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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.

Iowa Trooper Dies In Fiery Rollover Crash

September 20, 2011
Trooper Mark Toney was driving with emergency lights activated when his vehicle left the roadway, rolled about 50 yards, and burst into flames.

Prosecutor: Suspects Partied After Killing Officer

September 20, 2011
A South Side man seeking to avenge an earlier shooting killed Chicago Police Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez in a volley of bullets, then drove to a friend's house where he partied with his buddies, prosecutors told jurors today as his trial opened.

No Bail for Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Delaware Sgt.

September 16, 2011
Sgt. Joseph Szczerba, 44, had responded to a call for a disorderly person in the Penn Acres community. Szczerba, an 18-year veteran, chased a man on foot. As the two struggled, the man stabbed the officer in the neck.

Hawaii Officer Fatally Struck at Vehicle Stop

September 14, 2011
Officers Eric Fontes and Herman Scanlan were attending to a black SUV that was stopped along Farrington Highway near Ko Olina at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. A pickup truck struck one of the police vehicles at the scene.

Texas Constable Collapses After Guarding Burned Homes

September 11, 2011
Travis County Constable Cpl. Kevin Aigner died after guarding homes damaged in the Steiner Ranch wildfire. Cpl. Aigner, 38, began having trouble breathing late Saturday and was rushed to Seton Medical Center.

Texas Sgt. Ejected From Vehicle In Fatal Crash

August 28, 2011
Sgt. Mark Scianna, 49, died in the crash that occurred while he was working his normal overnight traffic supervisor shift. His police vehicle rolled and struck a second utility pole after ejecting the officer.

Report: 40% of Officers Shot This Year Were Ambushed

August 25, 2011
Of the 50 officers killed by gunfire this year, which is a 32 percent increase from the same time last year, at least 19 were victims of ambush or surprise attacks.

Ala. Officer Removed from Life Support; Organs Harvested

August 25, 2011
Anniston (Ala.) Police Officer Justin Sollohub was removed from life support Thursday, a day after he was shot in the head while chasing a suspect. Officer Sollohub was taken off life support at 3:05 p.m. local time on Thursday, so doctors could harvest his organs for transplant.

Tenn. Constable Succumbs to Wounds From Crash

August 23, 2011
Constable Ross Potter of Carter County's Sixth District was traveling on Highway 91 on Aug. 4 when his department vehicle left the roadway near Blue Springs Road and struck a utility pole.

Army Civilian Officer Collapses During Agility Test

August 19, 2011
A Department of the Army civilian police officer died Thursday morning during the running portion of the Physical Agility Test at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

Missouri Officer Killed Laying Spike Strips

August 16, 2011
Caruthersville (Mo.) Police officer Evan Burns was killed while attempting to lay out spike strips to stop a fleeing suspect heading south on Interstate 55.
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