23 March.Boulder, CO, USA
Policemen salute as an ambulance carrying police officer Talley’s body leaves the King Soopers outlet, the site of shooting on Monday. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Eric Talley was a father to seven childen who joined the police department at the age of 40
  • According to his father, Talley was looking to keep himself off the front line by learning to operate drones
  • Talley is the sixth Boulder PD officer to have died in the line of duty since 2010