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    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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -94
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    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon

    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon
    CHICAGO - A veteran Chicago police officer assigned to a special unit to tamp down youth violence was shot to death Wednesday afternoon as he left an Englewood police building in a dangerous stretch of that South Side neighborhood. Authorities said an assailant took Officer Thor Soderberg's gun and fatally shot him. Those who knew the 43-year-old officer, normally an instructor ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -95
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    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year

    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year
    With just one day before January’s halfway point, line of duty deaths in 2010 are up 900% compared to the same time last year. So far in 2010, ten law enforcement officers from nine different states have been killed in the line of duty: Four by gunfire and six in automobile or motorcycle crashes. As we honor their memories, and mourn ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -96
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated -99
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    '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
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    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed

    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed
    PHOENIX, AZ - Officer Travis Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect had led officers on a short pursuit at approximately 1:00 am. The suspect had eluded the officers after turning off his lights and fleeing at a high rate of speed. Several minutes later dispatchers received reports that a man was seen attempting to hide a vehicle ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -100
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    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase

    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase
    PHOENIX - An Arizona law officer has died after being struck by another officer's patrol car while laying down spike strips during a high-speed chase. The Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Chris Marano died Thursday night. Lt. Steve Harrison says the chase reached speeds of 100 mph, starting after a vehicle was spotted with a stolen license plate. As ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -101
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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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    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment

    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment
    UPDATE: The Nye County sheriff's office says a deputy killed in a shootout with a man wielding an assault rifle in a rural Nevada casino parking lot was 27-year-old Ian Deutch (DOY'tch). Sheriff Tony DeMeo says the gunman was killed by another deputy in Monday's shooting about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. The gunman hasn't been identified. Deutch was in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -117
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    Dashcam Released of Arkansas Police Slayings

    Dashcam Released of Arkansas Police Slayings
    JONESBORO, Ark. -- From the cab of his FedEx truck, Vincent Brown had a bird's-eye view of the shooting that killed two West Memphis police officers on May 20. A short video clip from an officer's dashboard camera released Wednesday shows 16-year-old Joe Kane in a red T-shirt slowly open the passenger-side door of a 1994 white Plymouth Voyager van and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -124
  • -129

    'Hell Broke Loose' In Gunfight That Took Deputy's Life

    'Hell Broke Loose' In Gunfight That Took Deputy's Life
    ENON, Ohio -- A sheriff's deputy investigating a report of gunfire at a trailer park was shot dead Saturday, and the shooting suspect was killed after a gun battle with police, authorities said. A police officer was wounded. The slain deputy was married and was the mother of two children, Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly said. He didn't release the names ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -129
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    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -130
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    Once-Deported Illegal Alien Kills Female Deputy

    Once-Deported Illegal Alien Kills Female Deputy
    The fallen deputy has been identified as Deputy Sheriff Josie Greathouse Fox of the Millard County Sheriff's Office. Update: Millard Country Sheriff Robert A. Dekker has informed the media that the shooter, Roberto Miramontes Roman, is a Mexican national, has been previously arrested for theft charges and has been previously deported from the United States as an illegal immigrant. A Millard ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -222
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