Detective Sergeant Schaaf and Detective Douglas Chamblin were killed when a portion of a building collapsed on them during a tornado. The officers were on patrol when they saw the tornado forming and attempted to take cover. As they were trying to get under the rear of their car the building collapsed crushing both of them. Detective Sergeant was killed at the scene and Detective Chamblin succumbed to his injuries 15 days later. Detective Sergeant Schaaf had been with the agency for 16 years and was survived by his wife and two children.