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    Murder Trial Begins In Philadelphia Officer's Death

    Murder Trial Begins In Philadelphia Officer's Death
    PHILADELPHIA - For the fourth time in 10 months, Philadelphia police are steeling themselves to relive the murder of one of their own. On Monday, prosecution and defense lawyers will begin selecting a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury for the trial of the accused shooter of Officer John Pawlowski, 25, the last city police officer killed in the line of duty, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    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 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Former FL Sheriff Ends Long Battle With Cancer

    Former FL Sheriff Ends Long Battle With Cancer
    PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL - Former Palm Beach County Sheriff Ed Bieluch, a career lawman who worked his way through the ranks and ventured into politics to fight crime and cronyism, then became an Anglican priest, died Sunday. He was 68. “He just did anything he could do to help anyone at any time,” said sheriff’s Sgt. Ann Burke, who worked ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Former Officer Killed In Afghanistan IED Blast

    Former Officer Killed In Afghanistan IED Blast
    KENTON COUNTY, KY - Brett Benton, a former Kenton County police officer, was killed in Afghanistan Saturday, according to a statement issued by the police department Saturday night. The Dry Ridge man, in his mid-30s, was working as a private contractor in the war-torn country, just months after leaving the local force. It's unclear for which company he was employed. Details ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Cop Killer Was Wanted for Sex-Offender Reg Violation

    Cop Killer Was Wanted for Sex-Offender Reg Violation
    LIMON, CO — Authorities on Thursday identified the man responsible for the first officer killing in the history of the Limon Police Department as a 52-year-old Tennessee sex offender who had vowed not to be taken alive. Officer Jay Sheridan, 27, was shot and killed Wednesday evening as he tried to arrest Dennis Mark Hasty. Hasty, who later killed himself, had ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Corrections Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training Session

    Corrections Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training Session
    AUGUSTA, ME - Senior Corrections Officer John Paskewicz suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a training exercise on defending against attacks with edged weapons. He had just completed one of the scenarios and was speaking to his son, who also serves as a corrections officer, and other officers when he suddenly collapsed. The officers immediately began CPR until paramedics ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Fallen Arlington Officer's Cycle Was Under Recall

    Fallen Arlington Officer's Cycle Was Under Recall
    ARLINGTON, TX - The motorcycle an Arlington police officer was riding when he was killed Wednesday after colliding with a school bus was under recall and scheduled for maintenance soon, Arlington police confirmed Thursday. But officials stressed that the problems leading to the recall of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle did not cause the death of Officer Craig Story, 34, who died about ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Police K9, Wanted Parolee Killed In Shootout

    Police K9, Wanted Parolee Killed In Shootout
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—A man wanted for a parole violation was shot to death early Sunday after he opened fire on an officer and his police dog during a foot chase, authorities said. The officer was wounded and the canine was killed in the gunfight. The confrontation happened at about 1:20 a.m., according to police spokeswoman Rhonda Long, who gave the following ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Suspected CA Cop Killer Kills Self

    Suspected CA Cop Killer Kills Self
    SAN DIEGO -- A suspect found dead in his apartment after the killing of a San Diego police officer died by suicide, and a woman found next to him died by homicide, authorities said after an autopsy Saturday. Holim Lee, 30, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said in a statement ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Young Sheriff's Deputy Suffered Accidental Drug Overdose Following Surgery

    TACOMA, Wash. — The Pierce County medical examiner's office says a 29-year-old sheriff's deputy died of an accidental overdose to the painkiller oxycodone he took following surgery. The office made the ruling Monday after reviewing toxicology tests from Shandon Wright. He died March 3 at home, a day after an operation on a shoulder dislocated in August making an arrest. Sheriff's ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -15
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    Man Charged WIth Murder in Phoenix Officer's Death

    Man Charged WIth Murder in Phoenix Officer's Death
    PHOENIX -- A Tucson man with previous theft and weapons convictions was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and weapons violations in the fatal shooting of a Phoenix police officer. Danny Ledezma Martinez, 30, was also charged with burglary and fleeing from a police vehicle, Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley said. Prosecutors will decide whether to pursue the death penalty after reviewing ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -15
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    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded

    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded
    PUERTO RICKO - A police officer in Puerto Rico has been killed during an attempted robbery in which his father, also an officer, was injured. Police say 29-year-old Luis Gomez Crespo was shot several times while standing outside a restaurant Friday afternoon in the southern coastal city of Patillas. Police say he died at the hospital. They say his father, 47-year-old ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -15
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    Border Patrol Agent Killed In Two Vehicle Crash

    Border Patrol Agent Killed In Two Vehicle Crash
    TUSCON, AZ - An on-duty Border Patrol agent assigned to the Tucson Sector was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle collision southwest of Tucson The agent, whose name is not being released pending notification of relatives, suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene on Federal Route 19 south of Sells, authorities said. Officers with the Tohono O'odham Police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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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 about 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Veteran Cop Passes Away After Being Hit by Wrong-Way Driver

    Veteran Cop Passes Away After Being Hit by Wrong-Way Driver
    DETROIT - A veteran of the Detroit Police Department who was hit by a car while on foot patrol in Greektown last Sunday has died. Police were notified around midnight this morning that Charles Armour had died, Detroit Police spokeswoman Sgt Eren Stephens said. Armour worked for the department for more than 16 years, she said. A news conference is scheduled ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Pennsylvania Shooter Found Dead in Home

    Pennsylvania Shooter Found Dead in Home
    Pennsylvania state police believe a man fatally ambushed a state trooper responding to a domestic dispute, and also killed his wife before turning the gun on himself, investigators said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Lenny Bandy said a man police couldn't see yelled from a window as two troopers responded to a dispute at the home of Michael J. Smith, 44, shortly after ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -17
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    CBP Officer Removed From Life Support After Collapse

    CBP Officer Removed From Life Support After Collapse
    Assistant Commissioner Winkowski and I are saddened to inform you of the tragic death of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officer John Zykas. On September 2, CBP Officer Zykas suffered a major heart attack during a training course at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. After undergoing intensive surgery, CBP Officer Zykas was removed from life support and passed away ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -17
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    PD Changes Training Policy After Tragic Recruit Fatality

    PD Changes Training Policy After Tragic Recruit Fatality
    NORFOLK, VA - Recruits eager to join the Police Department will no longer have to endure strikes to the head - or defend themselves in training when they are exhausted. The changes will help prevent recruit injuries and improve the department, Norfolk's acting chief of police and a panel of experts said Tuesday during a news conference. The new procedures follow ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -17
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    Officer, Suspect Killed In Phoenix Gunbattle

    Officer, Suspect Killed In Phoenix Gunbattle
    PHOENIX - Authorities were still searching Sunday for a third man wanted in the slaying of one Buckeye police officer and the critical wounding of another during a gunbattle at a west Phoenix swap meet. Officer Rolando Tirado was killed and Officer Christopher Paz was in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds after an altercation with three men escalated into a ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -17
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    SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash

    SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash
    EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) - A tribal police officer for the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation who was reported killed in the line of duty over the weekend died in a car crash. Police say 37-year-old Merrill Bruguier was killed Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident at the junction of S.D. Highway 63 and U.S. Highway 212. Authorities are still investigating the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -17
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