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    Officer On Bike Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

    Officer On Bike Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver
    KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. — Authorities say a hit-and-run driver killed a police officer who was riding a bicycle on a rural central Indiana highway. Police said the officer with the Greenfield Police Department was on an exercise ride with two other officers when he was hit about 12:30 a.m. Thursday along U.S. 40 near Knightstown. Greenfield deputy police chief Derek Towle told ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -37
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    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend

    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend
    PETALUMA, CA -- An off-duty Marin County sheriff's deputy who interceded in a domestic dispute involving a friend in Petaluma was shot and killed early Tuesday by a parolee, who was then shot dead, authorities said. Deputy Jim Mathiesen, 49, a nine-year department veteran assigned to the Marin County jail, was shot shortly after midnight by Thomas Edwin Halloran, 28, on ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -37
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    39-year Veteran Officer Killed by Drunk Driver

    [photo:559101] It is with great sadness and regret that the Shelton Police Department announces the death of Police Sergeant Orville Smith due to complications from internal injuries that Smith sustained late Saturday night while on duty. Smith and his police cruiser were struck by a Nissan Frontier pickup truck on Route 110 at the intersection of Indian Well Road in Shelton ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -37
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    Seattle Officer Assaulted Outside Precinct

    Seattle Officer Assaulted Outside Precinct
    SEATTLE - A female Seattle police officer was assaulted by two men in an incident near the force's East Precinct the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood on Friday. Det. Jeff Kappel said the off-duty, plain-clothed officer was getting ready to pull out of the precinct's parking lot at approximately 7:41 p.m. when two men blocked the exit gate with their car. The ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -37
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    CHP Officer Killed During Pursuit

    CHP Officer Killed During Pursuit
    LOS ANGELES - The California Highway Patrol officer who was killed Friday morning during a pursuit in Redlands was identified as Tom Coleman, an officer in the San Bernardino division of the agency, officials said. Chp2 Coleman, a seven-year veteran of the department, was killed about 6:30 a.m. during a pursuit that began minutes earlier when he tried to pull over ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -38
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    Officer Dies After Car Plunges into Philly River

    Officer Dies After Car Plunges into Philly River
    PHILADELPHIA - A 55-year-old Philadelphia police sergeant died Tuesday afternoon when his car plunged into the Schuylkill, authorities said. Sgt. Stephen Naughton, a 31-year veteran who worked in the Community Relations Unit, had just left work at Police Headquarters and was headed to his home in the Andorra section of Northwest Philadelphia when the accident occurred on Kelly Drive south of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -38
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    Man Fires Several Rounds at WA Officer

    Man Fires Several Rounds at WA Officer
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man fired several rounds at a Spokane police officer early Wednesday, mising the officer but hitting his patrol car. The shooting happened as the officer, who has not been identified, was guarding the scene of an earlier shooting, where an 18-year-old man was injured.Related: Smith: 1970s Trend of Assassinating Cops Returning?The officer was not injured. Later in ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -38
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    Video Of Officer's Actions Played Major Role In Firing

    Video Of Officer's Actions Played Major Role In Firing
    BALITMORE - A Circuit Court judge upheld Monday the Baltimore police commissioner's firing of a city officer who was caught on video berating and pushing a 14-year-old skateboarder at the Inner Harbor three years ago and failed to document it in a report. The ruling by Judge Sylvester B. Cox sets the stage for an appeal, which lawyers said is likely, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -38
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    2011 Brings Unusual Wave of Violence Against Cops

    2011 Brings Unusual Wave of Violence Against Cops
    MIAMI — As thousands of law enforcement officers gathered inside the American Airlines Arena here Monday morning for a funeral for two slain Miami-Dade police officers, news quickly spread that two more officers had been shot and killed a few hours earlier — this time in St. Petersburg, Fla. It was an eerie repeat of the police shootings last Thursday in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -38
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    SC Officer Arrested for DUI

    SC Officer Arrested for DUI
    HORRY COUNTY, SC - An Horry County police officer was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with driving under the influence. John William Parker, 49, of Murrells Inlet, was booked in to J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 3:38 a.m. Saturday, according to detention center records. Cpl. Paul Brouthers of the Highway Patrol said Parker was arrested during a traffic stop ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -39
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    Deputy Dies After Falling 160ft Into Sinkhole

    Deputy Dies After Falling 160ft Into Sinkhole
    LIVINGSTON, TN (AP) — An Overton County sheriff's deputy on duty just 2 1/2 months has died after falling 100 feet into a sinkhole near Standing Stone State Park. According to WTVF-TV of Nashville, Chad Pritchard was searching for a body in a cold case homicide Tuesday morning. The station reported on its Web site that it was unclear if the ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -39
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    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car

    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car
    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — A South Carolina sheriff's deputy in a bikini at a car wash is OK, but you'd better not show pictures of that sudsy patrol car. Pictures posted on Facebook of a charity car wash cost a Moncks Corner police officer his job earlier this week. But multiple media outlets reported there will be no disciplinary action against ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -39
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    What Went Wrong?

    What Went Wrong?
    LOS ANGELES - It was the kind of phone call you might expect a worried mother to make. Latice Sutton sounded concerned, confused and a bit embarrassed as she talked to the sheriff's deputy, trying to figure out whether to make the 80-mile middle-of-the-night drive to the Malibu jail to pick up her 24-year-old daughter, Mitrice Richardson. "It's dark and she ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -39
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    Crime-Ridden Town Struggling After Half of Police Force Gets Laid Off

    Crime-Ridden Town Struggling After Half of Police Force Gets Laid Off
    CAMDEN — If you get into a car accident in Camden, the city’s chief of police has this advice: Don’t bother calling the cops unless there are injuries or blocked traffic. Likewise, don’t call about vandalism. Or minor thefts. With the city’s police force cut almost in half by layoffs, Chief Scott Thomson said his department no longer has the manpower ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -39
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    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff

    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff
    KNOXBORO, N.Y. -- A 24-year-old sheriff's deputy, whose wife is pregnant with their second child, was fatally shot during a gun battle at the end of a five-hour standoff at a house in central New York, authorities said Tuesday. Deputy Kurt Wyman died after being rushed to a Utica hospital following the shootout around 2 a.m. Tuesday inside a garage in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Sniper Shoots at Oakland Police During Traffic Stop

    Sniper Shoots at Oakland Police During Traffic Stop
    OAKLAND, Calif.—A routine police stop in West Oakland erupted into gunfire when someone with a rifle opened fire from a high-rise building, police said Monday. No one was struck by the gunfire, and a search of the area failed to turn up the shooter, said Officer Jeff Thomason, a police spokesman. The incident began when an officer pulled a car over ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -40
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    Police K9 Fatally Stabbed In the Line of Duty

    Police K9 Fatally Stabbed In the Line of Duty
    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Clark County, Wash., Sheriff's dog was stabbed to death early Saturday as he tried to detain a suspect. The police K-9, named Kane, was working with sheriff's deputies to find two suspects who had fled from a stolen vehicle after trying to ram a police car. Police say the dog tried to detain one of the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Woman Sprayed Breast Milk At Police Following Argument

    Woman Sprayed Breast Milk At Police Following Argument
    DELAWARE, OHIO - An Ohio woman attempted to fight off police trying to remove her from her car by spraying them with her breast milk, authorities said. Stephanie Robinette got into a fight with her husband while attending a wedding at the Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center in the city of Delaware on Saturday, WBNS 10 News reported. Her husband told ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash
    Officer Alfred Celestain succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier in an automobile accident as he and his partner responded to a call. Their patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and St. Joseph Street. Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Officer Celestain slipped into a coma. He passed away from his ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -40
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    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash

    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash
    An Illinois Department of Corrections parole officer was killed when another driver struck a highway median, flipped over and struck the vehicle he was driving. Senior Parole Agent Ellane Aimiuwu served with the Illinois Department of Corrections for almost eight years. The crash happened Sunday at approximately 2:55 p.m. on Interstate 80 and closed a section of the road for nearly ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -40
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