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Search Result: Duty Deaths

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Florida Deputy Killed During Four-County Pursuit

July 3, 2011
Hernando County (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy John Mecklenburg was killed near U.S. 41 and Painter Place after losing control of his cruiser, veering onto the shoulder, and hitting a tree.

Memphis Officer Fatally Shot at Downtown Hotel

July 3, 2011
Officer Timothy Warren was hit by gunfire while inside the hotel. Officer Warren, 39, was apparently shot in the head and pronounced dead at the Regional Medical Center following the shooting.

15-Year-Old Faces First Degree Murder In Canadian Cop's Death

June 30, 2011
The teen's name will not be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He was charged late Tuesday night in the hospital where he remains in serious condition. Under the Criminal Code of Canada, killing a police officer with or without intent results in an automatic first-degree murder charge.

Pennsylvania K-9 Officer Shot During Foot Pursuit

June 30, 2011
This morning, Deputy Kyle Pagerly succumbed to injuries suffered when he was shot in the head with an AK-47 by Matthew Connor, 25, late Wednesday at an Albany Township residence.

Video: Texas Deputy Killed In Head-On with Pickup

June 27, 2011
One Brazoria County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy was killed and a second was critically injured in a late-Sunday crash with a pickup truck that struck their cruiser head on.

Louisiana Officer Lost Control of Cruiser After Hitting Bicycle

June 27, 2011
Officer Russell A. George was traveling south on U.S. 165 around 2:50 a.m. Sunday. After striking a bicycle that was on the pavement in an inside lane, Officer George lost control of his vehicle, which began spinning and then veered off the right side of the highway.

Virginia Trooper's Cruiser Struck In Intersection

June 27, 2011
Adam Bowen, 28, died instantly in the Friday accident. Trooper Bowen was heading west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when he entered the intersection with Madison Drive and collided with an eastbound Hyundai Elantra.

Navajo Nation Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Call

June 26, 2011
A Navajo Nation sergeant died as a result of gunshot wounds suffered while responding to a domestic violence call in the small town of Kaibito, Ariz., south of Page.

An Unsung Lifesaver

June 24, 2011
Upon hearing of the circumstances surrounding his friend's death, Houze decided to do everything he could to ensure that his friend's death would not be in vain.

Calif. Officer Collapses at Firearms Training

June 15, 2011
Officer Kevin Sandoval, 23, was with other South Pasadena PD officers at the Burro Canyon Shooting Park when he collapsed shortly before 2 p.m and hit his head. He was given first aid at the scene and flown to Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora, where he was pronounced dead.

N.Y. Deputy Killed In Collision Near Pa. Border

June 13, 2011
Chemung County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Alexander, 26, and a 77-year-old driver were killed in a head-on collision shortly before noon on Sunday.

Veteran Detroit Officer Struck by Wrong-Way Driver Succumbs to Injuries

June 12, 2011
Detroit Police Officer Charles Armour has died as a result of injuries he sustained a week ago, when he was struck by a wrong-way driver while directing traffic.

N.C. Deputy Killed Serving Warrant with U.S. Marshals

June 10, 2011
Nash County (N.C.) Sheriff's Investigator Warren "Sneak" Lewis was fatally shot late Thursday, while attempting to serve a homicide warrant as a member of the Eastern North Carolina Fugitive Task Force.

Shotgun-Wielding DV Subject Shoots N.Y. Deputy

June 8, 2011
An Oneida County (N.Y.) Sheriff's deputy with almost four years of service was fatally shot by a man who had barricaded himself in his Augusta home, after threatening to kill his live-in girlfriend.

Tennessee Deputy Shot by Estranged Husband

June 8, 2011
Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Deputy Richard "Keith" Bellar succumbed Tuesday to injuries he sustained when a separated husband shot him in the head earlier in the week.

Officer Who Responded to Joplin Tornado Dies from Lightning Injuries

June 3, 2011
Officer Jefferson "Jeff" Taylor, who was struck by lightning on Monday, May 23, while on tornado disaster response duty in Joplin, passed away at a hospital here on Friday. He was 31 years old. He worked for Riverside, a suburb on the north side of Kansas City.

Man Charged in Houston Officer's Death is MS-13 Member, Prosecutors Say

June 1, 2011
Prosecutors say a twice deported illegal immigrant accused of intoxication manslaughter in the death of a Houston police officer is an admitted member of MS-13. The defense denies the claim.

Open If...I Don't Come Home

June 1, 2011

There are steps you can take now to make life easier on your loved ones should you fall on duty. You need an "Open If" file.

Drunk Driver Arrested In Killing of Houston Cop

May 29, 2011
While interviewing a witness involved in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday, Houston Police Officer Kevin Will was struck and killed by a drunk driver weaving around emergency vehicles and a police barrier while intoxicated.

Texas Deputy Ambushed at Traffic Light

May 28, 2011
Sgt. Kenneth Vann, 48, was killed without warning at about 2:12 a.m. as he sat in his cruiser at a red light on the East Side of San Antonio. Vann was a patrol supervisor and 24-year member of the force.
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