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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.

Police Fatalities Rise 13% In 2011

December 28, 2011
The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms made 2011 a deadly year for officers now dealing with greater challenges in an already hazardous profession. For the first time in 14 years, the number of officers killed by gunfire (68) surpassed the number killed in traffic-related accidents (64).

Fla. Motor Cop Killed In Crash

December 27, 2011
A Seminole County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash, after a driver pulled out in front of him while turning left on Monday afternoon. Deputy Matt Miller served with the agency for nearly 24 years.

Fla. Officer Succumbs to Wounds

December 22, 2011
A central Florida police officer who was shot in the head while searching a suspect "will not and cannot recover" from his injuries, Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack said during a press conference.

1 Officer Killed, 1 Wounded in S.C. Shootout

December 21, 2011
Local police and the Aiken, S.C., community are in mourning today after an Aiken County Public Safety officer is dead and another officer and a suspect were shot Tuesday evening following a traffic stop.

Virginia Cop Dies During Dive Training

December 20, 2011
A member of the Chesapeake (Va.) Police Department's dive team died during a training exercise at Oak Grove Lake Park on Tuesday.

Alleviating Line-of-Duty Trauma

December 20, 2011
Concerns of Police Survivors will offer several training sessions to help agencies better prepare for the trauma that follows a line-of-duty death. The sessions will also cover survivor benefits, police disability, police suicide, and helping affected co-workers.

Sgt. Collapses After Responding to Bridge Jumper

December 19, 2011
A United States Park Police sergeant collapsed and died, after responding to help a critically injured man who had jumped into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal from the Key Bridge.

Pa. Officer Killed at Traffic Stop, Backup Cop Wounded

December 19, 2011
A part-time East Washington (Pa.) Police officer was fatally shot and a second officer was wounded in a gunfight late Sunday following a traffic stop in Webster.

Ga. Deputy Killed In Crash

December 19, 2011
Butts County (Ga.) Sheriff Deputy Ronnie Eugene Smith was killed while responding to a call late Saturday.

Mont. Deputy Struck, Killed Directing Traffic

December 15, 2011
The Blaine County (Mont.) Sheriff's Office Undersheriff Patrick Pyette has died after being hit by a vehicle on Route 2 in the northern part of the state.

Investigation Continues In Kansas Officer's Death

December 14, 2011
An investigation continued Wednesday into why an Atchison, Kan., man fatally shot an officer and then himself.

Slain N.C. Deputy Remembered As 'Good Guy' Lawman

December 14, 2011
Mourners filled a college auditorium to honor Moore County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Rick Rhyne as a dedicated, professional who made an impression even on those he arrested.

166 Officers Killed on Duty in 2011

December 13, 2011
The NYPD officer gunned down by a violent ex-con in Brooklyn Monday became the 166th police officer killed in the line of duty this year, a 14% jump from 2010, according to a national law enforcement group.

NYPD Officer Killed Breaking Up Robbery

December 12, 2011
A New York City police officer was shot in the face and killed while responding to a call of a robbery in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said.

Va. Tech Officer Shot, Killed On Campus

December 8, 2011
Virginia Tech University spokesman Mark Owczarski told the Associated Press a campus police officer stopped a vehicle shortly after noon today in the school's Coliseum parking lot, near McComas Hall.

N.Y. Sheriff's K-9 Dies In Building Search

December 6, 2011
Niagara County Sheriff's Deputy Craig Beiter and Rocky were searching St. Mary's Hospital in Niagara Falls on Sunday, when Rocky jumped over a over a three-foot retaining wall and fell about 60 feet to his death.

Mo. Chief Succumbs to Crash Injuries

December 5, 2011
The Leadwood (Mo.) Police Chief has died of injuries he suffered in a crash while on duty last week. Chief Jerry Hicks' vehicle lost control after hitting ice.

Decorated SWAT Cop's Watch Ends Too Soon

November 28, 2011
In the days following Officer Capoot's death, we learned more about the man. Jim was a dedicated, respected, and outstanding police officer, as well as a warmly generous human being.

Fallen Seattle Cop Honored 76 Years After Death

November 22, 2011
A Seattle Police officer killed in the line of duty in 1935 has been awarded the state's Law Enforcement Medal of Honor. Officer Olof Wilson was on foot patrol, when he crossed the street to answer a police call box and was struck by a drunk driver.
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