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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
  • -23

    Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

    Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Killed In One-Vehicle Crash
    DALLAS — The Texas Department of Public Safety says a highway patrol trooper has died in a one-vehicle crash near the West Texas town of Post. Jonathan McDonald, 28, died Monday night when he lost control of his vehicle and it struck a culvert. He was responding to an accident on U.S. 84 south of Post at the time. The highway ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -23
  • -55

    On-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

    On-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Suffers Fatal  Heart Attack
    Deputy Don McCutcheon suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after shoveling snow from the front steps of the sheriff's office. He had returned to the office after answering several calls for service and, as part of his duties, was clearing front steps to make it accessible to the public. After about 20 minutes of shoveling he began to feel ill and ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -55
  • -40

    Police K9 Fatally Stabbed In the Line of Duty

    Police K9 Fatally Stabbed In the Line of Duty
    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Clark County, Wash., Sheriff's dog was stabbed to death early Saturday as he tried to detain a suspect. The police K-9, named Kane, was working with sheriff's deputies to find two suspects who had fled from a stolen vehicle after trying to ram a police car. Police say the dog tried to detain one of the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -40
  • -24

    36-year Veteran Trooper Killed in Crash

    36-year Veteran Trooper Killed in Crash
    A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper died in a wreck in Montague County after his patrol car apparently hit a cow that wandered on to the road. DPS spokeswoman Tela Mange Mange on Tuesday announced the death of 56-year-old Cpl. David Ralph Slaton of Bowie. Mange says the accident was reported around 10:30 p.m. Monday near Ringgold, about 30 miles ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -24
  • -41

    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant

    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant
    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina deputy was shot and killed while trying to serve a warrant in a recent killing. U.S. Marshal Service spokeswoman Nikki Credic said the deputy shot Thursday night in Kinston was part of an agency task force that included local and federal officers. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins said the victim was a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -41
  • -28

    Trooper, Son of Former Sheriff, Killed In Crash

    Trooper, Son of Former Sheriff, Killed In Crash
    DICKSON COUNTY, TN - Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Andy Wall, 36, of Dickson, died Saturday after a crash occurred while escorting U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilots to an air show, according to a press release from the THP. Wall, who was on duty, died shortly after being transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Wall and Trooper Buddy Head were ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -28
  • -30

    On-Duty Cop, Ex-Suburban Cop Fatally Gunned Down

    On-Duty Cop, Ex-Suburban Cop Fatally Gunned Down
    CHICAGO - The two men shared much in common. They both loved cars. One, Michael Flisk, 46, was a highly decorated Chicago Police officer. The other, Stephen Peters, 44, was a retired Chicago Housing Authority officer and former suburban cop. The burglary of Peters’ prized red Ford Mustang Cobra brought them together Friday at the garage on the Southeast Side where ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -30
  • -44

    Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision

    Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a Tuscaloosa police officer was killed as he escorted a funeral procession. Police Chief Steve Anderson says a driver in the Saturday afternoon procession made a U-turn and hit 42-year-old Officer Trevor Scott Phillips on his motorcycle. Anderson said the impact threw Phillips off the motorcycle. Phillips had been with the department more than a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -44
  • +25

    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing

    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing
    GILBERT, Ariz. -- Two men suspected in the fatal shooting of a policeman led dozens of Arizona law officers on a 50-mile midnight chase, but couldn't shake pursuers despite firing bullets and spreading debris, officials said. The suspects tossed out wrenches, other tools and an air compressor tank during the chase around midnight Thursday, police said. A half-dozen police cruisers were ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +25
  • -44

    Officer Killed In Off-Duty Altercation

    Officer Killed In Off-Duty Altercation
    ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis police officer is dead following an off-duty altercation at a downtown nightclub. Police Chief Daniel Isom told KSDK-TV that the officer is 34-year-old Daryl Hall, a five-year veteran of the department. An alleged gunman was also killed. Isom says Hall was off duty inside the club with a girlfriend on Saturday. A disturbance had spilled ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -44
  • -17

    PD Changes Training Policy After Tragic Recruit Fatality

    PD Changes Training Policy After Tragic Recruit Fatality
    NORFOLK, VA - Recruits eager to join the Police Department will no longer have to endure strikes to the head - or defend themselves in training when they are exhausted. The changes will help prevent recruit injuries and improve the department, Norfolk's acting chief of police and a panel of experts said Tuesday during a news conference. The new procedures follow ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -17
  • -31

    Deputy Involved in Serious Crash Dies at Scene

    Deputy Involved in Serious Crash Dies at Scene
    Updated: Deputy Mark Longway was killed in a vehicle accident in downtown Tampa when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Scott Street at 5:15 am. His patrol car became trapped underneath the trailer as a result of the collision. He had just completed his shift when the accident occurred. Deputy Longway was ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -31
  • -42

    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting

    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting
    NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities in Newark, N.J., have disclosed the identity of a police officer who was killed in a drive-by shooting while he was off-duty. Authorities say William Johnson was buying a slice of pizza Thursday night at a Newark shop when he was shot. The 45-year-old was on the force for 16 years and had two daughters. No one ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • +2

    Phoenix Police Ask Public To Help Find Officer's Killer

    Phoenix Police Ask Public To Help Find Officer's Killer
    PHOENIX - After two days of an extensive ongoing investigation that involves some of the most experienced homicide detectives working around the clock, Phoenix police are no closer to explaining how a patrol sergeant ended up dead alongside his squad vehicle in an alley near an open industrial lot. With limited physical evidence and witnesses, Phoenix police are asking the public's ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +2
  • +53

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial
    INDIANAPOLIS - Military traditions befitting a lost warrior will be on full display Tuesday as the city marks the funeral of a fallen police officer. Bagpipes, a 21-gun salute and a rider-less horse will be among the symbolic gestures to help the family of officer David Moore in their grief, along with his police comrades and the community at large. Planners ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +53
  • -42

    Officer Drowns Trying to Save Canines in Distress

    Officer Drowns Trying to Save Canines in Distress
    Deputy Eddie Wotipka drowned after entering a canal in an attempt to rescue a dog that had fallen into the water. At approximately 11:15 pm, as Deputy Wotipka arrived home at the end of his shift, several several neighbors notified him that a group of dogs were possibly in distress near the canal. When he arrived at the canal his own ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -42
  • -36

    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find

    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find
    PIERCE COUNTY, WA - It could take at least six weeks to determine whether the death Thursday of a Pierce County sheriff's deputy was related to an injury he suffered last year in the line of duty. Shandon Wright, 29, was at home recovering from surgery to repair a shoulder injury when he died, said Sgt. Ed Troyer, a spokesman for ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -43

    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck

    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck
    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nassau County police officer has died from injuries sustained in a wreck on the Long Island Expressway in New York. The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Friday. Nassau County police say the officer was conducting a traffic stop near exit 39 in Old Westbury when the cruiser was struck from behind by another vehicle. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -43
  • -20

    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash

    Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash
    KING GEORGE COUNTY, VA - The Virginia state trooper killed Friday while responding to a call for help in King George County, was a 28-year-old from Warsaw, Va., the state police said. Adam M. Bowen died instantly in the crash that injured two others, police said. Bowen was headed west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -20
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