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First Black Federal Officer Killed In 1883 Honored

May 15, 2012
William Henderson Foote's name had been forgotten until this week, when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) honored him as the first black federal officer killed in the line of duty.

FBI: 2 of 3 Slain Officers Wore Body Armor

May 14, 2012
In 2011, 72 officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty. That number was 16 more than the 56 officers slain in 2010. Also, 50 officers were killed in accidents, a decrease of 22 officers compared with the 72 officers accidentally killed in 2010.

Police Week Vigil Honors Sacrifice of Fallen Officers

May 13, 2012
This year's National Police Week's candlelight vigil paid homage to the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2011 and as far back as 1852.

Kansas Officer's Final Hours Described

May 4, 2012
On Saturday, the city will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Officer Matthews, who is believed to be the first Topeka officer killed in the line of duty.

Ariz. Deputy Dragged by Truck Dies 9 Years Later

May 3, 2012
A Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy has succumbed to injuries he sustained nine years ago, when he was dragged by a truck in a parking lot. Deputy David Wargo, 39, will be given full honors when he's buried next week. He died Tuesday.

Miss. Investigator Killed Serving Warrant on Pedophile

May 1, 2012
A Pearl (Miss.) Police Department officer was fatally shot and two others were injured inside an apartment on Tuesday while serving a warrant for sexual battery and molestation.

Memorial Set for Okla. Deputy Killed In Crash

April 23, 2012
A funeral has been scheduled for Thursday for a Choctaw County (Okla.) Sheriff's deputy who was killed in a collision on U.S. Highway 70 in southeastern Oklahoma.

R.I. Officer Killed In Crash Responding to Disturbance

April 19, 2012
A Providence (R.I.) Police officer has succumbed to injuries he sustained after crashing his police vehicle while responding as backup to a disturbance call.

N.C. Corrections Officer Dies After Fall

April 16, 2012
A North Carolina corrections officer has died after falling down the stairs, the state's Department of Public Safety announced Monday. Officer William Wright, 31, has succumbed to injuries sustained after he fell while climbing a metal staircase at the Mountain View Correctional Facility in Spruce Pine.

Urban Counter-Ambush Tactics

April 14, 2012

The counter-ambush tactics discussed in this article will provide you with simple ways to respond to calls for service so that an ambush is less likely to occur. The tactics discussed are not super-secret SWAT or ERT procedures, nor sensitive military operations plans.

N.H. Police Chief Killed, 4 Wounded In Drug Raid

April 13, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Michael Maloney was eight days from retirement when he was gunned down during the raid targeting Cullen Mutrie, 29, at a Post Road home.

Calif. Deputy's Shooting Leads To 11-Hour Standoff

April 13, 2012
More than 100 officers surrounded a Modesto, Calif., apartment complex, following the fatal shooting of a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy on Thursday.

Mass. Deputy Killed In Motorcycle Crash

April 10, 2012
A Norfolk County (Mass.) Sheriff's Office deputy was killed today, after his police motorcycle collided with two vehicles while on his way to join a funeral service honor guard.

Mass. Motor Deputy's Fatal Wreck

April 10, 2012

A Norfolk County (Mass.) Sheriff's deputy was killed after his police motorcycle collided with two vehicles while on his way to join a funeral service honor guard. Read the full story here.

Tenn. Sgt. Killed Saving Firefighters

April 9, 2012
Kenny Fox, a sergeant for the Decatur County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office and the fire chief of District 3 in Decaturville, died Saturday morning after saving the lives of two other volunteer firefighters by pushing them out of the way before a roof collapsed in a fire.

Video: Texas Cop Fatally Shot at Walmart

April 6, 2012
An Austin (Texas) Police Department officer was fatally shot after responding to a report of an intoxicated man at a Walmart early Friday. Senior Police Officer Jaime Padron was shot in the neck at point-blank range after arriving at the Walmart off I-35 near Parmer Lane.

Austin Chief Briefs Media on LODD

April 6, 2012

Austin (Texas) Police Chief Art Acevedo briefs the media about the fatal shooting of Officer Jamie Padron early Friday at a Walmart. Read the full story here.

Fallen Federal Heroes

April 4, 2012

Since Christmas, the federal law enforcement community has lost five heroes. Two were fatally wounded by gunfire, one drowned during a rescue effort, and two succumbed to severe medical attacks.

Va. Deputy Killed In Crash

April 2, 2012
A Charles City County (Va.) Sheriff's deputy was killed while responding as backup to another deputy, when he cruiser struck a tree.

Texas Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 24, 2012
The Department of Public Safety says 32-year-old Trooper Javier Arana Jr. was responding to a pursuit call shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his patrol car was struck at an intersection by a Ford Ranger.
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