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    Slain TX Rookie's Career Choice Made In Sixth Grade

    Slain TX Rookie's Career Choice Made In Sixth Grade
    ARLINGTON, TX - An ever-present smile, eternally optimistic, easygoing. Hardworking and humble. Jillian Michelle Smith, a police officer for less than a year, was remembered by fellow Arlington officers and friends as a rookie who never stopped showing her excitement over a dream accomplished. She wanted to be a police officer ever since the sixth grade. "The one thing that cannot ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -48
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -16
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    Throw the Book At Ruthless TX Cop Killer

    Throw the Book At Ruthless TX Cop Killer
    SAN ANTONIO — Detectives continue to seek clues to the motive — if any — behind the ambush-style slaying of a Bexar (BAYR) County sheriff's deputy at a San Antonio intersection. Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz has scheduled news conference Monday to discuss what has been learned about the May 28 death of sheriff's Sgt. Kenneth Vann. That's after the Sunday arrest of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +8
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated -16
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    Driver In Arizona Police Slaying Found Guilty

    Driver In Arizona Police Slaying Found Guilty
    GILBERT, AZ - A jury has handed down a guilty verdict Thursday against a man who led police on a 50-mile chase after a Gilbert officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop earlier this year. The getaway driver in the slaying of a Gilbert police officer was found guilty Thursday on 13 counts. The jury convicted Damien Joseph Irizarry, 31, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +20
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    Message from Chief Fisher Re: Death of Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher

    Ladies and Gentleman: It is with great sadness that I inform you of the on-duty death of Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher of Tucson Sector’s Casa Grande Station. Agent Gallagher died from injuries he sustained in a two vehicle accident while on patrol near Casa Grande this morning, Thursday, September 2nd. Agent Gallagher, age 32, entered on duty with the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -10
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    Man Held In Death of Gloucester Township Police Dog

    Man Held In Death of Gloucester Township Police Dog
    GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 20-year-old Washington Township man was charged Wednesday in the death of a police dog that was struck by a car on Route 42 Tuesday night. Skyler Robinson was arrested 31/2 hours into a manhunt involving close to 100 officers from the region who searched neighborhoods late into the night as a police helicopter swept through the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +13
  • -33

    Officer Killed in Drunk Driver Collision

    Officer Killed in Drunk Driver Collision
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- Authorities say a New Jersey police officer headed home after work was killed when a drunken driver crashed into his vehicle on the Garden State Parkway. Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford says a car driven by 32-year-old Officer Jason Marles was rear-ended by a BMW early Thursday. Marles' car spun, hit a guardrail and overturned before ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -33
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated -15
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    Fallen Officer Forgave Teen Shooter Who Left Him Paralyzed

    Fallen Officer Forgave Teen Shooter Who Left Him Paralyzed
    COLUMBUS - Two weeks before he was to take the job of Columbus police sketch artist, Officer Tom Hayes walked into a Clintonville convenience store to check on a reported disturbance. It was 2:25 a.m. Dec. 18, 1979. Court testimony later revealed that at least one of the two teenagers in the store had been drinking and smoking marijuana and had ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +14
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    Officer Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash

    Officer Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash
    TAZEWELL, VA – A Tazewell County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in an automobile accident around six a.m. July 23. The accident occurred on route 19-460 in the Cliffield section of the county. The vehicle left the roadway went over a guardrail and into a ravine. State police, county deputies and emergency service workers are on the scene. Traffic in the west ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -30
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    Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash

    Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash
    Updated: June 22, 2010 at 10:27am TWIGGS COUNTY, GA - A Twiggs County sheriff's deputy was killed early this morning by a falling tree before 2 a.m. on U.S. 80 near Turkey Creek. Richard Daniels, who was believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead of blunt head trauma at 2:15 a.m., said Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece Jr., who ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -21
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    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire

    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire
    ZILLAH, Wash. — Three employees of the Washington State Patrol have been killed in a house fire near Zillah in Yakima County. WSP Sgt. Tom Foster confirms the three as Trooper Christopher Sperry, Trooper Gary Miller, and Anne Miller-Hewitt. Another patrol spokesman told the Yakima Herald-Republic that 54-year-old Miller-Hewitt is a communications manager for the State Patrol's Wenatchee office, married to ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -47
  • -34

    Slain Officer Earned 84 Awards During 15-Year Career

    Slain Officer Earned 84 Awards During 15-Year Career
    CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department identified the off-duty officer shot to death Monday night on the Southwest Side as David A. Blake, a member of the SWAT team. Blake's gun and wallet were found in his personal SUV after he was killed inside the vehicle just after 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 2900 block of West Seipp, a dead-end street, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -34
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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 3 years ago | Rated -18
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    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training

    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training
    LONDON - The FBI special agent who headed a watershed investigation into public corruption in Clay County has died. Timothy S. Briggs, 46, apparently suffered a heart attack while jogging with another agent Tuesday near the FBI office in London. The agent with Briggs and another person, and later emergency personnel and doctors, performed CPR on Briggs but could not revive ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -10
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    Cop-Killer Released from Mental Institute Due to Budget Cuts

    Cop-Killer Released from Mental Institute Due to Budget Cuts
    SEATTLE — A man who was convicted of killing a Seattle police officer in 1984 has been released from Western State Hospital. KIRO-TV reports Michael Trott is one of 24 mentally ill offenders released after funding was cut for the Program for Adaptive Living Skills. Trott was convicted of killing Officer Nick Davis with his own gun in a fight after ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -37
  • -26

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -26
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    Police Chief: Cop-Shooting Suspect Attacked Me in 2003

    Police Chief: Cop-Shooting Suspect Attacked Me in 2003
    TRUMANN, Ark. -- The police chief of a northeast Arkansas town where an officer was fatally shot this week during a traffic stop told The Associated Press that the same man suspected in that shooting also attacked him more than seven years ago. Tony Rusher, now the Trumann police chief, said in an interview Thursday that he was a patrolman in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -3
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    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced

    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A 17-year-old Mexican faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when he is sentenced for killing a Border Patrol agent who was shot eight times in the head, neck and torso in a remote mountainous area. Christian Daniel Castro Alvarez pleaded guilty in November to murdering a federal officer near Campo, about 60 miles east of ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -43
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