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    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent

    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent
    ROCKDALE, GA - CONYERS — Terry Mahaffey, father of slain Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey, gathered with his family Monday afternoon to let the public know that his son’s career in law enforcement was more than just a job. “He had a family,” he said. Terry and Cindy Mahaffey and Brian’s brother, Christopher, 25, held a press conference Monday. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -60
  • -26

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated -26
  • -47

    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle

    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle
    GRITNEY, Fla. (AP) — A corrections officer and an ex-convict wanted for killing his parents died in a gun battle Wednesday, state officials said. The shootout happened after a homeowner confronted Wade Andrew Williams in the woods. Authorities had been searching for the 35-year-old since his parents were found dead in their home in the Florida Panhandle last week. Williams tried ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -47
  • -35

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover
    UINTAH COUNTY, Utah - Police Officer Joshua Yazzie was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. Officer Yazzie was driving near the Bottle Hollow Reservoir on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, where he was responding to assist an ambulance crew who were treating an intoxicated person who was behaving violently. As he responded to the call, Officer ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -35
  • -93

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A North Carolina police officer frantically called for help as he lay trapped in his burning patrol car after losing control as he drove to help a fellow officer who was following a possible drunken driver, it has been revealed. Russell Willingham, 28, radioed for assistance after he crashed into a tree in Winston-Salem early yesterday morning and ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -93
  • -42

    Updated: Officer Slain During Federal Probation Raid

    Updated: Officer Slain During Federal Probation Raid
    A San Diego police officer died in a shootout at an apartment and an eight-hour siege ended Thursday with the death of his suspected killer and another person, police said. The standoff ended at about 6:50 a.m. when police officers went into the second-story apartment in the Skyline area of southeast San Diego and found a man and woman dead, Lt. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • -58

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout
    DETROIT - What started as a typical night in an upscale neighborhood in Walled Lake turned into the scene of a shootout Monday when an undercover police team tried to arrest two people under surveillance in a home invasion ring. When the gunfire stopped, Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil and the suspect he was after were dead. “Our family is devastated,” ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -58
  • -49

    Hospital Officer Suffers Heart Attack After Beating by Teens

    Hospital Officer Suffers Heart Attack After Beating by Teens
    CHICAGO - A Stroger Hospital police officer with 19 years on the job died on Tuesday -- and his family says he died of a heart attack after being harassed by local teens on a South Side bus. Dwayne Parks, 45, the father of 11, apparently fended off some punches from his harassers but dropped dead of a heart attack just ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -49
  • -42

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer
    KEY LARGO — A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was killed Tuesday night when her patrol car crashed while she was on her way to the location of another deputy who could not be reached on his police radio, according to officials. Deputy Melissa Powers was driving north on U.S. 1 just in Key Largo when she was involved in a single ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -42
  • -42

    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift

    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift
    NEW BOSTON, Texas — A part-time sheriff's deputy was shot and killed Monday by an inmate she was escorting from a court hearing to a van at a northeast Texas courthouse near the Arkansas border, officials said. Bowie County Deputy Sherri Jones, 54, died in the basement of the county courthouse in New Boston after the 2:30 p.m. Monday shooting, said ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • -49

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise
    WAIPAHU, HI - A civilian military police officer has died at the Marine Corps base in Kaneohe. A statement from the Marines said 42-year-old Tauveve Vivao of Waipahu died yesterday morning after collapsing during a run on the base's track. Two Navy corpsmen administered aid and city paramedics took Vivao to Castle Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Marines said ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -49
  • -36

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - A South Pasadena police officer died Tuesday when he collapsed during a training exercise at Burro Canyon Shooting Park, authorities said. Kevin Sandoval, 23, of Covina was pronounced dead about 3 p.m. following a training accident. Sandoval was doing firearms training when he fell for an unknown reason and hit his head, said Monterey Park police Sgt. ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -44

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty
    HOUSTON - A University of Houston police officer was killed early Friday when her cruiser struck a tree en route to a service call, authorities said. She was the first UH officer to die in the line of duty. Ann O'Donnell, 24, was responding to a possible assault or kidnapping at the Wendy's restaurant on Scott Street across from Robertson Stadium ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -44
  • -45

    Montana Trooper Fatally Shot; Suspect Found Dead In Vehicle

    Montana Trooper Fatally Shot; Suspect Found Dead In Vehicle
    HELENA, Mont. -- Police are trying to piece together what led a dog trainer to shoot and kill a state trooper along a roadside in southwestern Montana, prompting a manhunt that ended with the suspect found dead in his truck. That's only the first of several unanswered questions surrounding the killing of Montana Highway Patrol officer David DeLaittre, 23, who was ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -45
  • -57

    Penn. State Trooper Fatally Shot at Domestic

    Penn. State Trooper Fatally Shot at Domestic
    Tpr. Paul G. Richey, 40, a 16-year-veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, died Jan. 13, as the result of a gunshot wound suffered during an incident in Cranberry Twp., Venango County. Tpr. Richey was assigned to the Patrol Unit at Troop E, Franklin. Richey and Tpr. Jason Whitman responded to a call at approximately 11:34 a.m. regarding a domestic incident in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -57
  • -57

    Another Deadly Weekend: Officer Killed During Standoff

    Another Deadly Weekend: Officer Killed During Standoff
    FOND DU LAC, Wis.— One Fond du Lac police officer was killed and another was critically injured when a man inside a home on the city's west side began firing. Police Chief Tony Barthuly says 28-year-old Officer Craig Birkholz was shot in the upper chest by the suspect and killed. Officer Ryan Williams was shot twice in the chest and is ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -57
  • -32

    DC Officer Killed, One Injured When Cruiser Struck Pole

    DC Officer Killed, One Injured When Cruiser Struck Pole
    Updated: 9:09 a.m. WASHINGTON, DC - A D.C. police officer responding to an incident early Saturday morning died after the car he was driving crashed into a wooden Pepco pole, police said Saturday. Officer Paul Dittamo, 32, has been a member of the police department since June 2009. The car he was driving crashed on the 2200 block of Martin Luther ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
  • -53

    TX Officer Killed While Training for Motorcycle Unit

    TX Officer Killed While Training for Motorcycle Unit
    CEDAR PARK, Texas — A 41-year-old Austin-area police officer training for motorcycle service has died of injuries incurred when the motorcycle on which he was training crashed. Cedar Park police say Officer Leonard Reed died Wednesday evening, several hours after the mid-afternoon crash on a side street in the Austin suburb. A Cedar Park police spokesman says details of the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -53
  • -53

    Texas Deputy Dies in Highway Rollover

    Texas Deputy Dies in Highway Rollover
    Reeves County, Texas, Deputy Jacob Rayos was killed in an automobile accident on the I-20 service road at approximately 3:30 am. He was attempting to locate a suspect when his patrol car left the roadway on a curve and rolled over several times, ejecting him. Read more at the Officer Down Memorial Page. Today's Top News: Brawling Brooklyn Hipsters Says Bust ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -53
  • -42

    Foot Chase Leads to NY Officer's Death

    Foot Chase Leads to NY Officer's Death
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A police officer who arrested a mall shoplifting suspect after a foot chase in suburban New York has collapsed and died. Authorities say Michael Perry was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after arresting the suspect in downtown White Plains on Saturday afternoon. Perry was 43. The cause of death was unknown. White Plains Public ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -42
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