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    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck

    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck
    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nassau County police officer has died from injuries sustained in a wreck on the Long Island Expressway in New York. The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Friday. Nassau County police say the officer was conducting a traffic stop near exit 39 in Old Westbury when the cruiser was struck from behind by another vehicle. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold

    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold
    NORFOLK - The week of Dec. 6 was set aside to teach recruits self-defense at the Norfolk police training academy. If they wanted to become officers, they would need to know how to handcuff a suspect, block punches and kicks, and protect themselves - and their gun - in a fight to the death. In Norfolk, that means learning to take ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -63
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    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle

    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle
    GRITNEY, Fla. (AP) — A corrections officer and an ex-convict wanted for killing his parents died in a gun battle Wednesday, state officials said. The shootout happened after a homeowner confronted Wade Andrew Williams in the woods. Authorities had been searching for the 35-year-old since his parents were found dead in their home in the Florida Panhandle last week. Williams tried ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -47
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    Cop-Killer Found Guilty of Capital Murder; Gets Life Behind Bars

    Cop-Killer Found Guilty of Capital Murder; Gets Life Behind Bars
    MOBILE, Alabama - Tuesday 1:42 p.m. Joey Hollingsworth's family left the court in tears and would not talk on camera. But Brandon Sigler's mom did talk to news 5. She's praying for the family of the man convicted of killing her son. "His family is hurting just as we've hurt," said Nina Gordon. "My heart goes out to them as well. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +13
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    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial
    INDIANAPOLIS - Military traditions befitting a lost warrior will be on full display Tuesday as the city marks the funeral of a fallen police officer. Bagpipes, a 21-gun salute and a rider-less horse will be among the symbolic gestures to help the family of officer David Moore in their grief, along with his police comrades and the community at large. Planners ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +53
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    Two St. Petersburg Heroes Laid to Rest

    Two St. Petersburg Heroes Laid to Rest
    ST. PETERSBURG - City officials estimate more than 10,000 could turn out for services on Friday, Jan. 28, honoring St. Petersburg Police Sgt. Thomas Baitinger and K-9/TAC Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz. The men died in the line of duty Monday, Jan. 24 in St. Petersburg. Friday’s memorial service begins at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting

    IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting
    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer wounded in a shooting last weekend died this morning of his injuries. David Moore, 29, was pronounced dead about 6:30 a.m. at Wishard Memorial Hospital, said Public Safety Director Frank Straub. Moore’s family had announced Tuesday night that they would remove him from life support as soon as donor recipients could be found ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -68
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    Driver Found Guilty In Hit-and-Run That Cost Officer His Life

    A Dearborn man charged with second-degree murder in the September hit-and-run death of a Taylor auxiliary police officer was found guilty by a jury Tuesday on all counts. Nino E. Delpiano, 40, also was charged with driving with a suspended license and with leaving the scene of an accident. Delpiano was accused of killing Lt. Dan Kromer, 54, who was struck ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer

    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer
    ST. PETERSBURG — The four-legged partners of canine police officers are more than that. Police dogs train, work and live with their officers. The dog becomes a member of the officer's own family. So it was with Ace, the partner of slain St. Petersburg Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz. The officer is survived by his wife, Lorraine, 40, and their children: Caleb, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +44
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    Justice Dept. to Review Fatal Attacks on Officers

    Justice Dept. to Review Fatal Attacks on Officers
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is preparing to review a rash of deadly attacks on police following the fatal shootings of 10 officers since Jan. 1. Bernard Melekian, the Justice Department's Community Oriented Policing Services director, said analysts would study whether deficits in training, resources or officer behavior may have contributed to a troubling series of violent attacks in at least ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    2010 & 2011: The Deadliest Januaries in LE History

    2010 & 2011: The Deadliest Januaries in LE History
    In all respects, the first few weeks of 2011 were looking "good" for law enforcement. Following an increasingly dangerous 2010, line of duty deaths were actually tracking at a lower rate than in January 2010. Then the last five days happened. On January 20, 2011, Detective Roger Castillo and Detective Haworth were fatally shot and a third detective was wounded while ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -45
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    Fallen Officer Forgave Teen Shooter Who Left Him Paralyzed

    Fallen Officer Forgave Teen Shooter Who Left Him Paralyzed
    COLUMBUS - Two weeks before he was to take the job of Columbus police sketch artist, Officer Tom Hayes walked into a Clintonville convenience store to check on a reported disturbance. It was 2:25 a.m. Dec. 18, 1979. Court testimony later revealed that at least one of the two teenagers in the store had been drinking and smoking marijuana and had ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +14
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    On-Duty Officer Killed In Head-On Collision

    On-Duty Officer Killed In Head-On Collision
    REMBERT, S.C. — An on-duty Sumter police officer has died in a head-on crash on U.S. 521 in Sumter County. Sumter police said in a news release that 39-year-old Cpl. Charles Nesbitt Jr. died at the hospital about an hour after the wreck Friday afternoon. Authorities say Nesbitt and another officer were driving south on U.S. 521 near Rembert when they ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -22
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    Mourners Pay Respect To Two Slain Miami Officers

    Mourners Pay Respect To Two Slain Miami Officers
    MIAMI, Fla. -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott and thousands of law enforcement officers are expected at a funeral service for two fallen Miami-Dade County police officers. A motorcade of police officers from almost every city in Florida will make its way from Vista Memorial Gardens to the AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami, beginning at 9 a.m. Monday. The service is planned ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant

    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant
    MIAMI — A shootout erupted yesterday in Miami as a team of heavily armed law enforcement agents tried to serve a murder warrant, leaving two officers and a suspect dead, authorities said. Miami-Dade police director James Loftus said 21-year veteran Roger Castillo had been shot once and died at the scene. Amanda Haworth, a 23-year veteran, was taken to a hospital ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -113
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    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout
    DETROIT - What started as a typical night in an upscale neighborhood in Walled Lake turned into the scene of a shootout Monday when an undercover police team tried to arrest two people under surveillance in a home invasion ring. When the gunfire stopped, Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil and the suspect he was after were dead. “Our family is devastated,” ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -58
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    Teen Accused in Officer's Slaying Due In Court

    Teen Accused in Officer's Slaying Due In Court
    LAKEWOOD - The teenager accused in last week’s execution-style killing of a Lakewood police officer is due in court later today. Jahmell Crockam, 19, arrested Sunday morning after a massive 40-hour manhunt, is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Toms River to face murder and weapons charges in connection with the death of Officer Christopher Matlosz. At the same time, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian

    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- A man was being questioned by a police officer who had driven up to him on a residential street Friday afternoon when he pulled a handgun from his clothing and fired three bullets into the officer in what the county prosecutor called "a heinous, execution-style killing." A massive manhunt was under way in this community near the Jersey ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -85
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    Memorial Set for Slain Rainier Police Chief

    [photo:588143] PORTLAND, Ore. — Memorial services for Rainier police Chief Ralph Painter are scheduled Friday afternoon at the University of Portland Chiles Center. Painter was shot and killed last week in the small Columbia River town north of Portland after he responded to a report of an attempted car theft. A memorial procession is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. at the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Toronto Officer Killed After Stolen Snow Plow Pursuit

    Toronto Officer Killed After Stolen Snow Plow Pursuit
    TORONTO - A Toronto Police officer, struck by a stolen snow plow Wednesday morning, has died of his injuries, a source has told the Toronto Sun. Sgt. Ryan Russell, 35, was pronounced dead at St. Michael's Hospital hours after being hit by the plow. Russell, an 11-year veteran of the force, leaves behind a wife and young son, Chief Bill Blair ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -63
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