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    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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -32
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    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 8 years ago | Rated -28
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    Border Patrol Agent Killed in TX Crash

    Border Patrol Agent Killed in TX Crash
    ENCINO, TX - A Border Patrol agent was killed and another was in critical condition after their vehicle hit a bull and crashed in rural south Texas. The agents veered off Farm-to-Market 755 just south of Encino around 11:30 p.m. Sunday after striking the bull, Border Patrol Supervisory Agent Rosie Huey said Monday. They were on patrol when they went off ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -37
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -24
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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 8 years ago | Rated -30
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated -37
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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 over 7 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 about 7 years ago | Rated -11
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    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 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    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 about 8 years ago | Rated -59
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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 8 years ago | Rated -21
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated -43
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -35
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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 7 years ago | Rated -27
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    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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -26
  • -52

    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -52
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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 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -20
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    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 7 years ago | Rated -32
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    CHP: Officer At Fault for Head-On Collision That Took His Life

    CHP: Officer At Fault for Head-On Collision That Took His Life
    MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA - A preliminary CHP investigation indicates that Garberville CHP officer Thomas Adams crossed into oncoming traffic Tuesday, causing the crash that took his life in northern Mendocino County. Adams, 24, had been on-duty for a little more than 6 hours when the 2:15 p.m. crash occurred on Highway 101 near Piercy, just south of the Mendocino-Humboldt county line, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -4
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