This photo provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Richard Halford. Halford is one of two officers identified Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, who were killed in a helicopter crash the night before while searching for a missing child. Halford, 48, was a pilot, of Lithia Springs, who had been with the department for 26 years. The second officer was Shawn A. Smiley, 40, of Lithonia, was a tactical flight officer who joined the department two years ago. (AP Photo/Atlanta Police Department)

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This photo provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Richard Halford. Halford is one of two officers identified Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, who were killed in a helicopter crash the night before while searching for a missing child. Halford, 48, was a pilot, of Lithia Springs, who had been with the department for 26 years. The second officer was Shawn A. Smiley, 40, of Lithonia, was a tactical flight officer who joined the department two years ago. (AP Photo/Atlanta Police Department)
This photo provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Richard Halford. Halford is one of two officers identified Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, who were killed in a helicopter crash the night before while searching for a missing child. Halford, 48, was a pilot, of Lithia Springs, who had been with the department for 26 years. The second officer was Shawn A. Smiley, 40, of Lithonia, was a tactical flight officer who joined the department two years ago. (AP Photo/Atlanta Police Department)
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