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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.

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.
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