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    Arlington Officer Killed in Crash Loved Motorcycle Duty

    Arlington Officer Killed in Crash Loved Motorcycle Duty
    Three months ago, Craig Story achieved his longtime dream of becoming a motorcycle officer. That dream ended Wednesday morning when the 34-year-old Arlington police officer died in a fiery collision with a school bus on one of the city's busiest roadways. Story, a seven-year veteran of the force and proud father of a 2-year-old son, died at the scene. "This is ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -18
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    33-Year Veteran Killed En Route to Training Program

    33-Year Veteran Killed En Route to Training Program
    BALTIMORE - A 33-year Baltimore police veteran was killed Monday evening in a single-vehicle accident in Pennsylvania while traveling to a training program, police said. Officer James E. Fowler III, of Catonsville, was driving through Lewiston, Pa. at about 5:25 p.m. when his 2002 Chevrolet truck hit a berm on U.S. 22/322 West and came to rest along a concrete barrier ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -18
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    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
    DELRAY BEACH, FL - A Delray Beach police officer was killed early Thursday when his patrol car hit a tree outside Boca Raton, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened shortly after 6:15 a.m. near Southwest 18th Street and Boca Rio Road. The officer, who hasn't been identified, was driving eastbound on 18th Street when, for unknown ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -18
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    Body of RCMP Superintendent Recovered in Haiti

    Body of RCMP Superintendent Recovered in Haiti
    It is with deepest sadness that I must again bring you news of the loss of a member of the RCMP. Early this morning Superintendent Douglas Coates’ body was located by rescue crews searching through the rubble of the UN Headquarters building in Port au Prince Haiti which was destroyed during the recent earthquake there. Identification was confirmed this afternoon. On ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -18
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    DOJ Senior Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training

    DOJ Senior Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training
    Senior Officer Christopher Cooper suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a training exercise at USP Leavenworth. Officer Cooper was running an obstacle course with other members of the Special Operations Response Team when he collapsed. Other officers immediately began CPR but were unable to resuscitate him. Officer Cooper is survived by his wife and two sons. PoliceLink will update ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -18
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    MO District Administrator Killed in Auto Accident

    MO District Administrator Killed in Auto Accident
    JEFFERSON CITY, MO - District Administrator Debra Collins was killed in an automobile accident on US 67 near Fredericktown, Missouri, while en route to Poplar Bluff for a meeting. Her vehicle ran off the road and overturned in a ditch causing her to suffer fatal injuries. District Administrator Collins had served with the Missouri Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -18
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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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    Double Whammy: Woman Uses Stolen Credit Cards on HitmanForHire.com

    Double Whammy: Woman Uses Stolen Credit Cards on HitmanForHire.com
    ALLENTOWN, NJ - A New Jersey woman who allegedly tried to hire a hit man and pay for his services using stolen credit cards was arrested Tuesday on multiple conspiracy and identity-theft charges. Marissa Mark, 28, was living in Allentown in 2006 when she contacted a website called hitmanforhire.com to kill her ex-boyfriend's new flame. After haggling over the contract, she ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun

    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun
    EVANS - Two guns went off in the shootout Tuesday in Evans, but neither belonged to the suspect, according to police. Greeley Police say Reuben Reyes, 20, managed to grab the gun of Weld County Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, during a scuffle. They say Reyes then shot Brownlee three times. Police say an Evans Police officer then shot Reyes. Both men ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Highway Patrol Pilot Killed in Chopper Crash Identified

    Highway Patrol Pilot Killed in Chopper Crash Identified
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- The pilot of a Missouri State Highway Patrol helicopter died in a crash in a residential subdivision in the Clarkson Valley area this morning. No one on the ground was injured. The pilot was Highway Patrol Sgt. Joe Schuengel, 47. He is a 17-year veteran of the patrol. Capt. Tim Hull of the Highway Patrol's headquarters in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -19
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    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call

    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call
    PAGE, Ariz. — Authorities say a Navajo Nation police officer has been shot and killed while answering a domestic violence call in a small community south of Page, Ariz. Navajo Nation communications director Charmaine Jackson says Sgt. Darrell Curley died at the hospital in Page early Sunday. He was shot while answering a call in the town of Kaibito late Saturday ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Sheriff's Deputy Dies One Week After Vehicle Crash

    Sheriff's Deputy Dies One Week After Vehicle Crash
    RICHMOND, VA - A Richmond sheriff's deputy has died a week after she was involved in a single vehicle crash at VCU Medical Center. On Friday, June 11, Caroline Green, 51, a two-year sheriff's department veteran, crashed an unmarked vehicle into a wall next to a VCU Medical Center entrance around 10:45 p.m. The car ran into a concrete and glass ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -19
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    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant

    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant
    HOUSTON - The suspect accused of driving his vehicle through a police barricade and killing a Houston police officer Sunday may be an illegal immigrant, officials say. Johoan Rodriguez, 26, charged with the intoxicated manslaughter of Houston officer Kevin Will, has a federal immigration detainer placed in his arrest records after investigators found "reason to believe" he was not a citizen. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

    Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash
    Updated: TEANECK, N.J. - Police Officer John Abraham was killed in an automobile accident on Teaneck Road at approximately 2:00 am. Officer Abraham was on patrol on Teaneck Road between Holland Terrace and Bennett Street when his patrol car collided with a utility pole, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. He was transported to Holy Name Hospital where he succumbed to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Suspect Wore Explosives During AK-47 Police Attack

    Suspect Wore Explosives During AK-47 Police Attack
    *Editor Note: PoliceLink apologizes for the earlier confusion regarding Officer Alexander Broder's condition. The article clearly states Officer Broder survived a shot to the chest thanks to his vest. Our thoughts go out to all those involved and are glad no officers were killed during this confrontation. COLUMBIA, SC - Police found homemade explosives on the body of a 22-year-old Columbia ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash

    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash
    KING GEORGE COUNTY, VA - The Virginia state trooper killed Friday while responding to a call for help in King George County, was a 28-year-old from Warsaw, Va., the state police said. Adam M. Bowen died instantly in the crash that injured two others, police said. Bowen was headed west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Updated: Michigan State Trooper Killed Following Rollover Crash

    Updated: Michigan State Trooper Killed Following Rollover Crash
    Update: DETROIT, MI - A Michigan State Police trooper who spent part of his career patrolling in Detroit was killed early today in a single-car crash near Birch Run. Jeffrey Werda, 43, who left the Detroit post four years ago to work out of the Bridgeport post in the Saginaw area, was killed when his patrol car rolled just west of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Arkansas Police Officer Fatally Shot, Suspect Arrested

    Arkansas Police Officer Fatally Shot, Suspect Arrested
    TRUMANN, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police say a 30-year-old officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop and that they've arrested the shooter. Trumann Police Chief Tony Rusher told Jonesboro television station KAIT that the suspect shot and killed officer Jonathan Schmidt at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in Poinsett County as Schmidt and another officer were approaching the vehicle. Trumann ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash

    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash
    Deputy Sheriff Roy Sutton was killed in a single vehicle automobile accident. Deputy Sutton was responding to a domestic disturbance call involving weapons near Madison. He met an oncoming vehicle on a hilly, winding section of Dugan Hollow Road. Deputy Sutton's cruiser ran off the right side of the road and down a steep embankment. The vehicle went airborne and struck ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -20
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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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