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Final Report on Wisconsin Trooper's Murder Shows He Killed His Attacker

July 24, 2015
Mortally wounded, Casper, 21, killed Snyder with just one shot in what was "no doubt" a justifiable trooper shooting, Toney said.

Video: Suspect Arrested in California Sergeant's Shooting Death

July 23, 2015
Fellow officers are remembering a fallen comrade after veteran Hayward, Calif., police Sgt. Scott Lunger was shot and killed in cold blood. Officials say a suspect with gang affiliations has been placed under arrest.

Suspect Arrested in California Sergeant's Shooting Death

July 23, 2015

Fellow officers are remembering a fallen comrade after a veteran Hayward, Calif., police sergeant was reportedly shot and killed in cold blood. Officials say a suspect with gang affiliations has been placed under arrest. More Here.

California Officer Killed in Traffic Stop Shooting

July 22, 2015
The officer, Sergeant Scott Lunger, was killed by an occupant of a vehicle he had stopped. An investigation has led police to a person of interest, but no arrest had been made.

64 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Nationwide in First Half of 2015

July 21, 2015
According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 64 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty during the first half of 2015. This represents a 3% increase over the same period in 2014 in which 62 officers were killed.

New Orleans Officer Succumbs to Injuries from Being Struck by Car on Duty

July 20, 2015
Brown exited the vehicle after one of the recruits parked in the shoulder lane, and while walking near the guardrail, Brown was struck by a Ford Mustang, police say. An unidentified 28-year-old man was driving the Mustang.

New York Cop Killer Gets Life Without Parole

July 17, 2015
Johnson, 39, has lived a life of crime and was a parole absconder when he fatally shot Rochester Officer Daryl Pierson.

Texas Prison Guard Beaten to Death Escorting Violent Inmate

July 16, 2015
A rookie Texas Department of Criminal Justice guard was beaten to death Wednesday at a northeast Texas prison as he was transporting an inmate with an extensive history of attempted escapes and previous beatings of prison personnel from a day room to a cell.

Video: Georgia Corrections Officer Killed in Accident on Prison Grounds

July 15, 2015
The Georgia Department of Corrections is investigating the death of Gregory Dale Mitchell, a 25-year employee at Hays State Prison in Trion, Ga. Officials said his death was an accident.

Georgia Corrections Officer Killed in Accident on Prison Grounds

July 15, 2015

Longtime corrections officer Gregory Dale Mitchell was killed last Tuesday in an accident at Hays State Prison in Trion, Ga. More Here.

Video: Pennsylvania Officer Dies of Injuries from Fall During Chase

July 13, 2015
Scranton, Pa.’s police chief said early Sunday morning officer John Wilding, who was critically injured Saturday morning while chasing robbery suspects through the city’s west side.

Pennsylvania Officer Dies of Injuries from Fall During Chase

July 13, 2015

Scranton, Pa.’s police chief said early Sunday morning officer John Wilding, who was critically injured Saturday morning while chasing robbery suspects through the city’s west side, has died. More Here.

Teen Accomplice in Killing of Utah Sergeant Receives 30-Year Sentence

July 9, 2015

At the end of a long and emotional sentencing hearing on Wednesday afternoon, 4th District Court Judge Darold McDade sentenced the 18-year-old Grunwald to serve 25 years-to-life in prison with the chance of parole. He added another 5-to-life for other charges, bringing the total to 30-to life. More Here.

Video: Teen Accomplice in Killing of Utah Sergeant Receives 30-Year Sentence

July 9, 2015
At the end of a long and emotional sentencing hearing on Wednesday afternoon, 4th District Court Judge Darold McDade sentenced the 18-year-old Grunwald to serve 25 years-to-life in prison with the chance of parole. He added another 5-to-life for other charges, bringing the total to 30-to life.

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Killing New Orleans Officer

July 6, 2015
The suspect accused of killing New Orleans police officer Daryle Holloway, pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of first-degree murder. Orleans Parish prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty in the June 20 shooting death of the 22-year NOPD veteran.

Video: Utah Legislature Votes to Help Families of Fallen Officers

July 2, 2015
"It was so hard when all this first happened because you're so overwhelmed and so numb. So many things are going through your mind like, 'How am I going to pick up all these pieces,'" said Wride's widow, Nannette Wride.

Number of Cop Killings in First Half of 2015 Down Substantially from 2014

June 30, 2015
The number of officers shot and killed by suspects over the first half of 2015 is down substantially at 16 from the 23 officers killed over the same period last year, according to records kept by the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Video: California Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash

June 26, 2015
Responding officers found Bakersfield PD Officer David Nelson's patrol car on fire, having crashed into a wall at Panorama and Mt. Vernon.

California Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash

June 26, 2015

Bakersfield Police confirmed Friday morning that an officer involved in a pursuit that began shortly after 2:30 a.m. has died as a result of injuries suffered when his patrol car slammed into a wall. More Here.

Texas Motor Officer Killed in Crash During Parade Escort

June 26, 2015
Sgt. Korby Kennedy, a San Angelo, Texas, police officer for nearly 20 years, died after an SUV crashed into his motorcycle on Knickerbocker Road.
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