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    TX Deputy Dies From Injuries Sustained In Cow Attack

    TX Deputy Dies From Injuries Sustained In Cow Attack
    TYLER, Texas — An East Texas deputy has died of head injuries suffered when he was attacked by an injured cow while he directed traffic around the half-ton animal. Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith says Deputy Robert Britton of Tyler died Monday at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, where he'd been since the incident early Thursday near Bullard, 95 miles ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    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
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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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    Mexican Investigator Was Beheaded to Intimidate Cops

    Mexican Investigator Was Beheaded to Intimidate Cops
    The lead Mexican investigator working to solve the case of an American allegedly attacked by pirates has been killed, and sources say he was brutally decapitated. Rolando Flores was the commander of a team of police investigating the disappearance and reported shooting of David Hartley on a Mexican border lake last month. Ruben Dario-Rios, spokesman for the state prosecutor's office in ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -33
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    TX Church Overflows With Mourners At Slain Officer's Funeral

    TX Church Overflows With Mourners At Slain Officer's Funeral
    ARLINGTON -- God has a plan, Ruby Odom told the mourners at Mount Olive Baptist Church on Tuesday morning. "God has his own timing," said Odom, the wife of former Arlington Mayor Elzie Odom. It may not be clear why 24-year-old church member Jillian Michelle Smith was taken away as she was, Odom said. "The things God has planned may not ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +11
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    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing

    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing
    GILBERT, Ariz. -- Two men suspected in the fatal shooting of a policeman led dozens of Arizona law officers on a 50-mile midnight chase, but couldn't shake pursuers despite firing bullets and spreading debris, officials said. The suspects tossed out wrenches, other tools and an air compressor tank during the chase around midnight Thursday, police said. A half-dozen police cruisers were ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +25
  • -7

    Retired Police Officer Killed In Home Flashover Explosion

    PHILADELPHIA - On North Fifth Street in Northern Liberties, Louis Bell was known by his nickname, "Joe" - a friendly retired police officer who enjoyed holiday barbecues, admiring his flower-filled front garden, and sitting on his steps swapping jokes and chitchat. Whenever a neighbor suffered a loss in the family, Bell, 70, who used a wheelchair after falling ill a few ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
  • -35

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover
    UINTAH COUNTY, Utah - Police Officer Joshua Yazzie was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. Officer Yazzie was driving near the Bottle Hollow Reservoir on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, where he was responding to assist an ambulance crew who were treating an intoxicated person who was behaving violently. As he responded to the call, Officer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -35
  • -72

    Two Deputies Dead in Salvage Yard Shooting Rampage

    Two Deputies Dead in Salvage Yard Shooting Rampage
    VANSANT, Va. — A small southwestern Virginia community is again dealing with a deadly shooting rampage that this time killed two deputies and wounded two more before the suspect who may have been trying to rob a salvage yard was fatally shot by police. Buchanan County deputies investigating at Roger's Service Center in Vansant on Sunday afternoon were met by gunfire ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -72
  • -33

    Officer Killed in Drunk Driver Collision

    Officer Killed in Drunk Driver Collision
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- Authorities say a New Jersey police officer headed home after work was killed when a drunken driver crashed into his vehicle on the Garden State Parkway. Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford says a car driven by 32-year-old Officer Jason Marles was rear-ended by a BMW early Thursday. Marles' car spun, hit a guardrail and overturned before ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -33
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    Ten from 9/11 Among New Names on NY Police Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The names of 15 officers, including 10 who died from illnesses related to their time spent at ground zero in Manhattan, have been added to the New York Police Officers Memorial. Family, friends and hundreds of uniformed police gathered Tuesday at the black granite memorial in Albany where 1,297 names of officers who died in the line of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
  • -40

    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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Bar Fight Results in Officer's Death; Man Faces Potential Murder Charges

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Oklahoma police officer who was punched in the nose during a bar fight died after he hit the floor, and an Arkansas man likely faces a first-degree murder charge. Police say 25-year-old Elzie Cain of Ardmore, Okla., got into a fight with 26-year-old Aaron Threlkeld of Sheridan at about 4 a.m. Sunday at the Electric ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -6
  • -11

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mississippi man who was charged Tuesday with murder in the shootings of a Memphis police officer and another man told investigators he planned to use his military training to kill more officers during the incident. A court affidavit shows that Alexander Blaise Haydel, 22, was charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Former Los Angeles Police Chief Laid to Rest

    Former Los Angeles Police Chief Laid to Rest
    LOS ANGELES — A funeral service will be held Tuesday for former Los Angeles police Chief Daryl Gates. Gates served as chief from 1978 to 1992 and died of cancer earlier this month at his Dana Point home. The private service will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels beginning at 9 a.m., followed by a public honors ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
  • -24

    NCDMV Inspector Collapses, Dies Following Academy Training

    RALEIGH — Timothy Charles Barnes, 38, of Rocky Mount, died Wednesday, July 28, after collapsing on Tuesday following physical training for the NCDMV License and Theft Bureau’s inspector program. Barnes died at Mission Hospital in Asheville, where he was hospitalized following his collapse. The Bureau is reviewing the training requirements and regimen to determine if training activities were a factor in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -24
  • -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
  • -5

    One of California's Finest, Chief Fagen, Passes Away

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Alex Fagan Sr., a larger-than-life police officer who survived a scandal that involved his rookie cop son and a bag of fajitas and rose to lead San Francisco's force, died Monday in London, friends and authorities said. The former police chief collapsed after walking his dog, friends said. He had turned 60 on Nov. 2. A Scotland Yard ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -5
  • -94

    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop

    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop
    ORANGE COUNTY, FL - An Orange County deputy sheriff making "an investigative traffic stop" was shot in the head and killed tonight on South Orange Blossom Trail, Sheriff Jerry Demings said. "We lost a 27-year-old deputy sheriff tonight, out patrolling the streets of Orange County," the sheriff said, flanked by his wife, Orlando police Chief Val Demings. Asked what he told ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -94
  • -12

    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings

    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings
    TAMPA, Fla. — A manhunt for the convicted felon accused of killing two Tampa police officers — and wanted for questioning in three other homicides — spread to north Florida on Thursday. Jacksonville sheriff's officers received a tip that Dontae Rashawn Morris, 24, was in a neighborhood in that city, some 200 miles from where he is accused of gunning down ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -12
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