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    Texas Deputy Killed In On-Duty Crash

    Texas Deputy Killed In On-Duty Crash
    KOUNTZE, Texas — A veteran Southeast Texas sheriff's deputy is dead after his car slammed into trees and caught fire while he was returning from a prisoner transfer. Authorities say 43-year-old Liberty County Sheriff's Deputy Odell McDuffie Jr. was dead at the scene of the 1 p.m. accident Monday on Farm Road 770 near Saratoga, about 60 miles northeast of Houston. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -34
  • -17

    CBP Officer Removed From Life Support After Collapse

    CBP Officer Removed From Life Support After Collapse
    Assistant Commissioner Winkowski and I are saddened to inform you of the tragic death of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officer John Zykas. On September 2, CBP Officer Zykas suffered a major heart attack during a training course at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. After undergoing intensive surgery, CBP Officer Zykas was removed from life support and passed away ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -17
  • -40

    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash
    Officer Alfred Celestain succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier in an automobile accident as he and his partner responded to a call. Their patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and St. Joseph Street. Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Officer Celestain slipped into a coma. He passed away from his ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -40
  • -31

    CHP Officer Succumbs to Injuries Two Weeks After Highway Hit

    CHP Officer Succumbs to Injuries Two Weeks After Highway Hit
    LOS ANGELES—A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer who was critically injured in an accident on Interstate 405 in Los Angeles two weeks ago has died. The CHP says Officer Phillip Ortiz died at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood. Ortiz had pulled over an SUV June 9 on the right shoulder of the highway near the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -31
  • -18

    DOJ Senior Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training

    DOJ Senior Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training
    Senior Officer Christopher Cooper suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a training exercise at USP Leavenworth. Officer Cooper was running an obstacle course with other members of the Special Operations Response Team when he collapsed. Other officers immediately began CPR but were unable to resuscitate him. Officer Cooper is survived by his wife and two sons. PoliceLink will update ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -18
  • -31

    Trooper, Father of Six, Killed In Cruiser Crash

    Trooper, Father of Six, Killed In Cruiser Crash
    LAUREL, MD - An on-duty Maryland State Trooper who might have been pursuing a speeding motorcycle was killed early Saturday in a crash on Interstate 95 in Howard County, according to police, who said the cruiser slammed into the back of a tractor trailer. Police identified the trooper as Shaft S. Hunter, 39, an 11-year veteran and the father of six. ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -31
  • -38

    Officer Dies After Car Plunges into Philly River

    Officer Dies After Car Plunges into Philly River
    PHILADELPHIA - A 55-year-old Philadelphia police sergeant died Tuesday afternoon when his car plunged into the Schuylkill, authorities said. Sgt. Stephen Naughton, a 31-year veteran who worked in the Community Relations Unit, had just left work at Police Headquarters and was headed to his home in the Andorra section of Northwest Philadelphia when the accident occurred on Kelly Drive south of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -38
  • -19

    Sheriff's Deputy Dies One Week After Vehicle Crash

    Sheriff's Deputy Dies One Week After Vehicle Crash
    RICHMOND, VA - A Richmond sheriff's deputy has died a week after she was involved in a single vehicle crash at VCU Medical Center. On Friday, June 11, Caroline Green, 51, a two-year sheriff's department veteran, crashed an unmarked vehicle into a wall next to a VCU Medical Center entrance around 10:45 p.m. The car ran into a concrete and glass ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -19
  • -45

    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision

    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision
    FRANKLIN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy was killed when his patrol car and a pickup truck collided in a head-on crash. Officials say 59-year-old Heard County Deputy Willie Amos Cammon of Franklin was killed on Georgia Highway 100 near Yates Road. A Georgia State Patrol official says the driver of the pickup - 41-year-old Charles Grady Green of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -45
  • -21

    TX Officer Killed By Car While Helping Stranded Motorist

    TX Officer Killed By Car While Helping Stranded Motorist
    EUFAULA, OKLAHOMA AND NOLANVILLE, CENTRAL TEXAS -- An off-duty Central Texas police officer was killed in a traffic accident in Oklahoma Tuesday evening. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Nolanville reserve officer Patrick Sirois, 50, of Copperas Cove, died in the accident about one mile north of Eufaula, about 80 miles southeast of Tulsa. State Troopers say Sirois was northbound on Highway ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -21
  • -20

    Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

    Updated: NJ Officer Killed In One-Vehicle Crash
    Updated: TEANECK, N.J. - Police Officer John Abraham was killed in an automobile accident on Teaneck Road at approximately 2:00 am. Officer Abraham was on patrol on Teaneck Road between Holland Terrace and Bennett Street when his patrol car collided with a utility pole, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. He was transported to Holy Name Hospital where he succumbed to ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -20
  • +24

    Daughter to Follow In Slain Officer's Footsteps

    Daughter to Follow In Slain Officer's Footsteps
    CHICAGO - Nine months after her father was gunned down in his police uniform outside his home July 18, an emotional Jada Bailey and her mother carefully retired his badge to the Superintendent’s Honored Police Star case at Chicago Police headquarters Tuesday morning. If the young woman gets her way, Michael Bailey’s star number 13970 will soon be replaced on Chicago’s ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
  • -19

    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call

    Navajo Nation Officer Killed Answering Domestic Dispute Call
    PAGE, Ariz. — Authorities say a Navajo Nation police officer has been shot and killed while answering a domestic violence call in a small community south of Page, Ariz. Navajo Nation communications director Charmaine Jackson says Sgt. Darrell Curley died at the hospital in Page early Sunday. He was shot while answering a call in the town of Kaibito late Saturday ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -19
  • -9

    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer

    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer
    DETROIT - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will announce charges Tuesday morning in connection with the shooting death of Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff. Worthy has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. news conference at her office in Detroit. Huff was killed May 3 after responding to a report of gunshots and a possible break-in at a vacant home on the city's east ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -9
  • -18

    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

    Veteran Sergeant Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
    DELRAY BEACH, FL - A Delray Beach police officer was killed early Thursday when his patrol car hit a tree outside Boca Raton, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened shortly after 6:15 a.m. near Southwest 18th Street and Boca Rio Road. The officer, who hasn't been identified, was driving eastbound on 18th Street when, for unknown ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -18
  • -44

    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout

    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout
    ACAPULCO, Mexico — Mexico's drug violence has invaded the heart of one of its most famous beach resorts, with six people shot to death and five wounded during a raging gunbattle on the main boulevard in Acapulco's tourist zone. No tourists were among the casualties, but the shooting killed at least three bystanders and occurred in broad daylight on the wide, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -44
  • -33

    Officer Dies Days After Domestic Assault Call

    Officer Dies Days After Domestic Assault Call
    OAK RIDGE, TN - Officer Ralph Braden, 58, succumbed while hospitalized to injuries sustained in the line of duty while responding to a domestic dispute on April 22. Reports state that Braden was pursuing suspect Eddie Dean Patterson, 29, who was trying to escape from his mother’s apartment out of the first story window. Patterson was charged with aggravated assault on ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -33
  • -17

    Officer, Suspect Killed In Phoenix Gunbattle

    Officer, Suspect Killed In Phoenix Gunbattle
    PHOENIX - Authorities were still searching Sunday for a third man wanted in the slaying of one Buckeye police officer and the critical wounding of another during a gunbattle at a west Phoenix swap meet. Officer Rolando Tirado was killed and Officer Christopher Paz was in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds after an altercation with three men escalated into a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -17
  • -22

    On-Duty Officer Killed In Head-On Collision

    On-Duty Officer Killed In Head-On Collision
    REMBERT, S.C. — An on-duty Sumter police officer has died in a head-on crash on U.S. 521 in Sumter County. Sumter police said in a news release that 39-year-old Cpl. Charles Nesbitt Jr. died at the hospital about an hour after the wreck Friday afternoon. Authorities say Nesbitt and another officer were driving south on U.S. 521 near Rembert when they ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -22
  • -44

    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies

    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies
    RIVERSIDE, MO - The Riverside police officer struck by lightning while helping with the Joplin tornado died this morning at a Springfield hospital. Jefferson “Jeff” Taylor, who volunteered to go to Joplin, was 31 years old. He is the first Riverside officer ever to die in the line of duty. “We are heartbroken,” Riverside Police Chief Greg Mills said today in ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -44
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