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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.

Fla. Corrections Officer Fatally Stabbed by Inmate

March 19, 2012
Sgt. Ruben Thomas, 24, was stabbed in the neck with a shank by Richard Franklin while on duty at the Columbia Correctional Institution near Lake City in northern Florida.

Indiana C.O. Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver

March 7, 2012
Lake County (Ind.) Sheriff's deputies are searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed corrections deputy Britney Muex while she was jogging with three colleagues.

Fla. Deputy Fatally Shot After Pursuit

March 6, 2012
A female Brevard County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Tuesday morning in Melbourne while investigating a motel burglary. The deputy has been identified by ODMP as Barbara Pill.

Wis. Deputy Dies Fighting Theater Fire

March 6, 2012
A Marathon County (Wis.) Sheriff's deputy died Sunday, after he became trapped in an engulfed theater with two other firefighters. Deputy Jamison Kampmeyer was also a volunteer for the Colby Fire Department.

California Deputy's Fatal Pursuit

March 6, 2012

Yolo County (Calif.) Sheriff's Deputy Tony Diaz was ambushed by Norteño gang member Marco Topete after this 2008 pursuit that was captured on dash cam. Topete was given the death penalty Feb. 8. Source: KCRA.

Suspect In Wash. Trooper's Death Shoots Self

February 23, 2012
A suspect in the shooting death of a Washington State Patrol trooper early Thursday shot himself as SWAT members closed in. Trooper Tony Radulescu was a 16-year veteran of the agency.

Manhunt Underway for Shooter of Wash. Trooper

February 23, 2012
All available officers searched early Thursday for the person who shot and killed a Washington State Patrol trooper during a traffic stop about 20 miles west of Seattle across Puget Sound.
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