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    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer

    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer
    TYNGSBOROUGH, MA - Two men were killed -- one of them a decorated Lowell police officer and former Marine -- in separate incidents in two Massachusetts rivers during the weekend, authorities said. While riding in a motor boat with his brother and another friend on the Merrimack River Saturday evening, Lowell patrol officer Charles Panek told his companions he was going ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -36
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated -20
  • -36

    Man Who Shot Deputy Left Suicide Note

    Man Who Shot Deputy Left Suicide Note
    BERKS COUNTY, PA - The Berks County man suspected of shooting and killing a deputy sheriff Wednesday night left a suicide note in his yard two days before heading into surrounding woods and getting into a fatal shootout with officers, court records say. State police in Hamburg identified the deputy sheriff as 28-year-old Kyle D. Pagerly and the suspect as Matthew ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -36
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    Officer Killed In Motorcycle Accident During Traffic Stop

    Officer Killed In Motorcycle Accident During Traffic Stop
    ABILENE, TX - Officer Rodney Holder was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Sayles Boulevard and South 13th Street while attempting to stop a speeder. Another vehicle collided with his motorcycle in the intersection as he attempted to the stop the speeder on Sayles Boulevard. Officer Holder is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -43
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    Officer Dies from Injuries Received While Struggling With Inmate

    Officer Dies from Injuries Received While Struggling With Inmate
    Corrections Officer Kellie Pena passed away as the result of complications from an injury he received while struggling with an inmate. On August 19, 2010, Officer Pena and three other officers attempted to restrain an inmate at the Neal Unit in Amarillo, Texas. During the confrontation the inmate was able to push Officer Pena to the ground. Two days later Officer ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -33
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    SD Prison Guard Slain During Failed Escape Attempt

    SD Prison Guard Slain During Failed Escape Attempt
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — One of the inmates suspected of killing a 63-year-old guard during a failed South Dakota prison break had escaped the state penitentiary two other times during his 27-year criminal history. The state Department of Corrections says inmates Rodney Berget and Eric Robert, both 48, tried to escape shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, assaulting and killing officer ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -11
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    Motorcycle Officer Fatally Shot While Chasing Driver

    Motorcycle Officer Fatally Shot While Chasing Driver
    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon motorcycle officer has been fatally shot while chasing a fleeing driver. Police say Eugene police officer Chris Kilcullen tried to make a traffic stop on Interstate 105 but the driver sped off. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that the 43-year-old Kilcullen chased the motorist to an intersection in nearby Springfield, where gunfire erupted. Kilcullen ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -52
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    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash

    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash
    MOSS BLUFF, La. - Officials say a state trooper died when his patrol car was hit by another car. The accident happened Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 171 north of Lake Charles. Investigators say Trooper Duane Dalton died when his car was hit broadside by a car driven by 50-year-old Debra Bourque of Lake Charles. After impact, Dalton's unit rotated clockwise, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -21
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    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack

    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack
    MEADVILLE, PA - Correctional Officer Gary Chapin succumbed to injuries sustained one month earlier after being attacked and beaten by an inmate in the Crawford County Correctional Facility. Officer Chapin was transported to Wesbury United Methodist Community Hospital but never regained consciousness after the attack. The inmate who beat him was in jail on a parole violation at the time. Charges ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -37
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated -27
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    Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies

    Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies
    Captain Dennis Cagle succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier when he responded to the scene of a robbery in progress at a local grocery store. Captain Cagle was the first officer on the scene and was shot once in the abdomen upon entering the store. Despite being wounded, Captain Cagle returned fire, along with a responding Chester County ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -30
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    Rookie RCMP Constable Killed in Crash

    Rookie RCMP Constable Killed in Crash
    EDMONTON - A 25-year-old Mountie just seven months on the job is dead following a head-on collision Monday near Stony Plain. Const. Chelsey Robinson died in hospital Monday after her cruiser collided with a semi-trailer carrying a load of pipes. The trucker was also taken to hospital but is expected to survive. Robinson has the tragic distinction of becoming the 50th ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -35
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    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash

    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash
    An Illinois Department of Corrections parole officer was killed when another driver struck a highway median, flipped over and struck the vehicle he was driving. Senior Parole Agent Ellane Aimiuwu served with the Illinois Department of Corrections for almost eight years. The crash happened Sunday at approximately 2:55 p.m. on Interstate 80 and closed a section of the road for nearly ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -40
  • -36

    K9 Killed; Credited With Finding Suspect, Saving Officers

    K9 Killed; Credited With Finding Suspect, Saving Officers
    JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville police fatally shot a robbery suspect Monday night in a gun battle on the Westside that also claimed the life of a police dog. It was unclear if the suspect shot Sarge or if the dog was caught in an exchange of gunfire. Chief John Hartley did not identify the man who was killed. He said the man ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -32

    TX Deputy Succumbs to Injuries Sustained In Wreck

    TX Deputy Succumbs to Injuries Sustained In Wreck
    FORT BEND, TX - A Fort Bend County sheriff's deputy who was critically injured during a traffic wreck while on a emergency call late last month died this morning at the hospital. Deputy John Norsworthy died about 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Hermann Hospital, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Funeral arrangements have not been made. Initial reports indicate another ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
  • -20

    Arkansas Police Officer Fatally Shot, Suspect Arrested

    Arkansas Police Officer Fatally Shot, Suspect Arrested
    TRUMANN, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police say a 30-year-old officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop and that they've arrested the shooter. Trumann Police Chief Tony Rusher told Jonesboro television station KAIT that the suspect shot and killed officer Jonathan Schmidt at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in Poinsett County as Schmidt and another officer were approaching the vehicle. Trumann ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -20
  • -26

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -26
  • -59

    Federal Forestry Officer Killed by Hunter

    Federal Forestry Officer Killed by Hunter
    Officer Chris Upton was shot and killed by a hunter who mistook him for game at the Ocmulgee Bluff Equestrian Recreation Area in Jasper County, Georgia. Officer Upton was on patrol at 11:00 pm when he was struck by a shot fired by the hunter. The shooter was in a two-person hunting party hunting coyotes with a high-powered rifle equipped with ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -59
  • -26

    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 about 3 years ago | Rated -26
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    SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash

    SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash
    EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) - A tribal police officer for the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation who was reported killed in the line of duty over the weekend died in a car crash. Police say 37-year-old Merrill Bruguier was killed Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident at the junction of S.D. Highway 63 and U.S. Highway 212. Authorities are still investigating the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -17
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