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Two Deputies Killed, Two Wounded In La. Ambushes

August 16, 2012
Two Louisiana sheriff's deputies were fatally shot and two others injured early Thursday in a pair of shootings west of New Orleans. Five suspects are in custody.

Video: Ark. Officer's Fatal Shooting

August 9, 2012
The Trumann (Ark.) Police Department's chief said patrol car video showing a fatal shooting of his officer will be a lesson for current and future officers on the agency.

Fatal Shooting at Ark. T-Stop

August 9, 2012

A Trumann (Ark.) Police officer was fatally shot during this deadly traffic stop that the agency's police chief says he will use as a training video for younger officers. A fuller version of the footage can be viewed on YouTube. Read the full story here.

Mexico To Try Man In Ore. Deputy's Death

August 7, 2012
An injured suspect who limped away from his Oregon home and two murder charges stemming from a car crash that killed his cousin and a sheriff's deputy probably never will face justice in Oregon, the prosecutor said Monday.

Texas Deputy Killed, Suspect In Custody After Stand-off

August 2, 2012
The man who allegedly shot a Reagan County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy and barricaded himself in his home was taken into custody Thursday, after SWAT officers entered the rear of the residence.

Wis. Deputy Killed In Crash With Tow Truck

July 31, 2012
A Milwaukee County (Wis.) Sheriff's deputy died Tuesday after his agency truck struck the rear of a flatbed tow truck. Deputy Sergio Aleman was driving a sheriff's truck that provides service to disabled motorists.

Texas Cop Killed In Crash with Drunk Driver

July 30, 2012
A veteran officer with the Waxahachie (Texas) Police Department was killed early Saturday, when a drunk driver slammed into his patrol car. Josh Williams, a 17-year veteran, was responding to a disturbance call when his cruiser was struck by an SUV on Highway 77.

Mass. Cop Killed By Dump Truck

July 26, 2012
A Westfield (Mass.) Police officer died early Thursday after he was struck by a dump truck while directing traffic at a construction site. Officer Jose Torres, a 27-year veteran, succumbed to injuries he sustained in the accident at 44 Pontoosic Road.

Rural N.C. Deputy Killed In Trailer Gunfight

July 26, 2012
A Watauga County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot early Thursday after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at a trailer in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Mass. C.O. Killed During Perimeter Check

July 25, 2012
Middlesex County (Mass.) Sheriff's Corrections Officer Edward "Teddy" Dillon III was killed early Wednesday in a vehicle crash while performing a perimeter check at the sheriff's facilities.

Colo. Motor Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

July 25, 2012
Matthew Tyner, a 13-year veteran of the department, was riding his motorcycle and conducting traffic enforcement when he collided with a vehicle on Austin Bluffs Parkway near Oro Blanco Drive.

Honolulu Motor Cop Killed In Training Exercise

July 24, 2012
Officer Chad Morimoto, an eight-year veteran, was performing the training at the Mililani District Park when he crashed on Lanikuhana Avenue.

$3M Bond Set for Man Who Struck, Killed Ill. C.O.

July 23, 2012
Bond was set Saturday at $3 million for a Little Village man with a history of DUIs who was charged with reckless homicide for the deadly hit and run accident that claimed the life of a Cook County correctional officer.

Off-Duty N.C. Cop Shot at Gas Station

July 17, 2012
An off-duty Lumberton (N.C.) Police Department officer was fatally shot Tuesday as he and another officer attempted to apprehend a murder suspect. Master Police Officer Jeremiah Goodson had six years of service.

Police Deaths Fall 43% In First Half of 2012

July 9, 2012
The number of line-of-duty deaths fell precipitously during the first half of 2012, as law enforcement agencies focused on officer safety measures. Through June, 53 officers lost their lives on duty compared to the 94 who were killed through the same period of 2011, a 43.6% drop.

Philly Cop Killed by Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

July 9, 2012
Officer Brian Lorenzo, a 23-year veteran and member of the department's elite Highway Patrol unit, was killed early Sunday on Interstate 95 while riding his Harley-Davidson Road King.

N.J. Officer Killed In Early Morning Wreck

July 9, 2012
Officer Christopher Reeves died at the scene following the crash at 3rd and Broad streets. Officer Reeves' partner, Officer Jonathan Seidel, was seriously injured in the crash

Border Patrol Agent Dies In ATV Crash

July 9, 2012
A Border Patrol agent was killed in west Texas late Friday in an ATV crash near the Fort Hancock port of entry. Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr., 29, was patrolling along the border fence about a half-mile from the entry point when the accident occurred.

Tenn. Trooper Suffers Heart Attack On Duty

July 6, 2012
A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper suffered a heart attack and died while on duty, the agency has announced. Trooper Ronnie Hale, 57, was a 15-year veteran of the agency.

Memoirs From Heaven Bereavement Website Launched

July 5, 2012
Memoirs from Heaven has launched a website with the same name that allows online posting of first person-authored posthumous bereavement letters and cards.
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