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Orlando police release names of officers who fired at nightclub shooter

11 officers fired at nightclub shooter

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department has released the 11 names of officers who fired at the nightclub shooter. Orlando P.D. says it will not release the photos of the officers.

Officer working extra duty at Pulse: Officer Adam Gruler, member of OPD since 2001

First Patrol Unit On Scene (also a SWAT Member): Lieutenant Scott Smith, member of OPD since 1992

First Patrol Unit On Scene (also a SWAT Member): Sergeant Jeffrey Backhaus, member of OPD since 2004

SWAT: Officer Timothy Stanley, member of OPD since 1998

SWAT: Officer Kevin Easterling, member of OPD since 1994

SWAT: Officer Andrew Bishop, member of OPD since 1994

SWAT: Sergeant James Parker, member of OPD since 1991

SWAT: Detective Raul Rivas, member of OPD since 1992

SWAT: Lieutenant Jonathan Bigelow, member of OPD since 2001

SWAT: Officer Ricardo Duenas, member of OPD since 2014

Officer shot in the Kevlar helmet: Officer Michael Napolitano, member of OPD since 2012