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    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 about 4 years ago | Rated -53
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    San Carlos Apache Officer Killed in Trailer Collision

    San Carlos Apache Officer Killed in Trailer Collision
    SAN CARLOS, Ariz. - Officer Aaron Peru was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. 70 near Safford. He had been directed by the shift sergeant to report to the police station prior to traveling to the police academy in Tucson. A trailer being pulled by an oncoming vehicle broke free and collided with his car head-on, causing fatal injuries. Officer ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -31
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    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff

    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff
    KNOXBORO, N.Y. -- A 24-year-old sheriff's deputy, whose wife is pregnant with their second child, was fatally shot during a gun battle at the end of a five-hour standoff at a house in central New York, authorities said Tuesday. Deputy Kurt Wyman died after being rushed to a Utica hospital following the shootout around 2 a.m. Tuesday inside a garage in ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -40
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    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing

    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A daylong manhunt that covered a swath of the city ended when tips led to the arrest of a 16-year-old who faces a murder charge in the shooting of a St. Petersburg police officer, the third killed in the line of duty in the past month. Officer David Crawford was shot multiple times Monday night while investigating ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting of Deputy

    Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting of Deputy
    CLAYTON COUNTY, GA - Authorities arrested a Riverdale teen wanted in the fatal shooting of a Clayton County sheriff’s deputy. Jonathan Bun, 17, was taken into custody at dusk Wednesday following a massive search that included officers from several dozen jurisdictions, Clayton police spokeswoman Tina Daniel said. Surrounded by law enforcement, Bun was transported by ambulance to Southern Regional Hospital -- ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated -33
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    Mexican Investigator Was Beheaded to Intimidate Cops

    Mexican Investigator Was Beheaded to Intimidate Cops
    The lead Mexican investigator working to solve the case of an American allegedly attacked by pirates has been killed, and sources say he was brutally decapitated. Rolando Flores was the commander of a team of police investigating the disappearance and reported shooting of David Hartley on a Mexican border lake last month. Ruben Dario-Rios, spokesman for the state prosecutor's office in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -33
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    39-year Veteran Officer Killed by Drunk Driver

    [photo:559101] It is with great sadness and regret that the Shelton Police Department announces the death of Police Sergeant Orville Smith due to complications from internal injuries that Smith sustained late Saturday night while on duty. Smith and his police cruiser were struck by a Nissan Frontier pickup truck on Route 110 at the intersection of Indian Well Road in Shelton ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -37
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    ICE Agent Killed, Another Wounded After Thugs Ambush Their SUV in Mexico

    ICE Agent Killed, Another Wounded After Thugs Ambush Their SUV in Mexico
    LAREDO, Texas - A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was killed and another wounded after gunman ambushed their SUV in central Mexico. ICE agent Jaime Zapata and a second agent were driving on a highway between Mexico City and the northern city of Monterrey in the central state of San Luis Potosi Tuesday when they arrived at what appeared to ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -31
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    San Antonio Rookie Succumbs to Hit-and-Run Injuries

    San Antonio Rookie Succumbs to Hit-and-Run Injuries
    SAN ANTONIO -- Police announced that Officer Sergio Antillon died early Friday morning at University Hospital. Officer Antillon had been in critical condition since he was injured in an accident two weeks ago. In a statement released by the SAPD, Chief McManus said, “ It is with great sadness that I report the death of Officer Sergio Antillon today. My prayers ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -41
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    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer

    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer
    ST. PETERSBURG — The four-legged partners of canine police officers are more than that. Police dogs train, work and live with their officers. The dog becomes a member of the officer's own family. So it was with Ace, the partner of slain St. Petersburg Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz. The officer is survived by his wife, Lorraine, 40, and their children: Caleb, ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon

    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon
    Sergeant Noel Cordero-Guzmán was shot and killed with his own weapon after intervening in a disturbance while off duty. He was at a local fast food restaurant with friends when he observed a group of people creating a disturbance. Sergeant Cordero-Guzmán had a previous encounter with one of the men causing the disturbance. After identifying himself to the group he was ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -43
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    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession
    ARLINGTON — The woman accused of running into a Fort Worth motorcycle Tuesday when she became annoyed with the traffic from slain police officer Jillian Smith's funeral procession has been identified as Lorraine P. Levine, an Arlington police spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Levine, 67, originally was identified as Lorraine Rogson, but that was an alias, said Tiara Ellis Richard, Arlington police ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -82
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    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase

    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Authorities say a police officer was killed when he lost control of his squad car and hit a palm tree as he chased a parolee driving a stolen car in California. Cathedral City police said in a statement Saturday that 29-year-old Officer Jermaine Gibson's vehicle caught fire and he was declared dead at the scene Friday night. Gibson was ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -45
  • -48

    Deputy Killed Laying Stop Sticks During High-Speed Chase

    Deputy Killed Laying Stop Sticks During High-Speed Chase
    TURTLECREEK TWP., OHIO — A Warren County sheriff’s deputy deploying stop sticks to halt a fleeing driver was hit and killed early Tuesday morning. A massive manhunt for the driver involved in the deputy’s death included police dogs and helicopters. Law enforcement officials at the scene this morning said that police scanner traffic suggested that the driver had been captured. A ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -48
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    Police Solve Officer's Killing From 1983

    Police Solve Officer's Killing From 1983
    FARMERS BRANCH, TX - Farmers Branch police officer Lowell Clayton "L.C." Tribble was on his way back to work about 1 a.m. in August 1983, after dropping off flu medicine at home for his ailing 2-year-old son. Within moments, someone gunned down the 38-year-old officer inside his patrol car, and police struggled to capture his killer for nearly three decades. Friday, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +50
  • -32

    Officer Down: Deputy David Lambert

    Officer Down: Deputy David Lambert
    WARREN COUNTY, MS - Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier. He was responding to backup another deputy who called for assistance when he swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak Ridge Road. His patrol car overturned, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was flown to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
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    NCDMV Inspector Collapses, Dies Following Academy Training

    RALEIGH — Timothy Charles Barnes, 38, of Rocky Mount, died Wednesday, July 28, after collapsing on Tuesday following physical training for the NCDMV License and Theft Bureau’s inspector program. Barnes died at Mission Hospital in Asheville, where he was hospitalized following his collapse. The Bureau is reviewing the training requirements and regimen to determine if training activities were a factor in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -24
  • -28

    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 about 3 years ago | Rated -28
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated -20
  • -28

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -28
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