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    TN Officer Killed In Independence Day Shooting

    TN Officer Killed In Independence Day Shooting
    MEMPHIS, TN — Authorities were investigating Monday after a Memphis police officer and another person were shot to death at a hotel in the middle of the city's entertainment district filled with people celebrating the Fourth of July. In a news release, police said a suspect was in custody and he was hospitalized due to non-critical injuries sustained during his arrest. ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -26
  • -25

    Afghan Road Bomb Kills Police Sergeant On Third Tour

    Afghan Road Bomb Kills Police Sergeant On Third Tour
    An Army National Guard sergeant who grew up in Tucson was killed Thursday when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Jim Thode, 45, was deployed in July with a unit based out of Blanding, Utah. He was assigned to the 118th Engineer Sapper Company, 1457th Engineer Battalion. His unit's mission was to provide route-clearance ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
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    Corrections Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training Session

    Corrections Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training Session
    AUGUSTA, ME - Senior Corrections Officer John Paskewicz suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a training exercise on defending against attacks with edged weapons. He had just completed one of the scenarios and was speaking to his son, who also serves as a corrections officer, and other officers when he suddenly collapsed. The officers immediately began CPR until paramedics ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -14
  • +8

    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released

    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Bonaminio survived Army basic training, two tours in the Iraq War and a stint in Germany. But the 27-year-old Riverside police officer was gunned down in a park in his own hometown. Bonaminio's department spent Monday simultaneously mourning its first slain officer in nearly nine years and scouring the region for the suspected shooter, a man ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +8
  • -27

    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide

    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide
    Alhambra, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say one police officer was killed and another was injured after their cruisers collided at a Southern California intersection. Police Lt. Edith Lopez says the crash happened early Sunday as both Alhambra officers were responding to a possible robbery at a downtown business in their city nine miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Lopez says paramedics ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -27
  • -14

    Police K9, Wanted Parolee Killed In Shootout

    Police K9, Wanted Parolee Killed In Shootout
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—A man wanted for a parole violation was shot to death early Sunday after he opened fire on an officer and his police dog during a foot chase, authorities said. The officer was wounded and the canine was killed in the gunfight. The confrontation happened at about 1:20 a.m., according to police spokeswoman Rhonda Long, who gave the following ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -14
  • -11

    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV

    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV
    UNIONTOWN, OH - Every morning, a Uniontown police officer spends 15 minutes moving rush-hour traffic through one of the township's most troubled intersections. On Tuesday morning, the assignment led to the death of Capt. Dan Stiles, who was struck and killed by a passing SUV. Stiles, 46, a father of three, suffered head and internal injuries after being struck on state ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -11
  • -18

    Body of RCMP Superintendent Recovered in Haiti

    Body of RCMP Superintendent Recovered in Haiti
    It is with deepest sadness that I must again bring you news of the loss of a member of the RCMP. Early this morning Superintendent Douglas Coates’ body was located by rescue crews searching through the rubble of the UN Headquarters building in Port au Prince Haiti which was destroyed during the recent earthquake there. Identification was confirmed this afternoon. On ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -18
  • -12

    Murder Trial Begins In Philadelphia Officer's Death

    Murder Trial Begins In Philadelphia Officer's Death
    PHILADELPHIA - For the fourth time in 10 months, Philadelphia police are steeling themselves to relive the murder of one of their own. On Monday, prosecution and defense lawyers will begin selecting a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury for the trial of the accused shooter of Officer John Pawlowski, 25, the last city police officer killed in the line of duty, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -12
  • -37

    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend

    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend
    PETALUMA, CA -- An off-duty Marin County sheriff's deputy who interceded in a domestic dispute involving a friend in Petaluma was shot and killed early Tuesday by a parolee, who was then shot dead, authorities said. Deputy Jim Mathiesen, 49, a nine-year department veteran assigned to the Marin County jail, was shot shortly after midnight by Thomas Edwin Halloran, 28, on ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -37
  • -29

    Florida Deputy Killed in Crash

    Florida Deputy Killed in Crash
    Deputy James Anderson was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle on Florida 9A, in Jacksonville. The vehicle that struck him was driving in the wrong lane of traffic when the crash occurred. He was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Deputy Anderson was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -29
  • -20

    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash

    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash
    Deputy Sheriff Roy Sutton was killed in a single vehicle automobile accident. Deputy Sutton was responding to a domestic disturbance call involving weapons near Madison. He met an oncoming vehicle on a hilly, winding section of Dugan Hollow Road. Deputy Sutton's cruiser ran off the right side of the road and down a steep embankment. The vehicle went airborne and struck ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -20
  • -25

    Chief of Police Killed in One-Vehicle Highway Crash

    Chief of Police Killed in One-Vehicle Highway Crash
    HAWK POINT, MO - Chief Paul Fricke was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 47, near Highway U, at approximately 10:30 am. It is believed that Chief Fricke's patrol car went off the right side of the roadway, and that he over-corrected, causing his patrol car to cross the highway and strike a utility pole on the left side of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
  • -3

    Columbia Officer Shot; Suspect With AK-47 Killed

    Columbia Officer Shot; Suspect With AK-47 Killed
    COLUMBIA - A Columbia police officer brand new on the job was shot – non-fatally – in the chest during a traffic stop this morning, and the suspect was killed later after firing on more officers with an AK-47 assault rifle. Some residents were evacuated near the second shooting and bomb squads from the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -3
  • +13

    Cop-Killer Found Guilty of Capital Murder; Gets Life Behind Bars

    Cop-Killer Found Guilty of Capital Murder; Gets Life Behind Bars
    MOBILE, Alabama - Tuesday 1:42 p.m. Joey Hollingsworth's family left the court in tears and would not talk on camera. But Brandon Sigler's mom did talk to news 5. She's praying for the family of the man convicted of killing her son. "His family is hurting just as we've hurt," said Nina Gordon. "My heart goes out to them as well. ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +13
  • -18

    33-Year Veteran Killed En Route to Training Program

    33-Year Veteran Killed En Route to Training Program
    BALTIMORE - A 33-year Baltimore police veteran was killed Monday evening in a single-vehicle accident in Pennsylvania while traveling to a training program, police said. Officer James E. Fowler III, of Catonsville, was driving through Lewiston, Pa. at about 5:25 p.m. when his 2002 Chevrolet truck hit a berm on U.S. 22/322 West and came to rest along a concrete barrier ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -18
  • -19

    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun

    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun
    EVANS - Two guns went off in the shootout Tuesday in Evans, but neither belonged to the suspect, according to police. Greeley Police say Reuben Reyes, 20, managed to grab the gun of Weld County Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, during a scuffle. They say Reyes then shot Brownlee three times. Police say an Evans Police officer then shot Reyes. Both men ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -19
  • -9

    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life

    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life
    ORISKANY, NY -- Hours into the armed standoff last week on Knoxboro Road in the town of Augusta, leaders of the Oneida County Emergency Response team decided that if negotiations continued until 3 a.m., they would call for relief personnel and notify the New York State Police that an armored vehicle was needed. One hour before the deadline, the team decided ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -9
  • -48

    Slain TX Rookie's Career Choice Made In Sixth Grade

    Slain TX Rookie's Career Choice Made In Sixth Grade
    ARLINGTON, TX - An ever-present smile, eternally optimistic, easygoing. Hardworking and humble. Jillian Michelle Smith, a police officer for less than a year, was remembered by fellow Arlington officers and friends as a rookie who never stopped showing her excitement over a dream accomplished. She wanted to be a police officer ever since the sixth grade. "The one thing that cannot ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -48
  • -16

    Border Patrol Agent Killed In Two Vehicle Crash

    Border Patrol Agent Killed In Two Vehicle Crash
    TUSCON, AZ - An on-duty Border Patrol agent assigned to the Tucson Sector was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle collision southwest of Tucson The agent, whose name is not being released pending notification of relatives, suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene on Federal Route 19 south of Sells, authorities said. Officers with the Tohono O'odham Police ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -16
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