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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.

Tennessee Captain Succumbs to Injuries from DV Call

May 3, 2011
An eastern Tennessee police captain succumbed Monday to injuries he had sustained, while responding to a domestic disturbance call late last month.

Arizona Officer Killed, Second Injured Working Security Detail

May 1, 2011
An early Sunday gunfight involving three Buckeye (Ariz.) Police officers working an off-duty security detail at the El Gran Mercado swat meet in Phoenix resulted in the death of one officer and critical injuries to another.

Friendly Fire: A Devastating LODD

April 26, 2011
He responded "as is" in his gym shorts. Yet there was absolutely no question in anyone's mind that he was "SWAT." That's because he had the presence of mind to don his tactical vest and helmet, which made him instantly recognizable as SWAT.

Texas Deputy Killed In Ambush

April 24, 2011
Johnson County (Texas) Sheriff's Deputy Clifton Taylor was killed Saturday afternoon, when a gunman opened fire from inside a shed.

Woman Guns Down Ore. Motor Officer During Pursuit

April 23, 2011
Officer Chris Kilcullen, a 12-year veteran of the force, had pulled alongside the 1998 Buick Skylark driven by Cheryl Kidd, 56, at a red light in Springfield. When Kilcullen, 43, motioned to Kidd to pull over, the woman pulled out a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding the officer.

Michigan Officer Killed by Suicidal Suspect

April 19, 2011
A Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officer responding to a shots-fired call was shot and killed when he confronted a fleeing suspect between two houses.

Texas Deputy Fatally Shot Transporting Inmate

April 18, 2011
A female Bowie County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy was overcome and fatally shot in a courthouse basement today, as she readied an inmate for a court hearing.

Inmates Kill S.D. Prison Guard In Failed Escape Attempt

April 13, 2011
Ronald E. Johnson, a 23-year penitentiary veteran, was pronounced dead at 11:50 a.m. after an alleged assault by inmates Eric Robert and Rodney Berget.

Arkansas Officer Saved Sgt. During Fatal Gunfight

April 13, 2011
Officer Jonathan Schmidt, 30, was killed in front of the Cottonwood Manor Apartments on Pine Street at 11:27 p.m. as he walked toward a 2002 Hyundai.

Tales of Three SWAT Tragedies

April 12, 2011
While the official investigations are still ongoing, enough has already been reported to provide glimpses into what and how these tragedies might have occurred.

Michigan Trooper Crashes During Early Morning Pursuit

April 6, 2011
Trooper Jeffrey Werda, 43, had responded to a pursuit at 1:30 a.m. today on Birch Run Road in Taymouth Township to help Saginaw County sheriff's deputies with the chase.
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