She didn’t know what hit her. Natalie does not suffer, she went quickly.”