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Dep. Jesse Valdez III of the Harris County (Texas) Sheriff's Office was killed in a head-on crash Wednesday, and the driver believed to be responsible is in jail. More Here.
Pomona (Calif.) PD Officer Shaun Diamond, 45, was pronounced dead overnight at a Pasadena hospital where he was admitted Tuesday in "extremely critical condition" after being shot during a motorcycle gang investigation Tuesday morning. More Here.
A Ventura County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy killed Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run crash involving a driver arrested on suspicion of DUI was identified as an 11-year department veteran who pursued his passion for law enforcement after coming to the United States from Ukraine. More Here.
The rookie officer, 24-year-old Anthony Haase, died from his injuries after wrecking his cruiser on Idalia Road near Highway 528. He is remembered as both a promising young police officer and a star on the baseball field. More Here.
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in the first half of 2014 officer fatalities increased 31% over the same time period in 2013. The only thing we can do is train for the unexpected, and prepare ourselves for that one day that may never happen.
On Tuesday just before 2 p.m., Officer Jordan Corder of the Covina (Cailf.) Police Department was traveling southbound on Citrus Avenue when his motorcycle collided with a Honda CR-V that was turning left. The officer was in pursuit of a motorcyclist who fled and has not been located. Read More.