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Detroit Sergeant Collapsed On Duty

February 10, 2012
Detroit PD's Sgt. Almondo Greer-Travis died suddenly Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, while working at the 12th Precinct. He was 40.

Ala. Reserve Deputy Killed In Cruiser Crash

February 9, 2012
A Dale County (Ala.) Sheriff's reserve deputy died from injuries he sustained after crashing his cruiser on the way home after serving papers. Deputy Don Williams apparently suffered a medical condition prior to the crash.

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

February 7, 2012

"Kill me if you can, suckers." That was the taunting sign-off of a letter written to the Gastonia (N.C.) Gazette newspaper last month by convicted killer Danny Hembree Jr.

Ala. City Mourns Slain Officer

February 6, 2012
The Mobile (Ala.) Police Department is mourning the loss of Officer Steven Green, after a robbery suspect fatally stabbed him and fled in the officer's patrol car. The suspect was fatally shot by other officers after a manhunt.

NLEOMF Launches LODD Audio Tribute Program

February 1, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has launched a new audio tribute program that's designed to share the stories of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Nevada C.O. Dies After Inmate Assault

January 31, 2012
Nevada Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin suffered a heart attack after struggling with an inmate at the High Desert State Prison.

Man Charged In Killing of S.C. Officer, Girlfriend

January 29, 2012
Master Cpl. Sandy Rogers, 48, a 27-year veteran of the force, was fatally shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle in an Aiken park about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Neb. Officer Killed In Rollover Crash

January 27, 2012
Lincoln (Neb.) Police Officer Tony Howe was killed in a rollover collision while driving to work on Wednesday night.

Atlanta Cop Struck, Killed While Assisting Another Officer

January 25, 2012
An Atlanta Police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver just north of downtown late Tuesday night.

Ky. Deputy Killed In 3-Car Crash

January 24, 2012
Pike County (Ky.) Sheriff's Deputy James Thacker was killed in a three-car accident late Monday.

Stabbed Ark. C.O. Was Checking Inmate for Contraband

January 23, 2012
Sgt. Barbara Ester, 47, was investigating a report of an inmate wearing an unauthorized pair of tennis shoes when she was stabbed multiple times at the East Arkansas Unit near Brickeys.

Honolulu Police Officer Killed In Fiery Crash

January 23, 2012
A Honolulu Police officer was killed Saturday, after stopping to help a couple who had been stranded on the H-1 freeway.

La. Deputy Killed In Head-On Crash

January 19, 2012
Calcasieu Parish (La.) Sheriff's Office deputy Randall Benoit died in a head-on collision Wednesday in Carlyss. Dep. Benoit was killed when a Ford Focus driven by Charles Harrell, 28, crossed the center line and struck his patrol car.

Body of Missing Missouri Trooper Found

January 13, 2012
Searchers have discovered the body of a missing Missouri Highway Patrol trooper who was swept away by Missouri River flood waters last summer.

Ariz. Deputy Shot by Burglar at Medical Plaza

January 8, 2012
A Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot early Sunday after a burglary suspect opened fire at him at an Anthem medical plaza. The deputy was wearing body armor, but was shot by rifle fire.

FLEOA Foundation Supports Families of Slain Federal LEOs

January 7, 2012
The foundation of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) has set up memorial funds to assist the families of two fallen federal officers. The funds will benefit the families of ATF Special Agent John Capano and Park Ranger Margaret Anderson, who were killed by gunfire.

Firearms-Related LE Deaths Officers Continue In 2012

January 6, 2012
The past week was especially deadly for law enforcement, as three officers were killed on duty in the first five days of the year. Firearms-related fatalities accounted all of the fatalities.

Utah Officer Killed, Five Wounded in Drug Raid

January 5, 2012
An Ogden (Utah) Police officer, among six gunned down Wednesday night while serving a search warrant, has died from his injuries.

Park Ranger Fatally Shot at Mt. Rainer National Park

January 2, 2012
Park Ranger Margaret Anderson was fatally shot following a New Year's Day traffic stop. Authorities searched for the suspect early Monday, as the park was closed and evacuated.

Minn. Cop Shot In Head Succumbs To Injuries

December 31, 2011
The small southeastern Minnesota town of Lake City is in mourning this weekend over the death of police officer Shawn Schneider, shot in the head early last week during a domestic call.
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