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N.J. Trooper Killed in Collision with Deer

June 1, 2015

A New Jersey State Trooper was killed and another was injured when their patrol vehicle struck a deer early Saturday morning. More Here.

Man Charged with Murder of Colorado Cadet

June 1, 2015
The driver accused of hitting and killing Colorado State Patrol Cadet Taylor Thyfault, 21, and injuring a trooper last month was formally charged today with 16 counts including first-degree murder and attempted murder.

Georgia Police Detective Dies in Surgery

June 1, 2015
An East Point (Ga.) PD detective and member of the SWAT team died in surgery Thursday due to health problems caused by an on-duty injury 12 years ago.

Video: Police Supporters Block Westboro Protesters at Omaha Officer's Funeral

May 28, 2015
Hundreds of supporters came to the funeral of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco to shield mourners from a handful of protesters.

Police Supporters Block Westboro Protesters at Omaha Officer's Funeral

May 28, 2015

Hundreds of supporters came to the funeral of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco to shield mourners from a handful of protesters Tuesday. About 20 minutes before the 11 a.m. funeral was to start, the five protesters from Westboro Baptist Church left. More Here.

Mississippi Corrections Officer Dies in Crash

May 26, 2015
Sgt. Iris Smith, 53, of the Mississippi Department of Corrections died instantly when the MDOC van she was driving collided with the back of an 18-wheeler as she was escorting an inmate between hospitals.

New Mexico Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect in Custody

May 26, 2015
A Rio Rancho, N.M., police officer died at the hospital after being shot late Monday night. Police are still searching for a suspect.

New Orleans Officer Found Shot Dead in Police Cruiser

May 24, 2015

The New Orleans Police Department says a 45-year-old Housing Authority of New Orleans officer was found shot to death inside his police cruiser early Sunday morning in Central City. More Here.

Video: New Orleans Officer Found Shot Dead in Police Cruiser

May 24, 2015
The New Orleans Police Department says a 45-year-old Housing Authority of New Orleans officer was found shot to death inside his police cruiser early Sunday morning in Central City.

Omaha Officer Killed, Suspect Dead

May 21, 2015

Officer Kerrie Orozco had been with the department for approximately seven-and-a-half years. She worked in the gang unit and is survived by her husband, two stepchildren, and a baby born in February. More Here.

Video: Omaha Officer Killed, Suspect Dead

May 20, 2015
Officer Kerrie Orozco had been with the department for approximately seven-and-a-half years. She worked in the gang unit and is survived by her husband, two stepchildren, and a baby born in February.

Houston Officer Struck, Killed During Vehicle Pursuit while Laying Spike Strips

May 18, 2015
McClelland said gunshots were fired during the chase. He said the suspect climbed out of the U-Haul vehicle and carjacked the driver of a mini-van. He pushed the driver out of the van and continued to lead officers on the chase along Kirkwood.

Arkansas Reserve Deputy Killed in Shootout with Burglary Suspect

May 15, 2015

Arkansas State Police said Sonny Smith, 42 and an 11-year veteran of the Johnson County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office, died after being shot about 2:30 a.m. about 15 miles east of Clarksville. More Here.

Video: Arkansas Reserve Deputy Killed in Shootout with Burglary Suspect

May 15, 2015
A reserve Johnson County, Ark., deputy was fatally shot overnight while confronting a suspect in a burglary, authorities said.

FBI Says Ballistic Vests, Seat Belts Not Worn in Many Officer Deaths

May 13, 2015
Of the 46 officers killed by firearms in 2014, 11 were not wearing bullet-resistant vests. During the same period, 10 of 28 officers killed in vehicle accidents were not wearing seat belts. Six of the 10 auto accident victims, according to the FBI report, were ejected from their vehicles during the crashes.

Suspected Shooter of Slain Mississippi Officers Could Face Death Penalty

May 12, 2015
Accused shooter Marvin Banks has mental problems and is addicted to drugs, appearing high in photos after he was arrested, his mother said Monday.

Slain Mississippi Officers Mourned, 4 Suspects to Appear in Court

May 11, 2015
One of the slain officers was shot in the face and the other under his vest, according to Commissioner of Public Safety Albert Santa Cruz.

Utah Jury Finds Woman Guilty of Murder in Killing of Sgt. Cory Wride

May 11, 2015

Grunwald was found guilty of 11 of the 12 charges she faced. The only charge the jury acquitted her on was attempted aggravated murder involving a Utah Highway Patrol trooper whom prosecutors said was shot at during a high-speed chase on I-15 on Jan. 30, 2014. More Here.

Video: Utah Jury Finds Woman Guilty of Murder in Killing of Sgt. Cory Wride

May 11, 2015
Grunwald was found guilty of 11 of the 12 charges she faced. The only charge the jury acquitted her on was attempted aggravated murder involving a Utah Highway Patrol trooper whom prosecutors said was shot at during a high-speed chase on I-15 on Jan. 30, 2014.

2 Mississippi Officers Slain at Traffic Stop, Suspects in Custody

May 10, 2015
The shooting death of two police officers Saturday night during a traffic stop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, prompted a statewide manhunt that led to the arrests of three suspects, according to officials.
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