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  • -66

    Soon-to-be-Married Deputy Killed In Gun Battle

    Soon-to-be-Married Deputy Killed In Gun Battle
    JOHNSON COUNTY, TX - An Oklahoma man who gunned down a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon and then was fatally shot had threatened his wife, sister and another person before authorities arrived, the Johnson County sheriff said Sunday. Wesley Davis, 47, brandished a weapon at the three people before he was locked out of the house near Venus in Johnson ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -66
  • -50

    2 Alaska Officers Killed; Incident Triggers Standoff

    2 Alaska Officers Killed; Incident Triggers Standoff
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A standoff was under way Sunday in a tiny southeast Alaska village after a man fatally shot two of the village's four full-time police officers the night before, then barricaded himself in his home, local officials said. Hoonah police officers Tony Wallace and Matt Tokuoka died after the shooting late Saturday, said Bob Prunella, acting city administrator. Prunella didn't know ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -50
  • -55

    Michigan Officer Killed in Early Morning Shootout

    Michigan Officer Killed in Early Morning Shootout
    TAYLOR, MI - A Taylor Police officer caught in a shootout in the parking lot of a Taylor townhouse complex has died and another man remains hospitalized, police confirmed. Taylor Police Lt. Mary Sclabassi confirmed the officer died from wounds suffered in a hail of gunfire around 6 a.m. today at Coppertree Townhomes on Pine Street near Northline and Telegraph roads. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -55
  • -24

    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck

    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck
    Update: The officer was identified by Arlington police spokeswoman Tiara Ellis Richard as Craig Story. ARLINGTON — An Arlington motorcycle officer died early Wednesday in a wreck involving a school bus near Arlington High School, said Tiara Ellis Richard, a police spokeswoman. The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. near South Cooper Street and West Inwood Drive. The officer's name was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -24
  • -65

    Sheriff Killed While Deploying Stop Sticks

    Sheriff Killed While Deploying Stop Sticks
    LUCEDALE, Miss. — Officials say a sheriff in southern Mississippi has died after being struck by a vehicle while trying to make an arrest on a road near the Alabama state line. District Attorney Tony Lawrence said in a news release that George County Sheriff Garry Welford was pronounced dead at 4:23 p.m. after being airlifted to the University of South ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -65
  • -53

    Sheriff's Sgt. Dies After Cruiser Hit by Out Of Control SUV

    Sheriff's Sgt. Dies After Cruiser Hit by Out Of Control SUV
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Authorities say a central Florida sheriff's deputy has been struck and killed by a car that continued on a destructive path, hitting a businesswoman and her store. Authorities say Polk County Sgt. Wes Whitmore had just gotten out of his car at a 7-11 store Sunday in Winter Haven when a Cadillac Escalade rammed into his vehicle, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -53
  • -37

    Officer Sacrificed Self to Save Daughter's Life

    Officer Sacrificed Self to Save Daughter's Life
    BIRMINGHAM, MI - A police officer sacrificed his life to save his young daughter when a tornado ripped through their campsite in Mississippi, part of the terrifying band of storms devastating the South. As violent winds tore through their tent, Louisiana police Lieutenant Wade Sharp, 40, flung himself on top of the sleeping nine-year-old to shield her. Moments later a huge ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -37
  • -58

    Corporal and K-9 Killed in Crash

    Corporal and K-9 Killed in Crash
    MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A Mishawaka policeman and his police dog have died in a traffic accident in the northern Indiana city. Mishawaka Police Chief Mike Samp says 42-year-old Cpl. James Szuba (SOO'-buh) and his dog Ricky died Saturday night. Szuba was providing assistance on a call when the squad car was sideswiped by another vehicle. Samp says the officer was using ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -58
  • -85

    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian

    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- A man was being questioned by a police officer who had driven up to him on a residential street Friday afternoon when he pulled a handgun from his clothing and fired three bullets into the officer in what the county prosecutor called "a heinous, execution-style killing." A massive manhunt was under way in this community near the Jersey ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -85
  • -43

    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle

    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle
    BROOKLYN - Slain Brooklyn cop Alain Schaberger's devastated fiancée said Sunday that her life could never be the same without him. "It's like I'm waking up in a nightmare," Shoshone Peguese, 45, said with tears streaming down her face outside the couple's home in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County. Peguese recalled kissing Schaberger goodbye Saturday night - just hours before he fell ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -43
  • -52

    Daryl Gates, Former LAPD Chief, Dies

    Daryl Gates, Former LAPD Chief, Dies
    LOS ANGELES — Daryl F. Gates, the polarizing former police chief whose 14-year tenure ended amid widespread criticism over his department's response to the city's deadly 1992 riots, died Friday after a short bout with cancer. He was 83. Gates died at his Newport Beach home with his family at his side, according to a police statement. Gates' brother said in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -52
  • -63

    CO Officer Killed Serving Warrant, Suspect Shoots Self

    CO Officer Killed Serving Warrant, Suspect Shoots Self
    LIMON — A standoff that began with the fatal shooting of a Limon police officer ended late Wednesday when the suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. At a post-midnight news conference, State Trooper Heather Cobler said that officers were serving a warrant at a residence at the Wagon Wheel Mobile Home Park at about 6:10 p.m. when the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -63
  • -39

    Deputy Dies After Falling 160ft Into Sinkhole

    Deputy Dies After Falling 160ft Into Sinkhole
    LIVINGSTON, TN (AP) — An Overton County sheriff's deputy on duty just 2 1/2 months has died after falling 100 feet into a sinkhole near Standing Stone State Park. According to WTVF-TV of Nashville, Chad Pritchard was searching for a body in a cold case homicide Tuesday morning. The station reported on its Web site that it was unclear if the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -39
  • -19

    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 4 years ago | Rated -19
  • -73

    Slain Off-Duty Officer Was Set to Retire

    Slain Off-Duty Officer Was Set to Retire
    Police Officer Michael Bailey was less than a month away from retirement when he ended an overnight shift guarding the mayor's home early Sunday morning. The 62-year-old had recently developed a routine: He'd park outside his South Side home, lock his bulletproof vest in the trunk and wipe down the shiny black Buick Regal he'd bought just three weeks ago to ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -73
  • -46

    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole

    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A Maryland police officer who struck a utility pole with his cruiser last month has died. Prince George's County Police say 27-year-old Thomas P. Jensen was responding to a call on Feb. 27 when he lost control over an icy stretch of the roadway in College Park. He was transported to the local hospital but has died ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -46
  • -57

    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout

    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout
    EVANS, CO - The investigation into Tuesday's high-speed police chase and fatal shootout will be exhaustive in the wake of the first death in the line of duty for a Weld County sheriff's deputy in 70 years, authorities said. Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, was killed, as was suspected car thief Ruben Reyes, 20, of Fort Morgan. The deadly confrontation between Reyes ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -57
  • -28

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated -28
  • -34

    Officer Gunned Down Trying to Stop Carjacking Suspect

    Officer Gunned Down Trying to Stop Carjacking Suspect
    ATHENS, GA - Authorities continued searching Wednesday for the suspect they believe shot and killed an Athens police officer. Jamie Hood, 33, was charged with murder in the shooting death of Athens Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian. Christian, a father of two, was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon while trying to stop Hood, a suspect in an earlier carjacking, Athens-Clarke County ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -34
  • -73

    Slain LEO Slipped; Suspect Grabbed Gun and Shot

    Slain LEO Slipped; Suspect Grabbed Gun and Shot
    RIVERSIDE, CA - The suspect who allegedly killed Riverside Police Officer Ryan P. Bonaminio wrestled the officer's gun away after he slipped and fell, then used the gun to shoot him, authorities said Monday. At a press conference Monday, officials released more details about the Nov. 7 shooting. They said Earl Ellis Green, 44, of Rubidoux, attacked Bonominio after the officer ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -73
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