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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.

N.J. Cop Killed In DWI Crash

October 16, 2011
Mount Arlington (N.J.) Police officer Joseph Wargo was killed when a drunk driver traveling at a high rate of speed collided into his patrol car. Officer Wargo, 38, was on patrol when he was struck while driving east on Route 80 at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Iowa Cop Killed Self On Duty

October 14, 2011
An Anamosa (Iowa) Police officer who was found earlier this month at a pedestrian bridge took his own life while on duty, Chief Bob Simonson announced.

Mich. Cop Fatally Struck by Fleeing Bank Robbers

October 13, 2011
A Walker (Mich.) Police officer who deployed stop sticks to halt fleeing bank robbery suspects was struck and killed near Interstate 96 in western Michigan on Thursday. The suspects were killed in an ensuing gun battle with police.

Pa. Cop Ambushed by Fugitive who Threatened Police

October 13, 2011
Lower Burrell (Pa.) Police Patrolman Derek Kotecki was shot and killed at a Dairy Queen restaurant Wednesday evening as police tried to arrest a wanted fugitive. Officer Kotecki, 40, was an 18-year veteran and the department's K-9 officer.

Miss. Capt. Struck, Killed Deploying Spike Strips

October 7, 2011
A Grenada (Miss.) Police officer deploying spike strips to stop a stolen vehicle was struck and killed by that vehicle. Capt. John Haddock died at the scene on Mississippi Highway 8 near the intersection of Interstate 55.

Iowa Officer's Duty Death Not Suspicious

October 3, 2011
The Anamosa (Iowa) Police department lost one of its patrol officers in a line-of-duty death the chief has said did not involve suspicious circumstances. Officer David Shane Riches, 34, was a full time Anamosa officer, and a part time deputy for the Jones County Sheriff's Department.

Two Okla. Deputies Killed In Wreck with Semi

October 1, 2011
Deputies Tim Lowery and Mike Roberts were travelling west on Highway 39 four miles west of Highway 177. The deputies crested a hill, when they encountered a semi hauling a lowboy trailer that was attempted to make a U-turn.

La. Wildlife Officer Found Dead In the Woods

September 30, 2011
Sgt. Paul Stuckey, 47, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division was found just outside of St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish. The officer's body was found at the old ferry landing near the banks of the Mississippi River at daybreak.

N.D. Deputy Dies After Physical Arrest with Drunk Driver

September 28, 2011
Burleigh County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Sleeper collapsed shortly before 1 a.m., after helping Deputy Jon Eide arrest Robbie Del James Roberson during a physical confrontation.

Chicago Officer's Death Attributed To Inhaling Cleaning Fluid

September 21, 2011
The autopsy of Kevin Robinson, 42, shows he died of a lung illness from inhaling the noxious fumes. Robinson, a 15-year veteran of the department, died April 4.
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