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    Deputy Passes Away Day After Being Shot in the Head

    Deputy Passes Away Day After Being Shot in the Head
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy has died at a Nashville hospital a day after he was shot by a man who then fatally shot himself. Deputy Richard "Keith" Bellar died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Dickson County Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe announced the officer's death at the hospital. The visibly upset sheriff ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -26
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    Deputy Killed In Single Vehicle Car Crash

    Deputy Killed In Single Vehicle Car Crash
    A Grant County sheriff's deputy was killed in a single-car crash about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, according to Grant County Sheriff Frank DeTrolio. The deputy, John Bernard, of Moses Lake was on patrol when his car crashed and rolled on a rural road near Ephrata. A witness called 911. Ambulance crews and other deputies responding to the call found Bernard, 52, of ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -26
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    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect

    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect
    CHARLESTON, W. Va - A deputy U.S. marshal was fatally shot and two others were wounded on Wednesday as they were trying to arrest a West Virginia man who also was killed in the exchange, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Charles Smith, 50, opened fire with a shotgun as several marshals and state police entered his home at about 8:30 a.m. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot; Hunt Is On for Shooter

    Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot; Hunt Is On for Shooter
    CHICAGO — Police in Chicago are asking for the public's help to find the person who shot an off-duty police officer to death. Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis (WEES) says the slain officer was a 15-year veteran of the police force who was currently assigned to the SWAT team. The officer was found shot to death inside his SUV on the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Officer Killed When Teen Intentionally Strikes Him With SUV

    Officer Killed When Teen Intentionally Strikes Him With SUV
    BEAUMONT, TX — A Texas man has been charged with capital murder after intentionally driving his fleeing sport utility vehicle into the patrol car of an officer, who was struck and killed, police said. Bond was set at $250,000 Saturday for John Wesley Nero, 30, of Beaumont in Southeast Texas, KFDM-TV reported. He remained in a hospital in serious condition for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -26
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    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 almost 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    TN Officer Killed In Independence Day Shooting

    TN Officer Killed In Independence Day Shooting
    MEMPHIS, TN — Authorities were investigating Monday after a Memphis police officer and another person were shot to death at a hotel in the middle of the city's entertainment district filled with people celebrating the Fourth of July. In a news release, police said a suspect was in custody and he was hospitalized due to non-critical injuries sustained during his arrest. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -26
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise

    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise
    SANFORD, NC — Sanford police confirmed Wednesday that an officer died following a rappelling accident during a Tuesday afternoon training session at the Emergency Services Training Center off Tramway Road. The officer, 55-year-old Elieser “Eli” Colonroche, died at roughly 6:30 p.m. at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after he slammed into the wall of a four-story tower on the training grounds, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -26
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    Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained On-Duty One Month Earlier

    Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained On-Duty One Month Earlier
    STOW, OH: Police late Saturday announced the death of Stow police Officer Jonathan V. Bastock. Bastock, 47, had been recuperating at home after a work-related injury, said Stow Police Chief Louis A. Dirker Jr. He died about 10:34 a.m. in the emergency room at Summa Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, the Summit County Medical Examiner's office said. He had recently ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -27
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    Nassau Officer Slain in Apparent Friendly Fire

    Nassau Officer Slain in Apparent Friendly Fire
    MASSAPEQUA PARK, NY - A Nassau County Police officer was shot and killed on Saturday night in Massapequa Park, New York, according to a hospital spokesman. Police are not revealing any information about the incident but initial reports claimed that the plain clothes officer was shot by another policeman by mistake. Special operations officers had been called to the Long Island ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -27
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    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide

    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide
    Alhambra, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say one police officer was killed and another was injured after their cruisers collided at a Southern California intersection. Police Lt. Edith Lopez says the crash happened early Sunday as both Alhambra officers were responding to a possible robbery at a downtown business in their city nine miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Lopez says paramedics ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -27
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    Cop Killer's Surrender Caught on Camera After Standoff

    Cop Killer's Surrender Caught on Camera After Standoff
    ATHENS, Ga. -- Holding five hostages in an apartment surrounded by police, the suspect in the slaying of a Georgia police officer made an unusual request to negotiators - he wanted to surrender on live TV. Jamie Hood, 33, walked out of the apartment late Friday night shirtless and surrounded by five of the nine adults and children he had held ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -28
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    Veteran Game Warden Killed in Plane Crash

    Veteran Game Warden Killed in Plane Crash
    CLEAR LAKE, Maine — A warden pilot with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife died Thursday night when his plane crashed on Clear Lake in a remote section of Piscataquis County, department officials said Friday. Daryl Gordon, 60, of Eagle Lake was a 25-year veteran of the Maine Warden Service. He and his plane were found after an intensive ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -28
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    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 6 years ago | Rated -28
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    Trooper, Son of Former Sheriff, Killed In Crash

    Trooper, Son of Former Sheriff, Killed In Crash
    DICKSON COUNTY, TN - Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Andy Wall, 36, of Dickson, died Saturday after a crash occurred while escorting U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilots to an air show, according to a press release from the THP. Wall, who was on duty, died shortly after being transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Wall and Trooper Buddy Head were ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -28
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    Head-On Collision Kills Deputy Sheriff

    Head-On Collision Kills Deputy Sheriff
    ASHLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an on-duty sheriff's deputy and a 77-year-old man have been killed in a collision on an upstate New York road near the Pennsylvania border. The Chemung County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Jeffrey Alexander was traveling on Route 427 in the town of Ashland when he collided head-on with another vehicle around 11 a.m. Sunday. The ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -28
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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -29
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    Fiery Crash Claims Life of LA Officer

    Fiery Crash Claims Life of LA Officer
    BALL, LA — State Police are investigating the death of a Ball police officer in a fiery car crash on U.S. Highway 165. Officer Russell A. George was traveling southbound on U.S. 165 around 2:50 a.m. Sunday, "responding to a call for assistance by another Ball P.D. unit," according to the State Police fatality report of the accident. George's 2009 Ford ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -29
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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 about 6 years ago | Rated -30
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