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    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call

    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call
    PAGE, Ariz. — Authorities say a Navajo Nation police officer has been shot and killed while answering a domestic violence call in a small community south of Page, Ariz. Navajo Nation communications director Charmaine Jackson says Sgt. Darrell Curley died at the hospital in Page early Sunday. He was shot while answering a call in the town of Kaibito late Saturday ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash

    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash
    KING GEORGE COUNTY, VA - The Virginia state trooper killed Friday while responding to a call for help in King George County, was a 28-year-old from Warsaw, Va., the state police said. Adam M. Bowen died instantly in the crash that injured two others, police said. Bowen was headed west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies

    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies
    GREEKTOWN - A New York man accused of hitting an on-duty police officer with his car this month is now facing a murder charge. Saddam Hussein Mohsin, 30, of Buffalo is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer Charles Armour, 40, who died June 11, a week after being hit while on foot patrol in Greektown, according to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
  • -9

    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life

    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life
    ORISKANY, NY -- Hours into the armed standoff last week on Knoxboro Road in the town of Augusta, leaders of the Oneida County Emergency Response team decided that if negotiations continued until 3 a.m., they would call for relief personnel and notify the New York State Police that an armored vehicle was needed. One hour before the deadline, the team decided ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
  • -36

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - A South Pasadena police officer died Tuesday when he collapsed during a training exercise at Burro Canyon Shooting Park, authorities said. Kevin Sandoval, 23, of Covina was pronounced dead about 3 p.m. following a training accident. Sandoval was doing firearms training when he fell for an unknown reason and hit his head, said Monterey Park police Sgt. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
  • +17

    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer

    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer
    DALLAS - A jury on Monday sentenced Charles Payne to life in prison for the murder of Dallas police Senior Cpl. Norm Smith in January 2009. After State District Judge Rick Magnis read the jury’s verdict, Smith’s mother, Carolyn Long, smiled slightly and reached over and briefly clasped the hand of Dallas police Sr. Cpl. Teena Schultz. Schultz is a member ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +17
  • -28

    Head-On Collision Kills Deputy Sheriff

    Head-On Collision Kills Deputy Sheriff
    ASHLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an on-duty sheriff's deputy and a 77-year-old man have been killed in a collision on an upstate New York road near the Pennsylvania border. The Chemung County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Jeffrey Alexander was traveling on Route 427 in the town of Ashland when he collided head-on with another vehicle around 11 a.m. Sunday. The ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -28
  • -16

    Veteran Cop Passes Away After Being Hit by Wrong-Way Driver

    Veteran Cop Passes Away After Being Hit by Wrong-Way Driver
    DETROIT - A veteran of the Detroit Police Department who was hit by a car while on foot patrol in Greektown last Sunday has died. Police were notified around midnight this morning that Charles Armour had died, Detroit Police spokeswoman Sgt Eren Stephens said. Armour worked for the department for more than 16 years, she said. A news conference is scheduled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant

    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant
    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina deputy was shot and killed while trying to serve a warrant in a recent killing. U.S. Marshal Service spokeswoman Nikki Credic said the deputy shot Thursday night in Kinston was part of an agency task force that included local and federal officers. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins said the victim was a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -41
  • -10

    Police K9 Dies Following Indoor Training

    GALLOWAY — Officials don't believe the heat is responsible for the death of an Atlantic County police dog. The Galloway Township Police Department says K-9 Blaze collapsed after starting a training session indoors Wednesday. Doctors at a veterinary hospital said the 6-year-old German shepherd's temperature indicated the death was not heat-related. Blaze had been a patrol dog since 2007 and was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Suspected Cop Killer Pleads Not Guilty

    NEWARK, N.J. — Bail remains at $1.5 million for the 19-year-old charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer. Rasul McNeill-Thomas appeared in court Tuesday. His public defender entered a not guilty plea on his behalf to charges of murder, aggravated assault, carjacking and weapons offenses. [photo:605028] Officer William Johnson was waiting for a slice of pizza ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
  • -26

    Deputy Passes Away Day After Being Shot in the Head

    Deputy Passes Away Day After Being Shot in the Head
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy has died at a Nashville hospital a day after he was shot by a man who then fatally shot himself. Deputy Richard "Keith" Bellar died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Dickson County Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe announced the officer's death at the hospital. The visibly upset sheriff ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
  • -40

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -40
  • -50

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ
    GROTON, CT - The doors to the City of Groton Police Department were draped in black bunting after a veteran officer was found dead in his office Monday. "The officer found dead in the police department at about 8:30 this morning was Lt. Thomas Forbes," police Chief Bruno Giulini said late Monday afternoon in a somber and succinct press conference, accompanied ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -50
  • +8

    Throw the Book At Ruthless TX Cop Killer

    Throw the Book At Ruthless TX Cop Killer
    SAN ANTONIO — Detectives continue to seek clues to the motive — if any — behind the ambush-style slaying of a Bexar (BAYR) County sheriff's deputy at a San Antonio intersection. Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz has scheduled news conference Monday to discuss what has been learned about the May 28 death of sheriff's Sgt. Kenneth Vann. That's after the Sunday arrest of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
  • -13

    Former Officer Killed In Afghanistan IED Blast

    Former Officer Killed In Afghanistan IED Blast
    KENTON COUNTY, KY - Brett Benton, a former Kenton County police officer, was killed in Afghanistan Saturday, according to a statement issued by the police department Saturday night. The Dry Ridge man, in his mid-30s, was working as a private contractor in the war-torn country, just months after leaving the local force. It's unclear for which company he was employed. Details ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
  • -44

    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies

    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies
    RIVERSIDE, MO - The Riverside police officer struck by lightning while helping with the Joplin tornado died this morning at a Springfield hospital. Jefferson “Jeff” Taylor, who volunteered to go to Joplin, was 31 years old. He is the first Riverside officer ever to die in the line of duty. “We are heartbroken,” Riverside Police Chief Greg Mills said today in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -44
  • -62

    Injured Trooper's Fight For Life Ends

    Injured Trooper's Fight For Life Ends
    BOSTON - Eight years after her parked cruiser was hit by a teenager who was speeding, Ellen Engelhardt yesterday became the first female state trooper to die from injuries sustained in the line of duty. The 58-year-old mother, who in 1981 became one of the state’s first female troopers, died at a South Shore nursing home where she was being treated ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -62
  • -10

    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training

    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training
    LONDON - The FBI special agent who headed a watershed investigation into public corruption in Clay County has died. Timothy S. Briggs, 46, apparently suffered a heart attack while jogging with another agent Tuesday near the FBI office in London. The agent with Briggs and another person, and later emergency personnel and doctors, performed CPR on Briggs but could not revive ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
  • -20

    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant

    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant
    HOUSTON - The suspect accused of driving his vehicle through a police barricade and killing a Houston police officer Sunday may be an illegal immigrant, officials say. Johoan Rodriguez, 26, charged with the intoxicated manslaughter of Houston officer Kevin Will, has a federal immigration detainer placed in his arrest records after investigators found "reason to believe" he was not a citizen. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
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