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    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying

    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Police and FBI agents swarmed a Southern California shopping center and arrested the suspected killer of a police officer who was shot to death while chasing a stolen truck suspect, investigators said Wednesday. Earl Ellis Green, 44, a parolee and resident of nearby Rubidoux, was booked for investigation of murder in the shooting death of Riverside police Officer ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +33
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    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash

    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash
    MOSS BLUFF, La. - Officials say a state trooper died when his patrol car was hit by another car. The accident happened Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 171 north of Lake Charles. Investigators say Trooper Duane Dalton died when his car was hit broadside by a car driven by 50-year-old Debra Bourque of Lake Charles. After impact, Dalton's unit rotated clockwise, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -21
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    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral

    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral
    July 02--RALEIGH -- For his funeral Saturday, 8-year-old William Bunn will wear a freshly pressed police uniform, complete with tie, hat and shoes shined like mirrors. It was, after all, the suit he proudly wore last month, the day Raleigh police made him an honorary officer and granted the wish he'd had since age 5. William died of cancer early Thursday ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +252
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    Sgt. Found Slain After Dispatchers Fail to Reach Him

    Sgt. Found Slain After Dispatchers Fail to Reach Him
    PHOENIX - The body of a Phoenix police sergeant who was shot and killed was discovered near the State Capitol late Monday night. Phoenix police had become concerned about the sergeant when he didn't respond to radio calls. Officers searched for the sergeant starting around 10 p.m. Monday. Less than an hour after the search began, Capitol Police found what they ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -99
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    Inmate Questioned in 2010 Slaying of Chicago Officer

    A 24-year-old prison inmate is being questioned in the 2010 slaying of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey, sources told the Tribune tonight. The man was sent to prison Downstate after his arrest last September on vehicular hijacking and weapons charges. At that time, he had been on parole following a 2009 conviction for aggravated battery to a peace officer and a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +1
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -40
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    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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    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced

    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A 17-year-old Mexican faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when he is sentenced for killing a Border Patrol agent who was shot eight times in the head, neck and torso in a remote mountainous area. Christian Daniel Castro Alvarez pleaded guilty in November to murdering a federal officer near Campo, about 60 miles east of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    On-Duty Cop, Ex-Suburban Cop Fatally Gunned Down

    On-Duty Cop, Ex-Suburban Cop Fatally Gunned Down
    CHICAGO - The two men shared much in common. They both loved cars. One, Michael Flisk, 46, was a highly decorated Chicago Police officer. The other, Stephen Peters, 44, was a retired Chicago Housing Authority officer and former suburban cop. The burglary of Peters’ prized red Ford Mustang Cobra brought them together Friday at the garage on the Southeast Side where ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -30
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    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend

    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend
    NEW YORK - An on-duty city cop distraught over a possible breakup with his girlfriend pulled out his gun in front of her and fatally shot himself in the head early Tuesday. "I love you," Officer Philip Chlanda told his girlfriend before pulling the trigger on a Manhattan street. The 29-year-old cop argued with his gal pal after he looked at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -60
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    CA Police Chief Clearing Up Officer-Involved Shooting

    CA Police Chief Clearing Up Officer-Involved Shooting
    LONG BEACH, CA - A 35-year-old man was struck 12 times by gunfire in the chest, arms and lower legs last December when police mistook a water hose nozzle he was holding for a gun, Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell said at a news conference Monday. McDonnell told reporters that he wanted to offer further details about the fatal shooting ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +10
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    Fallen Brother: Cst. Bill Henshaw

    Fallen Brother: Cst. Bill Henshaw
    BURLINGTON, Ontario - On the morning of June 8, 2010, a veteran Halton Regional Police Service officer went into medical distress while on duty at Police Headquarters in Oakville. Rushed to hospital by EMS, he later succumbed to what appears to be natural causes. Constable Bill Henshaw, age 54, joined the Halton Regional Police Service in 1977. He served nearly 33 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -7
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -4
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    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -41
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    Soon-to-be-Married Deputy Killed In Gun Battle

    Soon-to-be-Married Deputy Killed In Gun Battle
    JOHNSON COUNTY, TX - An Oklahoma man who gunned down a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon and then was fatally shot had threatened his wife, sister and another person before authorities arrived, the Johnson County sheriff said Sunday. Wesley Davis, 47, brandished a weapon at the three people before he was locked out of the house near Venus in Johnson ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -66
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    Officer Shot, Killed During Burglary Call

    Officer Shot, Killed During Burglary Call
    RAYVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say three men have been arrested in the shooting death of Sgt. Thomas M. Alexander of the Rayville Police Department. Troopers say the 57-year-old Alexander was shot and killed while responding to a burglary-in-progress call at a home on U.S. Highway 80, east of Rayville, Saturday night. Investigators say 52-year-old Robert J. Walker of Rayville, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -26
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    Elderly Driver 'Blacked Out' Before Crashing Into Deputy

    Elderly Driver 'Blacked Out' Before Crashing Into Deputy
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- An elderly driver says he blacked out shortly before his vehicle struck and killed a sheriff's sergeant on Sunday. Authorities say the sports utility vehicle driven by 79-year-old Leo John Saunders plowed through a 7-11 parking lot where Polk County Sheriff's Sgt. Wesley Whitmore was making a traffic stop. The SUV hit the patrol car, which then ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -23
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated -40
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    Suspect in Chief's Killing Kept In Single Cell In Jail

    Suspect in Chief's Killing Kept In Single Cell In Jail
    RAINIER, ORE - Daniel Armaugh Butts, the 21-year-old man accused of killing Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter, is in a solitary cell in Columbia County Jail. A spokesperson for the jail said he’s being kept away from other prisoners because of the severity of the charges. He faces an allegation of aggravated murder, which could carry the death penalty. Butts is ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire

    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire
    ZILLAH, Wash. — Three employees of the Washington State Patrol have been killed in a house fire near Zillah in Yakima County. WSP Sgt. Tom Foster confirms the three as Trooper Christopher Sperry, Trooper Gary Miller, and Anne Miller-Hewitt. Another patrol spokesman told the Yakima Herald-Republic that 54-year-old Miller-Hewitt is a communications manager for the State Patrol's Wenatchee office, married to ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -47
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