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  • -63

    CO Officer Killed Serving Warrant, Suspect Shoots Self

    CO Officer Killed Serving Warrant, Suspect Shoots Self
    LIMON — A standoff that began with the fatal shooting of a Limon police officer ended late Wednesday when the suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. At a post-midnight news conference, State Trooper Heather Cobler said that officers were serving a warrant at a residence at the Wagon Wheel Mobile Home Park at about 6:10 p.m. when the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -63
  • -54

    US Marshal Succumbs To Wounds Sustained in Standoff

    US Marshal Succumbs To Wounds Sustained in Standoff
    ST. LOUIS - A U.S. lawman was killed along with the shooter Tuesday when a wild gunfight erupted as federal marshals tried to serve an arrest warrant at a St. Louis home, authorities said. Two federal marshals were shot along with a local cop, who was saved by his bullet-proof vest in the gunbattle with a man holed up in the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -54
  • -18

    MO District Administrator Killed in Auto Accident

    MO District Administrator Killed in Auto Accident
    JEFFERSON CITY, MO - District Administrator Debra Collins was killed in an automobile accident on US 67 near Fredericktown, Missouri, while en route to Poplar Bluff for a meeting. Her vehicle ran off the road and overturned in a ditch causing her to suffer fatal injuries. District Administrator Collins had served with the Missouri Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -18
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    Illness Claims Life of Trooper Following Stroke

    Illness Claims Life of Trooper Following Stroke
    OMAHA - People came out in force this week to support Parnell Matthews, a Nebraska State Patrol trooper. Matthews, 35, fell into a coma Feb. 23 after what may have been a stroke. His fellow troopers organized a benefit spaghetti feed to pay medical and other expenses. The event, held Wednesday at Omaha North High School, drew an estimated 800 people. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • -26

    Officer Hydroplanes on Hwy Into Pole; Killed On impact

    Officer Hydroplanes on Hwy Into Pole; Killed On impact
    JEMISON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Jemison police officer was killed when his cruiser hydroplaned on a rain-soaked highway and crashed into a power pole. Chilton County Coroner Randy Yeargan says 30-year-old Donald Joshua Newman crashed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 31 North in Thorsby. Police Chief Shane Fulmer says Newman had been responding to help with a ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -26
  • -130

    Single Juror Spares Cop Killer's Life

    Single Juror Spares Cop Killer's Life
    CLAYTON - Todd Shepard went looking to murder a police officer on Halloween night 2008, found Sgt. Michael King sitting in his squad car off the Delmar Loop — and, to this day, doesn't regret shooting him in the head. King's family believes that Missouri has a death penalty for people like that. But a St. Louis County Circuit Court jury ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -130
  • -45

    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision

    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision
    FRANKLIN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy was killed when his patrol car and a pickup truck collided in a head-on crash. Officials say 59-year-old Heard County Deputy Willie Amos Cammon of Franklin was killed on Georgia Highway 100 near Yates Road. A Georgia State Patrol official says the driver of the pickup - 41-year-old Charles Grady Green of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -45
  • -36

    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find

    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find
    PIERCE COUNTY, WA - It could take at least six weeks to determine whether the death Thursday of a Pierce County sheriff's deputy was related to an injury he suffered last year in the line of duty. Shandon Wright, 29, was at home recovering from surgery to repair a shoulder injury when he died, said Sgt. Ed Troyer, a spokesman for ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -36
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    Crowd Gathers As St. Petersburg Officer Laid to Rest

    Crowd Gathers As St. Petersburg Officer Laid to Rest
    ST. PETERSBURG - The routine is painfully familiar by now. Thousands of officers, dignitaries and others attending the funeral of a fallen officer. Services for St. Petersburg police Officer David Crawford begin at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg. He was shot to death Feb. 21 after stopping a suspected car thief. Here are updates from the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
  • -41

    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life

    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life
    CHARLOTTE, NC - A SWAT officer has died after he was checking a stun grenade in his home when it went off. Officer Fred Thornton was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery but doctors were unable to save him. The 50-year-old veteran, who was the longest serving SWAT officer on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg force in North Carolina and had previously helped in ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -41
  • +32

    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing

    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A daylong manhunt that covered a swath of the city ended when tips led to the arrest of a 16-year-old who faces a murder charge in the shooting of a St. Petersburg police officer, the third killed in the line of duty in the past month. Officer David Crawford was shot multiple times Monday night while investigating ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +32
  • -99

    'War On Cops' Continues: Third St. Pete Officer Killed

    'War On Cops' Continues: Third St. Pete Officer Killed
    ST. PETERSBURG - A 25-year police veteran of the St. Petersburg Police Department was fatally shot by a man at Second Avenue South and Eighth Street South on Monday night, officials said. A search for the shooter is ongoing this morning in the Campbell Park area, near Tropicana Field, police said. Schools in the vicinity have been closed and students are ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -99
  • -18

    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
    DELRAY BEACH, FL - A Delray Beach police officer was killed early Thursday when his patrol car hit a tree outside Boca Raton, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened shortly after 6:15 a.m. near Southwest 18th Street and Boca Rio Road. The officer, who hasn't been identified, was driving eastbound on 18th Street when, for unknown ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -18
  • -26

    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect

    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect
    CHARLESTON, W. Va - A deputy U.S. marshal was fatally shot and two others were wounded on Wednesday as they were trying to arrest a West Virginia man who also was killed in the exchange, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Charles Smith, 50, opened fire with a shotgun as several marshals and state police entered his home at about 8:30 a.m. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -26
  • -31

    ICE Agent Killed, Another Wounded After Thugs Ambush Their SUV in Mexico

    ICE Agent Killed, Another Wounded After Thugs Ambush Their SUV in Mexico
    LAREDO, Texas - A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was killed and another wounded after gunman ambushed their SUV in central Mexico. ICE agent Jaime Zapata and a second agent were driving on a highway between Mexico City and the northern city of Monterrey in the central state of San Luis Potosi Tuesday when they arrived at what appeared to ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -31
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    CHP: Officer At Fault for Head-On Collision That Took His Life

    CHP: Officer At Fault for Head-On Collision That Took His Life
    MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA - A preliminary CHP investigation indicates that Garberville CHP officer Thomas Adams crossed into oncoming traffic Tuesday, causing the crash that took his life in northern Mendocino County. Adams, 24, had been on-duty for a little more than 6 hours when the 2:15 p.m. crash occurred on Highway 101 near Piercy, just south of the Mendocino-Humboldt county line, ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -4
  • -11

    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV

    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV
    UNIONTOWN, OH - Every morning, a Uniontown police officer spends 15 minutes moving rush-hour traffic through one of the township's most troubled intersections. On Tuesday morning, the assignment led to the death of Capt. Dan Stiles, who was struck and killed by a passing SUV. Stiles, 46, a father of three, suffered head and internal injuries after being struck on state ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -11
  • -31

    San Carlos Apache Officer Killed in Trailer Collision

    San Carlos Apache Officer Killed in Trailer Collision
    SAN CARLOS, Ariz. - Officer Aaron Peru was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. 70 near Safford. He had been directed by the shift sergeant to report to the police station prior to traveling to the police academy in Tucson. A trailer being pulled by an oncoming vehicle broke free and collided with his car head-on, causing fatal injuries. Officer ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -31
  • -27

    Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained On-Duty One Month Earlier

    Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained On-Duty One Month Earlier
    STOW, OH: Police late Saturday announced the death of Stow police Officer Jonathan V. Bastock. Bastock, 47, had been recuperating at home after a work-related injury, said Stow Police Chief Louis A. Dirker Jr. He died about 10:34 a.m. in the emergency room at Summa Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, the Summit County Medical Examiner's office said. He had recently ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -27
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    Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Nassau Officer

    [photo:591189] OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — A Nassau County police officer killed when a truck slammed into his cruiser during a traffic stop will be buried this week. The wake for 44-year-old Officer Michael Califano has been scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Massapequa (mas-uh-PEEK'-wuh) Funeral Home. The funeral is set for Thursday at the Maria Regina Roman Catholic Church in ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +2
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