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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.

Toronto Officer Struck By Stolen Snow Plow

January 12, 2011
Sgt. Ryan Russell, 35, was pronounced dead at St. Michael's Hospital hours after being hit by the plow. Russell, an 11-year veteran of the force, leaves behind a wife and young son.

41 Shots Fired In Baltimore's Friendly Fire Death

January 11, 2011
Five Baltimore Police officers fired 41 rounds during a chaotic scene outside a nightclub on Sunday evening that led to the death of Officer William H. Torbit Jr. in a friendly fire incident.

Baltimore Officer Fatally Shot Outside Club

January 9, 2011
The officer, an eight-year veteran of the force, has been identified as 33-year-old William H. Torbit Jr. Detectives are investigating whether the officer's death was caused by friendly fire.

Oregon Chief Killed In Confrontation At Car Stereo Shop

January 5, 2011
Chief Painter, 55, had responded to the shop's call at about 11 a.m. that a man later identified as 21-year-old Daniel Armaugh had entered the bay and was acting suspiciously. Armaugh apparently wrestled the gun from Chief Painter and fatally shot the officer.

Ohio Deputy Slain In Trailer Park Gunfight

January 1, 2011
The entrenched suspect wounded patrolman Jeremy Blum, as "many, many, many" rounds were exchanged between officers and the suspect, according to Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly.

First-Year Texas Cop Killed Investigating Domestic Assault

December 29, 2010
An Arlington (Texas) Police officer investigating a domestic assault Tuesday evening was found dead with two other people in an apartment complex.

Blood Brothers: Roots of a Cartel War

December 29, 2010
Like the evolution of the Italian Mafia in U.S. cities such as New York and Chicago, Mexican smugglers or "contrabandistas" evolved from crude thuggish beginnings to more criminally sophisticated organized crime groups.

LEO Duty Deaths Jump 37 Percent

December 28, 2010
Line-of-duty deaths surged nearly 40 percent; firearms-related killings increased by more than 20 percent for a second year in a row.

Slain Mass. Officer Had Put In Retirement Papers

December 28, 2010
Starting Jan. 1, Maguire was scheduled to leave the busy night shift and retire in about a year. Woburn Chief Philip Mahoney said telling Maguire's wife of 23 years that her husband had been fatally shot was "one of the saddest duties I ever had to do."

Suspect Steals Georgia Trooper's Vehicle After Fatal Shooting

December 28, 2010
Trooper Chadwick LeCroy, 38, was shot twice in the face and died while being transported to the local trauma unit. LeCroy is survived by his wife and two sons, ages 8 and 21. He became a trooper in August 2008.

Two Charged In Fatal Shooting of Mass. Officer

December 27, 2010
Just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Woburn PD's Officer John B. "Jack" Maguire, a 34-year veteran of the force, responded to an attempted robbery by three men at a Kohl's during a snowstorm.

Univ. of Houston Officer Killed In Crash, Responding To Call

December 24, 2010
Officer Ann O'Donnell, 24, is the first line of duty death for the agency. The officer had been with the agency for about a year.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Robbery

December 24, 2010
The fatal 9mm round struck Lt. Cliff Rouse in the abdomen below his body armor. A second round struck his leg.

LEO Deaths Take No Holiday

December 17, 2010
All police, military and firefighters willingly understand and accept the duty, challenge, sacrifice, risk of their noble professions. We know full well the ever-present dangers that lurk in the shadows — dangers that include the possibility of serious injury or death.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Southern Arizona

December 15, 2010
Agent Brian Terry, 40, was killed at about 11 p.m. near Peck Canyon, about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border west of Rio Rico on the Interstate 19. Four suspects are in custody and one is being pursued, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection.

Elderly Man Blacked Out Before Fatal Crash With Florida Deputy

December 13, 2010
Sgt. Wesley Whitmore, a 15-year-veteran, pulled over a white vehicle with an expired tag on Sunday at about 10 a.m. in a 7-Eleven parking lot in Lakeland. He was struck by the Escalade driven by Leo John Saunders that had veered out of control.

Florida Deputy Fatally Shot During Vehicle Stop

December 9, 2010
Deputy Brandon Coates, 27, served for 4 1/2 years with the sheriff's office. He worked in the Tactical Anti-Crime Unit and had been married to another deputy for about a year.

Suspect Arrested After Fatal Shooting of Mississippi Deputy

December 3, 2010
Suspect Franklin Fitzpatrick of Pontotoc was arrested, after apparently scuffling with a second deputy. He has been charged with capital murder.
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