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Search Result: Duty Deaths

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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.

Calif. Motor Officer Killed Escorting Officer's Funeral

May 26, 2011
Hawthorne PD's Officer Andrew Garton, 44, was killed during the 12:34 p.m. accident, and El Segundo Police Sgt. Rex Fowler was injured when the officers collided on Hawthorne Boulevard near 227th Street in Torrance.

Maryland Trooper Killed In Crash Pursuing Motorcycle

May 23, 2011
Maryland State Trooper Shaft Hunter was killed when his police cruiser crashed into a tractor-trailer while pursuing a motorcycle on I-95 in Howard County. Hunter, 39, was killed at 2:40 a.m. Saturday.

Alabama Motor Officer Killed Escorting Funeral

May 22, 2011
A Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Police officer was killed, when a driver in a funeral procession made an unexpected U-turn and struck the motor officer.

Train Strikes Border Patrol SUV During Pursuit, Killing Two Agents

May 12, 2011
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were killed early Thursday, when a train struck and dragged their vehicle while the agents were pursuing suspected drug smugglers.

Video: Ohio Sgt. Struck, Killed Laying Stop Sticks

May 10, 2011
Sgt. Brian Dulle, 36, was setting up stop sticks at State Route 42 and Utica Road further south. The suspect's vehicle struck Sgt. Dulle, killing him instantly, Sheriff Larry Sims said during a media briefing.

Ohio Sgt. Killed Placing Stop Sticks

May 10, 2011

Warren County (Ohio) Sheriff's Sgt. Brian Dulle, 36, was struck and killed while setting up stop sticks to halt a high-speed pursuit.

Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of Tennessee Trooper

May 8, 2011
Troopers Andy Wall and Buddy Head were riding their motorcycles on Sam Ridley Parkway in front of Stonecrest Hospital in Smyrna at 2 p.m., when a crash occurred involving three vehicles and the two state troopers.
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