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Cartel Operators Killed ICE Agent At Trafficking Checkpoint

February 16, 2011
Zapata and partner Victor Avila were traveling between Mexico City and Monterrey when they were stopped by cartel operators near San Luis Potosi. The agents were in a blue Suburban with diplomatic plates and identified themselves as diplomats.

U.S. Marshal Killed Serving Warrant In West Virginia

February 16, 2011
Three U.S. marshals were shot while serving a warrant in Elkins, W. Va., with state police this morning at the home of a suspect who had failed to appear in court on drug and firearms charges.

Two ICE Agents Shot In Mexico, One Dies

February 15, 2011
The agents were traveling in a sports-utility vehicle, when gangsters in other vehicles stopped them. The agents were apparently identifying themselves when they were fired upon.

Ohio Officer Struck, Killed by Vehicle While Directing Traffic

February 15, 2011
A Uniontown (Ohio) Police officer has succumbed to injuries from being struck by an SUV while directing traffic near a school. Capt. Dan Stiles, 46, was struck at approximately 7:50 am. today. He was wearing a reflective vest, and the driver stated she did not see him.

Stray Trailer Strikes Arizona Tribal Officer's Cruiser, Killing Him

February 14, 2011
San Carlos Apache Police Officer Aaron Peru, 26, was killed Sunday, when a stray trailer struck his vehicle, while he headed to an afternoon meeting.

Conn. Officer To Be Honored 117 Years After Duty Death

February 14, 2011
A Fairfield, Conn., sheriff's deputy who died in the line of duty while trying to arrest a stabbing suspect will be honored during National Police Week in May with the addition of his name to the marble wall of the National Law Enforcement Memorial.

LAPD Honors First Female Officer Killed On Duty

February 14, 2011
The ceremony marked the 20th anniversary of Officer Tina Kerbrat's death in Sun Valley in 1991, just four months from her Police Academy graduation and a day after celebrating her 45th birthday.

Officer Killed Conducting Traffic Stop Along Long Island Expressway

February 5, 2011
Officer Michael J. Califano, 44, was sitting in his cruiser while writing a summons for the driver of a box truck he had pulled over, when he was struck by a flatbed truck. The collision pushed his cruiser under the box truck, and the flatbed ended up on his roof.

Florida Corrections Officer Fatally Shot Tracking Killer

February 2, 2011
Col. Greg Malloy, 44, was killed exchanging gunfire with suspect Wade Williams, while assisting the Holmes County Sheriff's Office deputy. Col. Malloy was working as part of the Holmes Correctional Institution's K-9 tracking team.

Saving Police Lives

February 1, 2011

The odds of you dying in a traffic accident are much higher than the odds of you being shot while restrained in your car.

Washington Corrections Officials Respond to Officer's Slaying

January 30, 2011
On Monday, the state's top correctional official told POLICE Magazine the agency was well aware of Byron Sherf's violent past and allowed him additional access privileges, because he had shown good behavior. It was one reason Sherf was transferred to the medium-security Monroe facility.

The Hazards of Patrolling In Snow

January 27, 2011

Winter poses unique dangers for the patrol officer. Dealing with these threats is a matter of weather-proofing yourself both mentally and physically.

Indianapolis Cop Dies As 'True Warrior'

January 26, 2011
Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Moore won't survive gunshot wounds sustained Sunday. The officer will be removed from life support when organ-donor recipients are found.

11 Officers Shot Over 24 Hours Causes Fear of 'War on Cops'

January 24, 2011
The past 24 hours have been especially dangerous for U.S. law enforcement with 11 officers shot in five states: Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington.

Slain Florida Officers Ambushed by Gunman Hiding In Attic

January 24, 2011
Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz and Sgt. Tom Baitinger were providing backup to a U.S. Marshal, when they were fatally shot. The shooter was later found dead, after the house was partially dismantled using heavy machinery.

Miami-Dade's Top Cop: Slain Officers Used Sound Tactics

January 22, 2011
Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus praised slain officers Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth and their unit, the career criminal squad, and said he wouldn't entertain doubts about their tactics.

Miami-Dade Detectives Killed Serving Murder Warrant

January 20, 2011
Miami-Dade Police Detectives Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth were shot and killed while serving a warrant to a man recently paroled from prison and wanted in connection to an October homicide. Castillo died at the scene, and Haworth succumbed later in surgery.

Michigan Cop Killed During Home Invasion Sting

January 17, 2011
Officer Larry Nehasil, 48, married and a father of two, is the department's first line-of-duty death. He had previously worked for the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Proactive N.J. Officer Shot During Field Interview

January 14, 2011
Lakewood Police Officer Chris Matlosz, 27, had stopped his patrol car in a residential neighborhood and begun questioning the subject when the man pulled out a handgun and opened fire shortly after 4 p.m.

Florida Officer Suffers Heart Attack During Tactical Training

January 14, 2011
Davie (Fla.) Police Officer Rogerio Morales was described as being very physically fit but may have had a heart attack during training for the department's Special Response Team (SRT). He was completing a physical agility test when he collapsed.
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