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    Deputy Involved in Serious Crash Dies at Scene

    Deputy Involved in Serious Crash Dies at Scene
    Updated: Deputy Mark Longway was killed in a vehicle accident in downtown Tampa when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Scott Street at 5:15 am. His patrol car became trapped underneath the trailer as a result of the collision. He had just completed his shift when the accident occurred. Deputy Longway was ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -31
  • -43

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -43
  • -37

    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack

    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack
    MEADVILLE, PA - Correctional Officer Gary Chapin succumbed to injuries sustained one month earlier after being attacked and beaten by an inmate in the Crawford County Correctional Facility. Officer Chapin was transported to Wesbury United Methodist Community Hospital but never regained consciousness after the attack. The inmate who beat him was in jail on a parole violation at the time. Charges ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -37
  • -45

    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase

    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Authorities say a police officer was killed when he lost control of his squad car and hit a palm tree as he chased a parolee driving a stolen car in California. Cathedral City police said in a statement Saturday that 29-year-old Officer Jermaine Gibson's vehicle caught fire and he was declared dead at the scene Friday night. Gibson was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -45
  • -3

    Police Hunt for Deputy's Killer During Western Festival

    Police Hunt for Deputy's Killer During Western Festival
    KANAB, UT - While a troop of actors packing six-shooters and wearing Old West garb staged a shooting in the center of this town Saturday, a nearby posse was taking a modern approach to catching its man. The lawmen are using helicopters, infrared cameras and night-vision goggles. They’re communicating with radios, cell phones and instant messaging. Yes, some of the more ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -3
  • -29

    Florida Deputy Killed in Crash

    Florida Deputy Killed in Crash
    Deputy James Anderson was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle on Florida 9A, in Jacksonville. The vehicle that struck him was driving in the wrong lane of traffic when the crash occurred. He was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Deputy Anderson was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -29
  • -32

    Officer Down: Deputy David Lambert

    Officer Down: Deputy David Lambert
    WARREN COUNTY, MS - Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier. He was responding to backup another deputy who called for assistance when he swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak Ridge Road. His patrol car overturned, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was flown to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -32
  • -46

    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole

    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A Maryland police officer who struck a utility pole with his cruiser last month has died. Prince George's County Police say 27-year-old Thomas P. Jensen was responding to a call on Feb. 27 when he lost control over an icy stretch of the roadway in College Park. He was transported to the local hospital but has died ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -46
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    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer

    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer
    DETROIT - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will announce charges Tuesday morning in connection with the shooting death of Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff. Worthy has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. news conference at her office in Detroit. Huff was killed May 3 after responding to a report of gunshots and a possible break-in at a vacant home on the city's east ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Columbia Officer Shot; Suspect With AK-47 Killed

    Columbia Officer Shot; Suspect With AK-47 Killed
    COLUMBIA - A Columbia police officer brand new on the job was shot – non-fatally – in the chest during a traffic stop this morning, and the suspect was killed later after firing on more officers with an AK-47 assault rifle. Some residents were evacuated near the second shooting and bomb squads from the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
  • -11

    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death

    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death
    DETROIT - Jurors hearing the case of Jonathan Belton, accused of killing an Oak Park public safety officer, will have to decide whether police and prosecutors rigged up a shoddy case against him for political reasons, or if Belton killed the officer execution-style. Belton, 17, is charged with first-degree murder and killing a police officer in the shooting death of Mason ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -11
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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
  • -21

    Teen Parolee Charged In Former CHA Officer's Death

    Teen Parolee Charged In Former CHA Officer's Death
    CHICAGO - Determined to avoid arrest on a burglary charge, a teenage parolee shot and killed the victim of the break-in and the Chicago police evidence technician investigating the crime, police charged Monday. "It's unfathomable. It's just unbelievable," said Calumet Area Cmdr. Keith Calloway. "It's just so egregious you can't put words to it." Police said Timothy Herring, 19, on parole ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -21
  • -28

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Tragic Boating Accident

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Tragic Boating Accident
    SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. - The patrol car of a Spotsylvania County Sheriff's deputy sits draped in black Sunday as fellow deputies mourn one of their own who died yesterday in a tragic boating accident. Deputy Dean Ridings, 52, was on marine patrol of a crowded Lake Anna when the accident happened around 12:40p.m., Saturday. "The boat was struck by a large wake, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -28
  • -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 over 6 years ago | Rated -26
  • -44

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty
    HOUSTON - A University of Houston police officer was killed early Friday when her cruiser struck a tree en route to a service call, authorities said. She was the first UH officer to die in the line of duty. Ann O'Donnell, 24, was responding to a possible assault or kidnapping at the Wendy's restaurant on Scott Street across from Robertson Stadium ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -44
  • +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
  • -42

    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting

    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting
    NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities in Newark, N.J., have disclosed the identity of a police officer who was killed in a drive-by shooting while he was off-duty. Authorities say William Johnson was buying a slice of pizza Thursday night at a Newark shop when he was shot. The 45-year-old was on the force for 16 years and had two daughters. No one ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -42
  • -68

    Missouri Trooper Fatally Struck on Christmas Day

    Missouri Trooper Fatally Struck on Christmas Day
    EUREKA, Missouri. — A Christmas blast of winter weather led to dozens of stranded motorists and injuries on Friday, including the death of a state trooper who was responding to an accident. Missouri Highway Patrolman Dennis Engelhard, 49, was on the scene of a minor accident on Interstate-44 near Eureaka when he was struck by an SUV that had lost control ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -68
  • -34

    Officer Shot During Confrontation With Suspect

    Officer Shot During Confrontation With Suspect
    CLINTON, S.C. -- A Laurens County deputy was shot and killed and a suspect was wounded and taken into custody in Clinton. Deputy Roger Rice was shot shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday during a confrontation as officers conducted a homicide investigation, Laurens County Sheriff Ricky Chastain said. Deputies had been called to the home to assist in an investigation of a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -34
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