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Fallen Heroes

Fallen Hero Sergeant Greg Meagher
Taken from our friends at ODMP.org - http://www.odmp.org/officer/23112-sergeant-greg-meagher Sergeant Greg Meagher died after being exposed to liquid nitrogen while attempting to rescue a woman at a medical facility at 1100 Emmett Street in Augusta. He and several other deputies had res... Read More
Fallen Hero Master Sergeant Debra Clayton
 Taken from our friends at odmp.org , http://www.odmp.org/officer/23085-master-sergeant-debra-clayton Master Sergeant Debra Clayton was shot and killed when she encountered a wanted murder suspect in the parking lot of a Walmart at the intersection of Princeton Street and John Young Par... Read More
Fallen Hero Reginald Jake Gutierrez
 Taken from of our friends at www.odmp.org www.odmp.org/officer/23044-police-officer-reginald-jake-gutierrez Police Officer Jake Gutierrez was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home on the 400 block of East 52nd Street. A male subject inside the h... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Justin White
 Courtesy of our friends at ODMP.org http://www.odmp.org/officer/23029-deputy-sheriff-justin-white Deputy Sheriff Justin White succumbed to injuries sustained on October 30th, 2016, while responding to a medical emergency call. He was traveling around a curve on Highway 162 when his ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Darrin Reed
Coutesy of our friends at ODMP.org. http://www.odmp.org/officer/23022-police-officer-darrin-reed  Police Officer Darrin Reed was shot and killed after responding to a suspicious person call. Officer Reed and other officers responded to a suspicions person call at a motel but were una... Read More
Fallen Hero Sgt. Steve Owens
We Mourn a fallen Hero tonight. Sgt. Steve Owen, 53, was gunned down and passed away later today, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Thank you Sgt. Steve Owen for you courageous and unselfish service to our community, Lancaster California! "Greater love has no... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Hubert Maltby
Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Maltby was killed in a vehicle crash on FM 570, near County Road 442, south of Eastland. A vehicle traveling in the opposite direction swerved into the opposite travel lane to avoid another vehicle but instead struck Deputy Maltby's patrol car head-on. Deputy Maltby suffere... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Brian Moore
Found on www.odmp.org  Police Officer Brian Moore succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while questioning a suspicious person in Queens. He and his partner were working a plainclothes detail when they observed a subject playing with an object in his waistband. They pu... Read More
Fallen Hero Investigator Michael David Davis, Jr.
 Investigator Michael Davis was shot and killed while taking part in a massive manhunt for the murderer of Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. The subject who murdered Deputy Oliver, assisted by a female accomplice, carjacked a vehicle and fled up I-80 ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver
 Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver was shot and killed as he and another deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way. A male occupant of the vehicle opened fire on the deputies, striking Deputy Oliver in the forehead. The man and a female o... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Scott Patrick
 Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue, in West St. Paul, at 12:20 pm. Officer Patrick was standing next to his patrol car's door when the subject fired multiple shots, striking him in the head. He was... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield
 Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield was shot and killed from ambush as he sat in his patrol car in the 2600 block of Van Buren Street. A citizen called 911 at 5:50 am after discovering Patrolman Westerfield suffering from gunshot wounds in his patrol car, with multiple shell casing found outside ... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Perry Renn
 Officer Renn was shot and killed when responding to a report of shots fired near the intersection of East 34th Street and Forest Manor Avenue. When Officer Renn and another officer arrived, they encountered the subject in a nearby alley. The subject opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle,... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Jacob Calvin
 Deputy Sheriff Jacob Calvin was killed in a single vehicle crash near the intersection of CR 300 West and CR 300 South while responding to an accident shortly before 10:00 pm. His vehicle left the roadway and rolled over several times, ejecting him from the vehicle. He was transported to a ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares, Jr.
 Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares was shot and killed at approximately 4:00 pm while investigating two suspicious men while off duty. Deputy Bares was cutting grass when he observed the men crash their car into a ditch on South Hospital Drive. He called the sheriff's office to report the incident ... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman Stephen Arkell
 Patrolman Stephen Arkell was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute at a home on Mill Pond Road shortly before 5:00 pm. He had entered the home with other officers when a male subject opened fire, killing him. The other officers were forced to retreat from the home because o... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Charles Dinwiddie
 Detective Chuck Dinwiddie succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while conducting a SWAT operation at an apartment complex. The officers were serving a narcotics search warrant in the 1100 block of Circle M Drive, at about 5:30 am, when the subject inside of the apartment o... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Michael Petrina
 Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, at the Old Hickory Boulevard exit, while at the scene of a previous accident. He was speaking with a Department of Transportation help truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in betw... Read More
Fallen Hero Master Sergeant John Collum
 Master Sergeant John Collum was struck and killed by a vehicle on John Rankin Highway, just north of Fulton, while investigating a prowler at approximately 10:00 pm A neighbor of Sergeant Collum's had called him to report the prowler, causing him to go out and investigate. He was struck by ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Noel Lee Hawk
 Police Officer Noel Hawk suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after breaking up at a fight at a fast food restaurant in the 100 block of Oak Street at approximately 8:00 pm. He and several other officers had responded to a dispute between an adult and a juvenile and were able to calm the s... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Chelsea Richard
 Trooper Chelsea Richard was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident on I-75, near mile marker 341, at approximately 2:00 pm. The vehicles involved in the accident had been moved to the shoulder. She was speaking with a tow truck driver and a family member of a crash v... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer II Roberto C. Sanchez
 Police Officer Roberto Sanchez was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle while on he was on patrol duty. Officer Sanchez and his partner were in the Harbor City section of Los Angeles. They were following a vehicle on Anaheim Street, attempting to conduct a traffic stop. Their ... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Patrick Scott Johnson
 Sergeant Scott Johnson and Trooper Gabriel Rich were shot and killed while investigating reports that a person had brandished a firearm in the village of Tanana several days earlier. Both troopers had gone to a home on Front Street to speak to the suspect. At some point during the investiga... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Gabriel Rich
 Trooper Gabe Rich and Sergeant Scott Johnson were shot and killed while investigating reports that a person had brandished a firearm in the village of Tanana several days earlier. Both troopers had gone to a home on Front Street to speak to the suspect. At some point during the investigatio... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger
 Deputy Sheriff Bryan Berger suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical training at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was performing several exercises while warming up for officer survival exercises when he began to feel ill... Read More
Va. deputy dies during training workout
By Portsia Smith The Free Lance-Star SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A Spotsylvania County deputy died Monday after collapsing during a morning workout. Bryan Berger, 34, was a recruit at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy and was participating in physical fitness training wi... Read More
Funeral held for LAPD officer killed on duty
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A funeral was held Tuesday for the LAPD officer killed in the line of duty after a suspected DUI driver struck him while he was on his motorcycle. The service for Chris Cortijo began at about 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Hundreds of attendees watched on... Read More
Funeral held for LAPD officer killed on duty
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A funeral was held Tuesday for the LAPD officer killed in the line of duty after a suspected DUI driver struck him while he was on his motorcycle. The service for Chris Cortijo began at about 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Hundreds of attendees watched on... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Dennis Guerra
 Police Officer Dennis Guerra died from injuries he sustained after responding to a residential apartment building fire. Officer Guerra and his partner responded to a fire on the 13th floor of a New York City Housing Authority building in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. As Officer Guer... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer David W. Smith
 Police Officer Dave Smith was shot and killed with his own service weapon after responding to a disturbance call at a business, at 32 Harrison Street, at approximately 7:00 am. An employee at the business began arguing with other employees and assaulted one of them upon arriving at work. As... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer David W. Smith
 Police Officer Dave Smith was shot and killed with his own service weapon after responding to a disturbance call at a business, at 32 Harrison Street, at approximately 7:00 am. An employee at the business began arguing with other employees and assaulted one of them upon arriving at work. As... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Alexander Thalmann
 Police Officer Alexander Thalmann succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier while conducting a subject stop near the intersection of Oak Street and Elm Street at approximately 11:45 pm. He was speaking to the man, who had been riding a bicycle, and called for backup. As he c... Read More
Fallen Hero Master-at-Arms Mark Mayo
 Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo was shot and killed aboard the USS Mahan by a civilian who had boarded the ship while it was docked at Naval Station Norfolk's Pier 1. The subject was confronted by the Petty Officer of the Watch on the ship's quarterdeck. During the ensuing struggle the s... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer James Morrissy
 Police Officer Jim Morrissy was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to backup another officer at a domestic dispute call. His patrol car was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 160th Street and Cicero Avenue as he made a left turn onto Cicero Avenue. He was transported t... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Jason Crisp
 Officer Jason Crisp and his canine, Maros, were shot and killed in Burke County, North Carolina, while participating in the manhunt for a subject who had committed two murders. Officers from several agencies were searching for the 38-year-old subject after the bodies of the subject's parent... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine
 Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Pine was shot and killed while responding to reports of car break-ins in a gated community off of South Apopka Vineland Road at approximately 11:00 pm. When deputies arrived one subject fled on foot. Deputies located the subject shortly after midnight near the inters... Read More
Fallen HeroSergeant Cory Wride
 Sergeant Cory Wride was shot and killed from ambush while checking on what he believed was an abandoned vehicle on Highway 73, near Eagle Mountain. A subject near the scene opened fire with a high-powered rifle, fatally wounding Sergeant Wride before he was able to exit his patrol. Sergeant... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff David "Bubba" Johnson
 Deputy Sheriff David Johnson was killed in a single vehicle crash on U.S. 41A Bypass at approximately 11:20 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrang... Read More
Fallen Hero Reserve Deputy Hector Cardoza
 Harris County Precinct 6 Reserve Deputy Hector Cardoza lost his life during a motor vehicle crash at 9400 Gulf Freeway early Sunday morning. 34-year-old Cardoza had been a reserve deputy for over a year and was in good standing with Harris County Precinct 6 at the time of his death. Deputy... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Robert Deckard
 Police Officer Bobby Deckard succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on December 8th while pursuing two robbery suspects in Atascosa County. The suspects, who had committed 15 robberies in San Antonio over the previous several days, were driving a distinctively painted vehicle that Officer D... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Investigator Adam Sowders
 Sergeant Investigator Adam Sowders was shot and killed as he and seven other officers attempted to serve a warrant at rural home near Somerville shortly before 6:00 am. As the team made entry into the home they were met with gunfire and Sergeant Sowders suffered fatal gunshot wounds. One su... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Clinton H. Frazier
 Deputy Sheriff Clinton Frazier was killed in a single car crash on Highway 178, just inside the Myrtle city limits, at approximately 9:00 pm. His patrol car left the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned. Deputy Frazier had served with the Union County Sheriff's Office for two ye... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper David Cunniff
 Trooper David Cunniff succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when his patrol car was struck from behind by a tractor trailer at approximately 8:00 pm. He had made a traffic stop of the speeding vehicle on the New York State Thruway, at Exit 27, and was stopped on the shoulder wh... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis
 Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis was killed in a single vehicle crash on FM 1237, near Asa Road, while responding to a report of a subject brandishing a gun near Troy. His patrol car left the roadway at a 90-degree curve in the road and rolled over several times. He suffer severe head injuries as ... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Robert Baron
 Sergeant Rob Baron succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle on I-25, near San Felipe Pueblo. Sergeant Baron was investigating a previous accident during a period of blizzard-like conditions when another vehicle lost control and struck him. He was tran... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Joseph C. Antwine
 Deputy Sheriff Joseph Antwine died from injuries he sustained when his patrol car was involved in a collision with a light pole one week earlier. Deputy Antwine and his partner were responding to a backup another unit at a domestic violence call when the vehicle left the roadway as it round... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Ross M. Riley
 Trooper Ross Riley died after falling approximately 30-feet while participating in a high-angle rescue training exercise in Letchworth State Park. As part of the exercise a life-size dummy had been placed on a ledge of a cliff over Wolf Creek. Trooper Riley, a paramedic for the agency, and ... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman Edward A. Wehe
 Patrolman Edward Wehe suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after clearing the scene of a protest at the Delaware County Prison. He had been dispatched to the prison to assist in removing the protesters, who had not obtained the proper permits to assemble. He was able to clear the scene aft... Read More
Fallen Hero Reserve Officer obert Libke
Reserve Officer Robert Libke succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day after responding to a house fire on Linn Avenue at approximately 1:00 pm. As emergency crews arrived at the scene they were informed the occupant was armed. Officer Libke was one of the first officers on scen... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Chief Steven Fleming
Police Chief Steven Fleming succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he fell form a ladder at the police department's evidence building on October 25th, 2013. He was transported to a local hospital, where he remained until succumbing to the injuries on November 1st, 2013. Chie... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier
Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier and his canine, Draco, were killed when their patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on I-55, near mile 201, at approximately 9:30 pm. Their patrol car was in a median turnaround when another vehicle left the northbound lanes and struck them during a period of ... Read More
Fallen Hero Senior Police Officer
Senior Police Officer Rob Bingaman was killed a single vehicle crash when his patrol car plunged off of the Jeff Bowen Bridge on I-240, onto Riverside Drive below. Officer Bingaman was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Asheville Police Department for six years and was assign... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Keith Crenshaw
 Police Officer Keith Crenshaw was killed when he was struck by a subject vehicle that swerved to avoid the spike strip that Officer Crenshaw had deployed. Three subjects in the vehicle were wanted in connection with multiple attempted robberies earlier in the morning and led officers on a high... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Patrick Hill
 Police Officer Patrick Hill succumbed to an accidental gunshot wound sustained six months earlier following a high speed pursuit of a murder suspect. The vehicle they were pursuing was boxed into another police car at the intersection of Linwood and Hooker Street. The murder suspect immedia... Read More
Fallen Hero Lieutenant Clay Crabb
 Lieutenant Clay Crabb was killed in an automobile collision on U.S. Highway 290, near Sawyer Ranch Road in Clay County, while en route to the police station. His patrol car hydroplaned and slid into oncoming traffic and was struck by another vehicle during a period of heavy rain. Lieuten... Read More
Fallen Hero Special Agent Joseph M. Peters
 Special Agent Joseph Peters was killed by an improvised explosive device while accompanying soldiers during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Three soldiers were also killed in the explosion. Special Agent Peters had served in the U.S. Army for six years and was assign... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Billy "Bubba" Kennedy
 Deputy Sheriff Billy Kennedy was shot and killed after responding to a call at a convenience store on South Burleson Avenue, in McCamey, at approximately 11:15 pm. After he arrived at the scene he encountered a male subject. During the encounter the two exchanged gunfire. Despite being mort... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Dustin Hamilton
 Deputy Sheriff Dustin Hamilton was killed in a vehicle collision on Joor Road, between Mickens Road and Lovette Road, at approximately 7:10 pm. He had just completed an overtime detail when his patrol car collided with another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Deputy Hamilton ... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Frank J. Lema, Sr.
 Detective Frank Lema was struck and killed by a government truck on-board the base at approximately 1:30 pm. He was transported to a local hospital before being transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries approximately nine hours after being struck. Detective Lema ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jon Coutchie
 Police Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of South Coast Highway and Cleo Street while looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers. His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in the intersection. Officer Cout... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rivera
 Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rivera succumbed to injuries sustained 10 days earlier when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash along I-95, near Copans Road, in Pompano Beach. He was en route to the police station at approximately 6:15 am when his patrol car left the roadway during a period of ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Rod Bradway
 Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute call in a northwest Indianapolis apartment complex. Upon arrival, Officer Bradway heard cries for help and made entry into an apartment where he came under fire and was mortally wounded. Officer Bradway was able ... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Leonard Robert Luna, Jr.
 Sergeant Leonard Luna was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-105, near Long Beach Boulevard in Lynwood, while en route to pickup his issued motorcycle from the repair shop in Long Beach. Another vehicle struck his motorcycle, causing him to suffer serious injuries. He was transported to S... Read More
Fallen Hero Investigator Michael Dale Stockwell
 Investigator Mike Stockwell was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of the Foley Beach Expressway and County Road 12, in Foley, at approximately 9:00 pm. His unmarked department vehicle collided with another vehicle in the intersection. He succumbed to his injuries at the scen... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Rodney Wayne Jones
 Police Officer Rodney Jones died while representing the Detroit Police Department during a police motorcycle training and skills competition event at the annual Bikes on the Bricks in Flint, Michigan. He was performing maneuvers on his department motorcycle on the 400 block of South Saginaw... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jamie Buenting
 Police Officer Jamie Buenting was shot and killed during a standoff at a home on Pleasant Street at approximately 1:40 am. Officers had responded to the home approximately four hours earlier after receiving a report that a man wanted for felony domestic assault was at the location. The man ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff David E. Allford
 Deputy Sheriff David Allford was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup a state trooper who was dealing with a combative subject. He was traveling on I-40, near mile marker 218, when one of the tires on his Chevy Tahoe patrol vehicle suffered a blowout. The blowout caus... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Michael Neal Freeman
 Deputy Sheriff Mike Freeman succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle pursuit on June 28th, 2007. He was responding to assist other units who were pursuing a vehicle on I-20, near FM 2199. The vehicle was driving at approximately 100 mph when it struck the rear of Deputy Freeman's patrol... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Paul Butterfield
 Trooper Paul Butterfield was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Custer Road, near Townline Road, in Mason County, at approximately 6:20 pm. A few minutes after radioing in the stop a citizen called 911 to report a trooper had been shot. Responding units located Trooper Butterfie... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal Van Perry
 Corporal Van Perry suffered a heart attack shortly after arresting a shoplifting suspect on August 28th, 2013. He had transported the suspect to the police station and began to interview him when he suddenly collapsed. The suspect then alerted other personnel. Corporal Perry was transported... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Derek Johnson
 Sergeant Derek Johnson was shot and killed when he stopped to check on a vehicle parked on the side of South Fort Street shortly before 6:00 am. A male subject in the vehicle immediately opened fire on Sergeant Johnson, shooting him before he was able to exit his patrol car. Despite being m... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper William P. Keane
 Trooper William Keane suffered a fatal heart attack while officially representing the New York State Police in the North American Inspectors Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. Trooper Keane had been participating in the timed commercial vehicle inspection events when be began to feel ill... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jason Schneider
 Police Officer Jason Schneider was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home on Roberts Avenue, in Catonsville, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Officer Schneider was part of the tactical team that had entered the house in search of a juvenile subject wantedect in relation to a sh... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Jorge Luis "JL" Garcia
 Sergeant JL Garcia was killed in an automobile accident while en route to a meeting at the Pharr International Bridge. His vehicle was struck by a dump truck at the intersection of South Cage Boulevard and East Anaya Road at approximately 3:50 pm. He was transported to a local hospital wher... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Ivorie Klusmann
 Police Officer Ivorie Klusmann was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup another officer at approximately 2:45 am. He had been involved in a pursuit earlier in the evening that had been called off in compliance with the department's pursuit policy. Another officer requ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Rodney R. Thomas
 Police Officer Rodney Thomas was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on the I-10 High Rise Bridge at approximately 1:00 am. Officer Thomas was en route home following his shift when he was involved in a minor accident. He was still in uniform and put on his traffic vest to check on th... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Mike Wilson
 Sergeant Mike Wilson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex on Veterans Boulevard in Port Charlotte. The subject who shot him was found dead a short time later. Sergeant Wilson had served with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office for ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Jeff Watson
 Deputy Sheriff Jeff Watson was killed in an automobile crash while responding to an assistance call from another officer at approximately 8:45 pm. He was traveling on Paul Maillard Road with his emergency lights activated when an oncoming vehicle attempted to make a left turn in front of hi... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal Thomas Keith Slay
 Corporal Thomas Keith Slay was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist another officer. Corporal Slay and another officer were traveling north with lights and siren in an unmarked truck on Veterans Parkway when another vehicle entered their lane and struck their vehicle at... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Winston I. Martindale
 Trooper Winston Martindale succumbed to injuries sustained on May 9th, 2011, after responding to the scene of a plane crash in Wawayanda, New York. Trooper Martindale was one of the first responding units to a crash involving two small planes that had collided. During the response he fell o... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer David Vanbuskirk
 Police Officer Dave Vanbuskirk died after falling during a nigh-time aerial rescue operation of a hiker on Mount Charleston. The hiker had become disoriented and was stranded on a rock ledge near Mary Jane Falls. A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department helicopter located the hiker and lo... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Bruce Jacobs
 Police Officer Bruce Jacobs was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-55, near Northside Drive, while removing debris from the highway at approximately 1:30 pm. A barbeque grill had fallen from another vehicle and was blocking a travel lane. Officer Jacobs had retrieved it from the road and w... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Robert "Bobby" Hornsby
 Police Officer Bobby Hornsby was shot and killed while participating in a SWAT deployment at an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Grandon Drive shortly after midnight. Earlier in the evening a resident in the complex displayed a weapon as he confronted several people who were using the... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Larry Candelari
 Police Officer Larry Candelari was struck and killed by a vehicle as he and another officer attempted to help victims of a previous accident on I-10, near the Kerr County / Gillespie County line, at approximately 10:00 pm. Officer Candelari and the other officer were returning to Pasadena f... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant John C. LaRose
 Sergeant John LaRose was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car collided with another vehicle on Route 120 in Lumber Township, Pennsylvania, while traveling between Emporium and Muncy. He was travelling on a curved portion of roadway when his vehicle lost traction due to wet conditio... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Lance McLean
 Sergeant Lance McLean succumbed to a gunshot sustained the previous day while responding to a disturbance call in the Oak Trail Shores community near Lake Granbury. A subject who was awaiting trial for sexually assaulting a juvenile female had shown up at the girl's home. The subject was kn... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Steven G. Netherland
 Deputy Sheriff Steven Netherland was killed when his patrol vehicle left the roadway and collided with multiple pieces of heavy machinery in a construction zone on Highway 8, east of Calcasieu Loop. Deputy Netherland, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time, was ejected from the vehicle... Read More
Fallen hero K9 Ronin
 K9 Ronin was shot and killed as he attempted a take down on an armed subject who had fled from officers a short time earlier. Patrol officers had initially responded to a business on Orangewood Avenue to investigate reports that a man was trespassing at approximately 6:45 pm. When the offic... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer William Jason Sprague
 Police Officer William Sprague succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while investigating a disturbance at Grady T. Wallace Park at approximately 12:30 am. Officer Sprague had responded to reports of the disturbance, involving approxima... Read More
Fallen Hero Wildlife Officer Joel Campora
 Wildlife Officer Joel Campora and Sheriff Cody Carpenter, of the Scott County Sheriff's Office, drowned while assisting victims of an overnight flash flood along the Fourche Lefave River near Y City, Arkansas. They had responded by boat to a 911 call at a home in the flooded area along the ... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Sean O'Connell
 Trooper Sean O'Connell was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle as he controlled traffic in Conway, Washington. He was struck near the intersection of Fir Island Road and Main Street and knocked to the ground at approximately 5:45 pm. He was transported to a local hospit... Read More
Fallen Hero Sheriff Cody Carpenter
 Sheriff Cody Carpenter and Wildlife Officer Joel Campora drowned while assisting victims of an overnight flash flood along the Fourche Lefave River near Y City, Arkansas. They had responded by boat to a 911 call at a home in the flooded area along the river. They both exited the boat and en... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jason Ellis
 Police Officer Jason Ellis was shot and killed from ambush on an exit ramp from the Bluegrass Parkway shortly before 2:50 am. A citizen called 911 at 2:53 am to report that an officer and had been fatally struck by a vehicle. A Kentucky State Police trooper responded to the scene and discov... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Tim Causey
 Deputy Sheriff Tim Causey died as the result of smoke inhalation he suffered on March 16th, 2013, after responding to a massive fire in the Windsor Green area. The fire destroyed 26 different condominium buildings. Deputy Causey responded to assist with securing the scene the night of the f... Read More
Fallen Hero Special Agent Christopher Lorek
 Special Agent Christopher Lorek and Special Agent Stephen Shaw were killed in a training accident off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Both agents were participating in a training exercise as part of the agency's Hostage Rescue Team, based out of Quantico, Virginia. Special Agent L... Read More
Fallen Hero Special Agent Stephen Shaw
 Special Agent Stephen Shaw and Special Agent Christopher Lorek were killed in a training accident off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Both agents were participating in a training exercise as part of the agency's Hostage Rescue Team, based out of Quantico, Virginia. Special Agent S... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Daryl Raetz
 Police Officer Daryl Raetz was struck and killed by an SUV while making an arrest for DUI. At approximately 3:30 am Officer Raetz, along with several other officers, was processing a DUI suspect on the side of road when a passing SUV struck Officer Raetz. He was transported to St. Joseph's ... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Tim Huffman
 Officer Tim Huffman was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer on I-8 near Dateland, Arizona, at approximately 5:00 pm. He and other officers were attempting to shutdown a lane of traffic while investigating an earlier accident. Officer Huffman was sitting in his patrol ... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman William J. "Jerry" McCarthy, IV
Patrolman Jerry McCarthy was struck and killed while responding to the area of a pursuit in New Castle. The subject vehicle ran a stop sign and crashed into the passenger side of the cruiser, where Officer McCarthy was seated. Patrolman McCarthy was pronounced dead during transport to Jameso... Read More
Fallen Hero Master Deputy Sheriff Joseph "Shane" Robbins
 Master Deputy Sheriff Shane Robbins was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Bomber Road, near Spruce Road, at approximately 9:15 am. He was traveling westbound when his vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons. A nearby resident who heard the crash called 911 to report the crash and res... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Chad Christian Key
 Deputy Sheriff Chad Key was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and Bethany Road shortly before 10:30 pm. The driver who struck him failed to stop but was arrested a short distance away. The subject was a habitual drunk driver w... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Douglas Leon Hanna
 Deputy Sheriff Douglas Hanna was responding to a call at approximately 12:10 a.m. when a pickup truck ran a stop sign and collided with the passenger side of his patrol vehicle. He was traveling eastbound on State Highway 54A, west of Corn, when the pickup driver entered the highway from Co... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrol Officer Sean Collier
 Patrol Officer Sean Collier was shot and killed during a large scale manhunt for suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. Shortly after reports of shots fired on the MIT campus, Officer Collier was found in his vehicle at about 10:30 p.m. with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to... Read More
Fallen Hero Assistant Warden Peggy Sylvester
 Assistant Warden Peggy Sylvester was killed in an automobile accident on Louisiana 31, south of Louisiana 742, at approximately 4:45 am. She was attempting to pass another vehicle during a period of rain when her department vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Assistant Warden Sylves... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Donald Bishop
 Police Officer Don Bishop suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a burglary call at approximately 11:00 pm. He suffered the heart attack while driving near the intersection of Jaclyn and Sierra Drives. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. Other responding officers ... Read More
Fallen Hero Chief of Police Anthony Q. Barfield, Sr.
 Chief of Police Anthony Barfield suffered a fatal heart attack while at the scene of a domestic disturbance. He began experiencing trouble breathing and was subsequently transported to a local hospital where he passed away. Chief Barfield had served in law enforcement for 20 years and wa... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Hans Fifer
 Deputy Sheriff Hans Fifer suffered a fatal heart attack following a training session and tryout with the agency's SWAT team at a facility in North Little Rock. He began experiencing shortness of breath during the training and was administered oxygen. Shortly thereafter he began suffering ch... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Eric Smith
 Detective Eric Smith was shot and killed inside the Jackson Police Department's headquarters building while interviewing a murder suspect at approximately 6:00 pm. The subject attacked Detective Smith inside of the interview room. The man disarmed Detective Smith and fatally shot him before... Read More
Fallen Hero Sheriff Eugene Crum
 Sheriff Eugene Crum was shot and killed near the Mingo County Courthouse in Williamson at about noon. Sheriff Crum was eating lunch in his vehicle while conducting surveillance on a suspected illegal pharmaceutical operation. A vehicle pulled alongside and a subject exited the vehicle and shot... Read More
Fallen Hero Correctional Officer Brandon Kountz
 Correctional Officer Brandon Kountz suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a body alarm at FCC Beaumont, in Beamont Texas. He was rushing to assist other officers deal with the inmates when he suddenly collapsed. Officer Kountz had served with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Tage Toll
 Trooper Tage Toll was killed in a helicopter crash during a search and rescue mission near Talkeetna, Alaska. Trooper Toll had been picked up by the Alaska State Trooper's Helo-1 at approximately 7:35 pm to assist in searching for a missing snowmachiner near Larson Lake. They located the su... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper James Sauter
 Trooper James Sauter was killed when a semi-trailer truck struck his cruiser on Interstate 294 south of Willow Road shortly after 11:00 p.m. The trooper was stopped in the left shoulder of the south-bound lanes when the semi rear-ended his cruiser, causing both vehicles to burst into flame... Read More
Fallen Hero Director Larry Johnson
 Director Larry Johnson suffered a fatal heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit with a parolee in Clarksville, Arkansas. Director Johnson, along with other officers, had gone to the man's home to conduct a home visit. The subject fled on foot upon the officers' arrival. The subject wa... Read More
Fallen Hero Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati
 Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati was shot and killed in what is believed to be retaliation for his investigations into cell phone smuggling at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He had just left the MDC and was driving home when several gunmen opened fire on his vehicle ... Read More
Fallen Hero K9 Mattie
 Sergeant Gilbert Cortez and K9 Mattie were killed in an automobile accident Route 79, near San Felipe Road, in San Diego County. Sergeant Cortez was part of a convoy of state corrections K9 officers who were en route to inspect the La Cima Fire Camp in a rural part of the county. His marked... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Gilbert Cortez
 Sergeant Gilbert Cortez and K9 Mattie were killed in an automobile accident Route 79, near San Felipe Road, in San Diego County. Sergeant Cortez was part of a convoy of state corrections K9 officers who were en route to inspect the La Cima Fire Camp in a rural part of the county. His marked... Read More
Fallen Hero Executive Director Tom Clements
 Executive Director Tom Clements was assassinated at his home in Monument, Colorado, by a former inmate. Two days earlier, the subject had murdered a pizza deliveryman in Denver, Colorado, and stole the man's uniform and pizza carrier. On the night that Director Clements was murdered, the su... Read More
Fallen Hero Village Public Safety Officer Thomas O. Madole
 Village Public Safety Officer Thomas Madole was shot and killed in Manokotak, Alaska. Officer Madole had radioed Alaska State Troopers at approximately 4:00 pm to report that he was going to speak with a subject regarding an earlier altercation the man had been involved in. Approximately on... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Chief Randy Boykin
 Police Chief Randy Boykin was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing school traffic at the town's main intersection. He succumbed to his injuries while being flown University of Mississippi Medical Center. Chief Boykins had served as chief for 12 years and also served as a part-t... Read More
Fallen Hero Constable Jennifer Kovach
Guelph Police Service Ontario End of Watch: Thursday, March 14, 2013 Biographical Info Age: 26 Tour of Duty: Not available Badge Number: Not available Incident Details Cause of Death: Automobile accident Date of Incident: Thursday, March 14, 2013 Weapon Used: Not available Suspect Inf... Read More
Fallen Hero Master Trooper Junius A. Walker
 Master Trooper J.A. Walker was shot and killed after stopping for what he believed to be a disabled vehicle on southbound I-85, near mile marker 45, in Dinwiddie County at approximately 1:30 pm. At some point during the encounter, a subject exited the vehicle and opened fire on Trooper Walk... Read More
Fallen Hero K9 Maxo
 K9 Maxo died when he fell while performing a security sweep of a parking garage on Iberville Street, in New Orleans, Louisiana, during a protective assignment for Vice President Joe Biden. Maxo was searching for explosives when he fell from the sixth-floor roof of the parking deck to the gr... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal Terry Johnson
 Corporal Terry Johnson succumbed to injuries sustained several hours earlier when he was involved in a vehicle crash while on patrol. A citizen called 911 to report an overturned patrol car in a ditch along Highway 96 in Lavaca, Arkansas, at approximately 4:20 am. Responding rescue personne... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Gary Morales
 Sergeant Gary Morales was shot and killed while making a traffic stop in the 3200 block of Naylor Terrace, near Edwards Road, at approximately 9:30 am. During the stop a subject exited the stopped vehicle and opened fire, striking Sergeant Morales as he sat his in his patrol car. He was tra... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Elizabeth Butler
 Detective Elizabeth Butler and Sergeant Loran Baker were shot and killed as they followed up on a sexual assault investigation at a residence in the 800 block of North Branciforte Avenue at approximately 3:30 pm. The suspect began fighting with the officers and fatally shot them both during... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Loran "Butch" Baker
 Sergeant Loran Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed as they followed up on a sexual assault investigation at a residence in the 800 block of North Branciforte Avenue at approximately 3:30 pm. The suspect began fighting with the officers and fatally shot them both during... Read More
Fallen Hero Correctional Officer Eric Williams
 Correctional Officer Eric Williams was stabbed to death by an inmate inside USP Canaan in Waymart, Pennsylvania, at approximately 11:30 pm. The inmate attacked Officer Williams and stabbed him with a shank before being subdued by other officers. Officer Williams was transported to a local h... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Josh Lynaugh
 Police Officer Josh Lynaugh died as the result of a heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit and search for a suspect in St. Paul. He had setup a position on the perimeter of the search area when he suddenly became ill. He was transported to a local hospital where he it was discovered ... Read More
Fallen Hero Public Safety Officer Keith Lawrence
 Public Safety Officer Keith Lawrence was shot and killed along with his fiancee, Monica Quan, by a former police officer who was seeking revenge against law enforcement officers for being fired. The subject ambushed them as they pulled into a parking spot at their apartment complex in Irvine,... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Thomas Richard Adams
 Officer Thomas Adams was killed in a automobile accident while on patrol. He was driving north on Highway 101, just south of Piercy in Mendocino County, when his patrol car was struck head-on by a southbound vehicle. Officer Adams died from the injuries sustained in the collision. Office... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Christopher Simpson
 Detective Christopher Simpson died after suffering a medical emergency while participating in physical fitness training at the department's fitness center. Detective Simpson had served with the Chesterfield Police Department for 25 years and served in law enforcement for a total of 35 years... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Jeremiah MacKay
 Detective Jeremiah MacKay was shot and killed as he and other deputies attempted to apprehend the suspect wanted for murdering Police Officer Michael Crain, of the Riverside Police Department, five days earlier. After murdering Officer Crain, the subject fled to the Big Bear area of San Ber... Read More
Fallen Hero Lieutenant Michael John "Chip" Chiapperini
 Lieutenant Michael Chiapperini was shot and killed while responding to a house fire at a home on Lake Road in Webster. Lieutenant Chiapperini had responded to the fire as as a volunteer firefighter and was on the first piece of apparatus to arrive at the scene. As he and the other volunteer... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Michael Crain
 Police Officer Michael Crain was shot and killed when he and his partner were ambushed as they were stopped at a red light at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Arlington Avenue at about 1:30 am. A subject opened fire on their patrol car, fatally wounding Officer Crain and severely... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Billy Ray Grimsley
 Deputy Sheriff Billy Grimsley succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on December 7th, 2012, after representing his agency in the Poquoson Christmas Parade. He was returning to Portsmouth when he was involved in an accident while riding his department motorcycle. Deputy Gri... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer William Michael McGary
 Police Officer William McGary succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by an intoxicated driver at the intersection of Dave Ward Drive and Exchange Street. Officer McGary was directing traffic at the scene of another accident when a car struck him at about 8:00 ... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Patrick Divers
 Sergeant Patrick Divers suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a drug buy-bust operation with other detectives in the area of Myrtle Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, in Brooklyn, at about 10:30 am. Other officers immediately transported him to a local hospital when he started suffe... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Patricia A. "Patty" Parete
 Police Officer Patty Parete succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on December 5th, 2006, when she and her partner confronted an armed subject while responding to a 911 call about a fight at a convenience store at Elmwood Avenue and Chippewa Street. As they searched the subject he produced a... Read More
Fallen Hero K-9 Koda
 K9 Koda was shot and killed as he attempted to take down a subject following a vehicle pursuit. Deputies had pursued a vehicle several blocks until the vehicle crashed into a ditch near the intersection of Seminole Drive and South Magnolia Drive. The subject continued to flee on foot and th... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Rick Riggenbach
 Sergeant Rick Riggenbach was shot and killed after he and two St. Mary Parish deputies responded to reports of a mobile home fire and an armed subject on Flatown Road, near, Charenton shortly after 9:00 am. The fire was reported just off of tribal land about one quarter mile from a Chitimacha... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Michael Slagle
 Trooper Michael Slagle died following a vehicle crash on Longmire Road, near Emory Road, in Knox County. His patrol car slid off the roadway after striking a patch of ice. Despite being stuck in his vehicle, he was able to notify dispatchers of the crash and rescue crews were sent to the sc... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Kevin Tonn
 Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am. Upon arriving at the scene a witness pointed to a suspect who was nearby. As Officer Tonn approached the man to question him the subject produced a gun a... Read More
Fallen Hero Agent Mayra Ramírez-Barreto
 Agent Mayra Ramírez-Barreto and Correctional Officer Eliezer Columbus-Claussells, of the Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, were killed in an automobile crash near Stillwater, Oklahoma, while en route to the Cimmarron Prison Facility, in Cushing, to extradite... Read More
Fallen Hero Correctional Officer Eliezer Columbus...
 Correctional Officer Eliezer Columbus-Claussells and Agent Mayra Ramírez-Barreto, of the Puerto Rico Department of Justice, were killed in an automobile crash near Stillwater, Oklahoma, while en route to the Cimmarron Prison Facility, in Cushing, to extradite three prisoners from the... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Chris Yung
 Officer Chris Yung was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Nokesville Road and Piper Lane, in Bristow, while responding to the scene of a separate automobile accident. A minivan made a left hand turn from northbound Nokesville Road into a shopping center and crossed in fron... Read More
Fallen Hero Detective Randall "Shane" Thomas
 Detective Thomas died due to complications from an injury he sustained while taking part in mounted patrol training in May 2009. He was training at a Horseshoe Farms when the horse he was riding reared and fell on top of him, breaking his neck and rendering him a quadriplegic. He was airlif... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Edrees Mukhtar
 Police Officer Edrees Mukhtar succumbed to injuries sustained three weeks earlier while responding to a call for service at approximately 2:45 am. His patrol car slid after striking a wet spot in the 3700 block of Medical Drive, near I-10. The car struck a curb and then collided with an onc... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal Jimmie Norman
 Corporal Jimmie Norman was shot and killed after making a traffic stop near the intersection of Jessamine Street and Mapleridge Street shortly before 9:00 am. During the stop the subject sped away, leading the officer on a short pursuit. The subject pulled into a service station in the 5600... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena
 Police Officer Jennifer Sebena was shot and killed near the intersection of Underwood and Harmonee while on patrol. Shortly before 5:00 am dispatchers attempted to contact her but failed to received a response. Other officers began searching for her and found her body suffering from several... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Sean Louis Callahan
 Police Officer Sean Callahan succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day during a foot pursuit in Stockbridge at approximately 2:15 pm. He and other officers had responded to a domestic disturbance at a motel on Davidson Parkway. As officers attempted to arrest the male subject h... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jeff Atherly
 Police Officer Jeff Atherly and Corporal David Gogian were shot and killed while checking on a suspicious vehicle in a grocery store parking lot, on the 1400 block of SW Huntoon Street, shortly after 6:00 pm. Several minutes after making contact with the multiple subjects in the vehicle one... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal David Gogian
 Corporal David Gogian and Police Officer Jeff Atherly were shot and killed while checking on a suspicious vehicle in a grocery store parking lot, on the 1400 block of SW Huntoon Street, shortly after 6:00 pm. Several minutes after making contact with the multiple subjects in the vehicle one... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman Angel Garcia
 Patrolman Angel Garcia was struck and killed by an automobile on I-10, near Hawkins Boulevard, while clearing a hazard out of the roadway. He had stopped his vehicle in the travel lane, with his emergency equipment activated, to block traffic as he removed the ladder at approximately 7:15 a... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Christopher R. Parsons
 Deputy Sheriff Chris Parsons was shot and killed from ambush after responding to a 911 call on Nugget Road, in Mineral Point, at approximately 2:10 am. An ambulance had also responded to the location as a result of the 911 call regarding an unconscious woman. As the woman was loaded into th... Read More
Fallen Hero Patrolman Martoiya Lang
 Patrolman Martoiya Lang was shot and killed as she and another officer served a narcotics search warrant at a home on Mendenhall Court. A subject opened fire on the officers at the scene, striking Patrolman Lang and her partner. Despite their wounds, the officers were able to return fire an... Read More
Fallen Hero K9 Ivan
 K9 Ivan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a carjacking suspect near the intersection of 2nd Street and Stewart Avenue at about 11:00 pm. Ivan's handler spotted the truck within minutes of the carjacking and attempted to stop it, but the driver fled. The vehicle crashed follo... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Ricky Issac, Jr.
 Deputy Sheriff Ricky Issac was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 1, south of Highway 120, during a period of heavy rain. His patrol car hydroplaned as he entered a curve on the roadway. The vehicle left the road, went down an embankment, and struck several trees. Despite... Read More
Fallen Hero Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne, III
 Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne was killed when the rigid hull inflatable boat he was commanding was intentionally rammed by a boat being used to smuggle drugs off Santa Cruz Island, California. Shortly after midnight a U.S. Coast Guard aerial patrol had observed a suspicious boat in the ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Tom Decker
 Police Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed as he and his partner performed a welfare check on a man whose family believed was suicidal. Officers had attempted to make contact with the subject at his apartment but were not successful. They returned to the scene approximately two hours lat... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Kyle W. Deatherage
 Trooper Kyle Deatherage was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while making a traffic stop on I-55, at mile marker 62, near Litchfield. He had parked his motorcycle on the shoulder and was speaking with the driver of the vehicle when he was struck. Trooper Deatherage had served with ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Scott Ward
 Deputy Sheriff Scott Ward was shot and killed after he and two other deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call involving an emotionally disturbed person in the 11800 block of Mallard Lane shortly after 4:00 pm. The man's mother called police after arriving at his home after she was ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes
 Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes was shot and killed after stopping behind a vehicle that stopped in the middle of U.S. 68, near Lebanon, at approximately 2:00 am. As the deputy was approaching the car the driver opened fire with a small caliber handgun, striking him. The subject fled in his... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Elgin L. Daniel
 Police Officer Elgin Daniel was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while assisting a stranded motorist on North Henry Boulevard in Stockbridge. The motorist had run out of gas and was being assisted by Officer Daniel and a roadside assistance worker. As the roadside assistance worker... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer James "Jim" Davies
 Police Officer Jim Davies was accidentally shot and killed in a case of mistaken identity while securing the perimeter of a scene in which shots were fired. Lakewood officers had responded to an unrelated prowler call near 19th Avenue and Eaton Street when they heard gunfire coming from a h... Read More
Fallen Hero Agent Iván G. Román Matos
 Agent Iván Román Matos was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a robbery at a store near the intersection of PR-2 and PR-866 in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, at approximately 8:40 pm. As the officers arrived at the scene, Román Matos pursued one subject while hi... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Shawn A. Smiley
 Police Officer Shawn Smiley and Police Officer Richard Halford were killed in a helicopter crash while assisting in the search for a missing 9-year-old boy at approximately 10:30 pm. They were flying low over an area approximately four miles west of downtown when the Hughes OH-6A helicopter... Read More
Fallen Hero Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez
 Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez died several weeks after suffering symptoms of heat stroke during a defensive tactics training exercise in Laredo, Texas, during a day where temperatures above 90-degrees. He was transported to a hospital when he began to feel ill where he was treated for... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Marcia Figueroa
 Police Officer Marcia Figueroa died after suffering a medical emergency while assigned to a protective detail at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for Air Force One and President Barack Obama during a campaign visit. After collapsing, she was flown to University Hospital where she pas... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Arthur Lopez
 Police Officer Arthur Lopez was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of 241st Street and Jamaica Avenue. Officer Lopez and another officer witnessed the accident near the border of Nassau County and New York City. One of the vehicles involved i... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Kevin Bowden
 Police Officer Kevin Bowden was killed in a vehicle collision near the intersection of Branch Avenue and Surratts Road in Clinton. Another vehicle pulled into his path from the adjacent lane, causing the two vehicles to collide. The impact caused Officer Bowden's patrol car to strike a util... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Kelley Chase
 Police Officer Kelley Chase died after suffering a head injury during a defensive tactics test at the Oklahoma City Police Academy. He was completing the six-minute long final test with an instructor when he was thrown to the ground and struck the back of his head on a mat. He remained cons... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Joseph Olivieri
 Police Officer Joseph Olivieri was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident in the HOV lane of the Long Island Expressway, near Exit 35. He had exited his patrol car when another vehicle entered the crash scene and struck him. He was transported to North Shore Universi... Read More
Fallen Hero Correctional Officer Larry L. Stell
 Correctional Officer Larry Stell was fatally stabbed by an inmate at the Telfair State Prison in Helena, Georgia. The attack occurred in a dormitory area that housed approximately 80 inmates. The inmate who stabbed him was subdued and transferred to another prison and faces murder charges. ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Peter Kneeland
 Police Officer Peter Kneeland succumbed to injuries sustained on September 18th, 1991, when he was struck by a drunk hit-and-run driver in front of a sports bar on Cambridge Street. The subject fled the scene but was arrested three days later. He was subsequently convicted of charges connec... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Paul Hernandez
 Sergeant Paul Hernandez suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical readiness training at the Texas Department of Public Safety Regional Office in San Antonio. Sergeant Hernandez had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety for over 35 years. He is survived by his... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jonathan Molina
 Police Officer Jonathan Molina succumbed to injuries sustained 10 days earlier when he was beaten by a teenager on Trowbridge Drive, near Route 54. Officer Molina was off duty when he observed three juveniles vandalize his car. He confronted the three and identified himself as a police offi... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Andrew David Fox
 Trooper Andrew Fox was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Route 30 and Theme Park Way, in Hanover County, at approximately 9:50 pm. He was wearing a reflective vest while directing traffic that was leaving the Virginia State Fair and Kings Dominion theme park when he was ... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper First Class Blake T. Coble
 Trooper Blake Coble was killed when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of SR 168 and Blackhawk Road in South Beaver Township, Beaver County, at approximately 10:00 am. His patrol car was struck after the semi ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed. He was... Read More
Fallen Hero Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie
 Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie was shot and killed when he and two other agents were ambushed near Bisbee, Arizona, at approximately 1:30 am. The three agents were on mounted patrol when they responded to investigate a ground sensor that had been triggered by movement in the area. Becaus... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Colvin Georges
 Police Officer Colvin Georges succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four months earlier while making contact with a group of men who were loitering near a car wash in the Contant area of St. Thomas. Officer Georges and his partner were patrolling the area as the result of a shooting the pr... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Christopher Schaub
 Deputy Sheriff Chris Schaub was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of West McNab Road and North Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach. Deputy Schaub's motorcycle collided with a car in the intersection. He was flown to Broward Health Medical Center where he succumbed to his injur... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Jason Edward Gresko
 Police Officer Jason Gresko was killed in a vehicle collision on Harmony Lane while responding to an emergency call at approximately 9:35 pm. His patrol car collided with a pickup truck and then struck a tree, causing serious injuries. He was transported to Lake West Medical Center where he... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Mark Allen Taulbee
 Police Officer Mark Taulbee was killed in a single-vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle along Campbellsville Road, in LaRue County, at approximately 3:25 am. He had responded to a domestic disturbance and, upon arriving, was informed that a male subject had just taken a vehicle without pe... Read More
Fallen Hero Sergeant Ian Loughran
 Sergeant Ian Loughran suffered a fatal heart attack while attending funeral services for Corporal Charles Licato, who was killed in the line of duty the previous week. He had unknowingly started to suffer heart attack symptoms at the funeral and passed away at home early the next morning. ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Bradley Fox
 Police Officer Brad Fox was shot and killed after responding to reports of a hit-and-run near the intersection of Conshohocken Road and Ernest Station Road. The subject shot Officer Fox and wounded his canine partner, Nick, when they made contact with the man. Officer Fox had served was ... Read More
CHP's Kenyon Youngstrom Organ Donation Details Released
 The California Transplant Donor Network has released details on the people who received organs from CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom. Youngstrom was killed in the line of duty after being shot during a routine traffic stop on I-680 near Walnut Creek. Youngstrom was an organ and tissue donor... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke
 Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke was shot and killed while making entry into a home on Forest Edge Lane after responding to a domestic dispute and reports of shots fired inside of the house. He and four other officers had responded to the initial call shortly after 10:00 pm. Several family m... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent
 Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck on the I-95 on-ramp, at 45th Street, at about 4:40 pm. Officer St. Laurent was assigned to the motorcade escorting President Barack Obama from a campaign event in Palm Beach County. He was st... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Bobby Gene Demuth
 Trooper Gene Demuth was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. 64 near Spring Hope in Nash County, while attempting to deploy spike strips during a pursuit at approximately 7:45 am. The pursuit started when officers from the Raleigh Police Department attempted to stop the vehicle. The drive... Read More
Fallen Hero Corporal Charles B. Licato
 Corporal Charles Licato was killed in a single vehicle crash on Route 1, in Darlington, shortly before 2:30 am. A citizen called 911 to report the crash and responding deputies discovered Corporal Licato's department vehicle. Corporal Licato had served with the Harford County Sheriff's O... Read More
Life Insurance Awareness Month for Police Officers
 A Challenging Path to Success As a boy, Buddy Valastro’s dream was to work alongside his father in the family bakery to help make it a household name. But that dream was blown off course on his 17th birthday. That’s the day his father, 54, was diagnosed with lung cancer. He died... Read More
Fallen Hero Captain Leide DeFusco
 Captain Leide DeFusco was killed in an airplane crash as he and John Barger, a retired Pueblo Police Department captain, searched for marijuana grows in the Wet Mountains. A narcotics task force had raided two large marijuana plantations in the area two weeks earlier and the two were search... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Eric M. Workman
 Trooper Eric Workman and Corporal Marshall Bailey were shot and killed after they stopped a vehicle for reckless driving at the commuter parking lot adjacent to I-79, in Clay County, at approximately 8:30 pm. The troopers determined the subject was intoxicated and placed him under arrest an... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Forrest "Dino" Taylor
 Police Officer Dino Taylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash while responding to backup other officers on February 18th, 2012. During the emergency response an SUV ran a red light and struck his patrol car, pushing it into a utility pole. Officer Taylor suffered severe inju... Read More
Fallen Hero Chief of Police Herbert Proffitt
 On Tuesday afternoon, 3:15pm the quiet town of Tompkinsville in southern Kentucky erupted into violence on Rush Lane. Herbert Proffitt, 82, a retired Police Chief, Monroe County Sheriff, and Court Bailiff, walked down his driveway to get his mail. A vehicle drove up and stopped suddenly. ... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Ivan Casselman
We honor Officer Ivan Casselman. On August 24, 1935, Officer Casselman was killed when his patrol motorcycle crashed into the back of a truck near Davis in Yolo County. Witnesses said Casselman was thrown fifteen feet off the roadway after striking the rear of a truck he was attempting to pass. The... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Adrian Morris
 Police Officer Adrian Morris was killed in a vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle on I-95, near the Powder Mill Road interchange, shortly before 1:00 pm. Officer Morris and his partner had been investigating a theft when they spotted a car being driven by the suspect and attempted to stop... Read More
Fallen Heroes Officer Brandon Nielsen, 34, and Officer...
 LAPLACE, La. - Two St. John Parish deputies were shot and killed while interviewing suspects in an earlier shooting of a deputy at the parking lot for contractors at Valero Energy. Sheriff Mike Tregre said the incident began when an officer at the parking lot was approached and shot severa... Read More
Fallen Hero Constable Brian Bachmann
 Constable Brian Bachmann was shot and killed while performing an eviction at a home on the 200 block of Fidelity Street in College Station at approximately 12:15 pm. After shooting Constable Bachmann, the subject in the home began shooting out of the home, killing one civilian and wounding ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer James C. McBride
 Officer James McBride died as a result of hyponatremia (over-hydration as the result of drinking too much water) while participating in a strenuous bicycle patrol training course. During a 12-mile training ride on the second day of the course, Officer McBride drank as much as three gallons of... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Josh Mitchell
 Deputy Sheriff Josh Mitchell was shot and killed as he and other officers searched for a suicidal suspect in Big Lake, Texas, shortly after 6:00 pm. The suspect was encountered in the 1100 block of Main Street and he opened fire on Deputy Mitchell, fatally wounding him. Deputy Mitchell succ... Read More
Fallen Hero Police Officer Josh Williams
 Police Officer Josh Williams was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver at approximately 1:30 am. He was responding to a disturbance at a fast food restaurant in the 600 block of Highway 77. He was turning into the parking lot when his patrol car was struck on the passenger... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff William Mast, Jr
 Deputy Sheriff William Mast was shot and killed after he and another deputy responded to a call at a trailer home on Hardin Road in Deep Gap, North Carolina, shortly after 1:15 am. A male subject at the scene opened fire on the deputies, killing Deputy Mast. The other deputy was able to ret... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Matthew Tyner
Police Officer Matt Tyner was killed in a motorcycle accident while performing traffic enforcement on Austin Bluffs Parkway, Oro Blanco Drive and Old Farm Drive, shortly after 2:30 pm. His motorcycle collided with another vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. Officer Tyner had served ... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Chad Morimoto
 Officer Chad Morimoto was killed in a motorcycle accident while participating in a training course at approximately 11:45 am. He was performing motorcycle escort training at Mililani District Park when he crashed on Lanikuhana Avenue, between Keaoopua Street and Kuahelani Avenue. Officer... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Nikkii Bostic Jones
 Correctional Officer Nikkii Bostic-Jones was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on California Avenue while walking from the sheriff's office parking lot to the maximum security wing of the county jail just before 11:00 pm. As she crossed the street she was struck by a van, causing he... Read More
Master Police Officer Jeremiah Goodson
 Master Police Officer Jeremiah Goodson was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to arrest a homicide suspect at a local gas station in the 5000 block of Fayetteville Road. Officer Goodson, who was off duty, was at the gas station and recognized the subject as being wanted for... Read More
Three Officers Killed this Weekend in Separate Vehicle...
Dale Stockton | Sunday, July 8, 2012 Over the weekend, three officers have died--one in a motorcycle crash, one in a car crash and one as a result of injuries sustained in an ATV crash. Philadelphia PD Officer Brian Lorenzo, 48, was killed when a wrong-way DUI driver struck his motorcycle at... Read More
Fallen Hero Senior Investigator Thomas M. O'Neill
 Investigator Thomas O'Neill suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after a struggle with a suspect. Investigator O'Neill was on duty and had stopped his department Vehicle at a Mobil Gas Station on Wicks Road in Islip. While at the station, the station attendant asked Investigator O'Neill to... Read More
Fallen Hero Trooper Aaron Beesley
 Trooper Aaron Beesley died after falling from a cliff while performing a search and rescue mission in Salt Lake County. Trooper Beesley, a tactical flight officer for the agency, had been assisting in the search for two missing teenage hikers along the Mount Olympus Trail. The helicopter lo... Read More
Fallen Hero CHP Officer Brett Oswald
 Officer Brett Oswald was killed when he was struck by a vehicle at the scene of an abandoned vehicle. He responded to a report that a vehicle had hit a tree on South River Road in Paso Robles. After investigating, Officer Oswald determined that no accident had occurred and that the vehicle ... Read More
Fallen Hero CHP Officer Justin Wayne McGrory
 Officer Justin McGrory was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a field sobriety test on I-15 in Barstow at 3:38 am. He and his partner had stopped a suspected drunk driver and were administering the tests when he was struck. His partner was not injured. The drunk driver who... Read More
Fallen Hero Agent Victor Soto-Velez
 Agent Victor Soto-Velez was shot and killed from ambush along PR-491, in Camuy, while driving to his home while off duty. Occupants of another vehicle intercepted him and opened fire at his car, firing at least 15 rounds into his vehicle before fleeing. Despite being severely wounded, Agent... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Celena Hollis
 Police Officer Celena Hollis was shot and killed while attempting to breakup a fight at a jazz festival in Denver's City Park shortly after 8:00 pm. Two groups of people had begun to fight and Officer Hollis intervened, attempting to stop the fight. One of the subjects involved in the fight... Read More
Fallen Hero Philip Dennis Ortiz
 Officer Philip Ortiz succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was struck by a vehicle on I-405 in West Los Angeles. He was issuing a traffic citation to a driver when another car, which was driving on the shoulder passing other vehicles, struck him and his motorcycle. Of... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Robert "Bobby" Crapse Sr.
 Deputy Sheriff Bobby Crapse was killed when his patrol vehicle was struck head-on by a wrong way driver on I-95, near mile mark 97 in Chatham County, at approximately 2:15 am. He had just completed a traffic control assignment and was driving back to the north part of Bryan County when the ... Read More
Fallen Hero Reserve Deputy Sheriff William Charles "Charley...
 Reserve Deputy Charley Coen was killed in a single-vehicle crash shortly after midnight while responding to an emergency assistance call in Laverne. He was traveling on Highway 64, about two miles west of Buffalo, when his Dodge Charger patrol car left the roadway on a curve and struck seve... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff Dwayne Charles Hester
 Deputy Sheriff Dwayne Hester was killed in a vehicle collision while responding to an assault in-progress call. Deputy Hester had served with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office for one year and had previously served with the Elizabethtown Police Department for four years. He is survived by ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Marshal Peter Purdy Hillman
 Deputy Marshal Hillman was killed when the prisoner transport van he was riding in was struck by a tractor trailer that crossed the median of Highway 65 in Bakersfield, California, after its driver fell asleep at the wheel. Deputy Marshal Hillman and another deputy marshal were transporting... Read More
Fallen Hero Kevin Ambrose
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Police officer Kevin Ambrose was shot and killed responding to a domestic dispute Monday afternoon at the Lawton Arms apartment complex in the Sixteen Acres neighborhood. An officer's death was confirmed by Sgt. John Delaney, aide to Police Commissioner William Fit... Read More
Englewood Officer Jeremy Bitner dies from hit-and-run...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Jeremy Bitner, the Englewood Police officer hit by a suspected drunk driver early Memorial Day, has passed away, that city’s chief of police announced Tuesday. Bitner, 39, an seven year veteran of the Englewood Police force and also a U.S. military veteran, leaves b... Read More
Fallen Hero Jerry Foster Philpot, II
Officer Jerry Philpot was shot and killed by suspected gang gunfire. One suspect was killed and three others were taken into custody. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison. Officer Philpot is survived by his wife, child, parents, sister, and brother. Read more: http://www.odmp.org/off... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Justin Maples
A Cleveland (Tenn.) Police Officer was killed in a cruiser wreck Sunday night after he crashed into a utility pole while on patrol. Officer Justin Maples, 34, was killed just after 9:30 p.m. in a crash so forceful the cruiser battery was tossed to the other side of South Lee Highway upon impact... Read More
Cleveland Police Department Mourns Beloved Chaplain
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A devout, Cleveland priest known for his kind and caring way of comforting others passed away Thursday. He was 76 years old. Police and parishioners are mourning the loss of Father John Cregan, who was a priest for more than 50 years, serving as pastor of Our Lady of Angel... Read More
Friends, family, co-workers honor fallen police officer
CHESTER — City Patrolman Avery Freeman was laid to rest with full police honors Monday, surrounded by family and friends bonded by blood, badge or both. From the winding motorcade and riderless horse to precision salutes and helicopter flyover, final goodbyes in Chester Rural Cemetery were ... Read More
Fly the Blue Campaign
Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. (C.O.P.S.), a national non-profit headquartered in Camdenton, MO, has kicked off its "Fly the Blue" campaign in preparation for National Police Week 2009. With the signing of Public Law 87-726 in October 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 1... Read More
Fallen Hero Richard B. Hammack
Deputy Richard Hammack was shot and killed while serving a high risk drug warrant. He was struck in the neck, face, and upper body by rifle fire as he ran to assist two other deputies who had been fired upon. Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/335-deputy-richard-b-hammack#ixzz1uZw0UZB3 Read More
CHP Honors Fallen Officers
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) -- The California Highway Patrol added two names to its memorial honoring fallen officers during its annual remembrance of those killed in the line of duty.   Thomas Adams and Robert Quirk were added to the 220 names already on the memorial at the CHP's academy ... Read More
Fallen Hero Deputy Sheriff David Wargo
A Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy who was critically hurt in a parking-lot incident nearly a decade ago succumbed to his injuries this week. David Wargo, 39, will be buried next Tuesday with the honors typically afforded a deputy killed in the line of duty. Wargo died this past Tuesday ... Read More
Fallen Hero Senior Investigator Michael Walters
Senior Investigator Mike Walters was shot and killed as he and other detectives attempted to serve warrants on a man in an apartment complex on Colony Park Drive at approximately 11:15 am. The man was wanted for sexual battery of a minor and possession of child pornography. After entering the apa... Read More
Fallen Hero Officer Lisa Beaulieu
Officer Lisa Beaulieu was struck and killed by a drunk driver while investigating an earlier accident on the Eastex Freeway shortly before 1:00 am. Another vehicle had stopped behind Officer Beaulieu's patrol car, which was positioned in the right travel lane. She approached the vehicle from the ... Read More
Shield of Honor
This is my shield, I bear it before me in battle, But it is not mine alone. It protects my brother on my left. It protects my State. I will never let my brother out of its shadow, Nor my State out of its shelter. I will die With my shield before me Facing the enemy. Read More
Fallen Hero's John Norcross & John McLaughlin
17 years ago today in Haddon Heights, NJ, Patrolman John Norcross and Camden County Prosecuters Office Investigator John McLaughlin were shot and lost their lives in the Line of Duty while attempting to serve a warrant. Read More
Deputy Brian Hayden E.O.W. 04-19-12
Deputy Sheriff Brian Hayden 47 years old,was killed when his patrol truck collided with  another patrol car from on US Highway 70 as the two responded to a shots fired  call involving a third officer. He and an officer from the Choctaw  National Tribal Police were responding to the... Read More
Officer Max Dorley
PROVIDENCE -- Providence police said an officer was killed in a crash Thursday while responding to a call for assistance from another officer. Police said Officer Maxwell Dorley's police cruiser crashed into a telephone pole near the corner of Admiral Street and Huxley Avenue at about 10 a.m. N... Read More
Police Chief Michael Maloney
GREENLAND, N.H. -- The Greenland chief of police was killed and four other officers were wounded as they tried to serve a warrant Thursday at a home in a New Hampshire town near the Massachusetts border The shootout happened at 517 Post Road in Greenland at about 6:30 p.m. Police officers and d... Read More
Deputy Robert Paris
Sam Cohen and Ian McDonald FOX40 News 12:11 a.m. PDT, April 13, 2012 MODESTO— A man who allegedly shot and killed a uniformed deputy and a civilian as they were serving an eviction notice is believed to be dead from a fire, several hours after he barricaded himself inside his apartmen... Read More
Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia
WALPOLE, Mass.—State police say a Norfolk County sheriff's deputy involved in traffic accident while riding a department motorcycle has died. Authorities say Ryan Tvelia (tuh-VELL'-yuh) was involved in a collision with one vehicle on Interstate 95 in Walpole at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, then w... Read More
Kaylee Weisenberg sentenced for local CHP officer's death
The woman who hit and killed a California Highway Patrol officer in Paso Robles in 2010 was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in San Luis Obispo Superior Court Thursday afternoon. A judge denied the motion for a new trial by Kaylee Weisenberg's attorney. Weisenberg was found guilty of murde... Read More
Police death 'A tragedy on Good Friday'
Police death 'a tragedy on Good Friday' One suspect in custody, though charges unknown Updated: Friday, 06 Apr 2012, 10:54 AM CDT Published : Friday, 06 Apr 2012, 3:24 AM CDT Jackie Vega Phill Robb AUSTIN (KXAN) - A three-year veteran of the Austin police department was shot and ... Read More
Murdered state trooper gives gift of sight
Washington State Trooper Tony Radulescu, killed in the line of duty last month, is giving two people the gift of sight.   A 56-year-old woman in California and a 52-year-old man in South Korea can now see because of Trooper Radulescu's generosity. His girlfriend, Gina Miller, hopes his zes... Read More
Remembering a Fallen Hero
Officer Jay Sheridan was shot and killed as he and other officers served a fugitive arrest warrant at approximately 6:10 pm. 3/9/2011 As the officers entered the mobile home where the subject lived the man opened fire on them, fatally wounding Officer Sheridan. Two other officers on the scene rem... Read More
Fallen hero Corrections Officer Britney Muex
Indiana Correctional Officer Killed in Hit-and-Run that Injured 3 Others Updated: Wednesday, 07 Mar 2012, 7:38 AM CST Published : Wednesday, 07 Mar 2012, 7:38 AM CST FOX Chicago News Crown Point, Ind. - One Indiana correctional officer was killed and three other officers were injured when th... Read More



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