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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.

Calif. Cop Killed by Suspected Bank Robber

November 17, 2011
Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer James Capoot was fatally shot Thursday while trying to apprehend a bank robbery suspect. Officer Capoot, 45, was shot after chasing a suspect into a backyard.

Wrong-Way Driver Was Drinking Before He Struck, Killed Ga. Detective

November 14, 2011
A Doraville (Ga.) Police officer was responding to a home invasion call early Monday when a wrong-way driver struck and killed him in a head-on collision on I-20 in DeKalb County.

Video: Ind. K-9 Handler Accidentally Shoots Dog

November 10, 2011
A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office K-9 handler accidentally shot his dog after a probation violator released three pit bulls that attacked the dog while the officers were serving a warrant.

Calif. Officer Dies Following Surgery

November 8, 2011
San Bernardino (Calif.) police officer Daniel Clark died earlier this month after surgery related to an on-duty injury he suffered during a foot pursuit.

After the Fall

November 3, 2011
Anyone wonder what happens to a police officer "after" he or she is killed in the line duty? Unfortunately, I had the sad opportunity and yet the privilege to find out firsthand. Several days ago, 27-year-old Glendale (Ariz.) Police Officer Brad Jones was shot in the line of duty by a suspect who isn't worth the dirt we walk on.

Ariz. Cop Shot by Probationer Was Helpful, Friendly

October 29, 2011
In his four years with the force, Glendale (Ariz.) PD police officer Brad Jones had already made an impression with colleagues and citizens who called in to praise him.

Ga. Officer Killed In Wreck Pursuing Armed Robbers

October 29, 2011
An Albany (Ga.) Police officer was killed and a second was injured in a wreck after their patrol cars collided while the officers pursued two armed robbery suspects.

FBI Releases 2010 LEOKA Report

October 25, 2011
While on duty in 2010, 56 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed, 72 died in accidents, and more than 53,000 were assaulted, according to data in the "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted" report.

Soldier Kills Ga. Deputy, Then Himself

October 23, 2011
An intoxicated soldier who was reportedly firing at vehicles with an M4 semiautomatic rifle fatally shot a Richmond County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy earlier today before killing himself.

Phoenix Cop's 2010 Death Remains a Mystery

October 20, 2011
A death of a Phoenix Police officer who was found fatally shot near the State Capitol in October has been classified as "death unknown," and investigators say evidence suggests it could have been a homicide or suicide.
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