Education: B.A. in International Studies, University of Washington; M.A. in Journalism and Public Affairs, American University
Orion Donovan-Smith is a graduate student at American University and contributor to The Washington Post. Before turning to journalism, he worked on international development programs in Central Africa.
Professional Affiliations: Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Foreign languages spoken: French
Officer Tara O'Sullivan, 26, was shot while helping a woman during a domestic dispute. Her death came just six months after another young graduate of the same police academy was killed in nearby Davis, Calif.