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Veteran Maine Game Warden Dies In Plane Crash

March 25, 2011
Daryl Gordon was flying a department-owned Cessna 185. He was located after a night-long search involving the Maine Forest Service, Maine State Police, the Houlton Air Branch of Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, and Civil Air Patrol.

Carjacking Suspect Kills Georgia Officer, Wounds Second

March 22, 2011
Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian, a married father of two, was fatally shot and SPO Tony Howard was wounded in an exchange of gunfire during a vehicle stop. Police took the driver of the vehicle into custody and are actively searching for 33-year-old Jamie Hood, who has been identified as the shooter.

AG Holder: 2011 Duty Deaths 'Simply Unacceptable'

March 22, 2011
Duty deaths have spiked in 2011 with a 20% increase through March 22 compared to 2010. So far in 2011, 49 officers have died in the line of duty, according to preliminary data from NLEOMF. The spike in duty deaths began in 2010 after a two-year decline. There were 162 LODDs, 45 more than 2009.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Killed by Army Vet

March 21, 2011
Fond du Lac Officer Craig Birkholz, 28, was shot in the upper torso above his ballistic vest as he approached the home at 24 S. Lincoln Ave. K-9 Officer Ryan Williams and his dog Grendel were also shot at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Calif. Officer Killed In Crash Had Earned Purple Heart

March 20, 2011
Cathedral City (Calif.) Police Officer Jermaine Gibson, who was killed late Friday when his cruiser struck a palm tree and burst into flames, was a former Marine who earned the Purple Heart.

Suspect Charged with Murder of Ohio Officer

March 20, 2011
Kevin Randleman, 50, is suspected of firing on Officer Andrew Dunn, 30. The two exchanged gunfire at 3:30 a.m., after Dunn contacted Randleman while he rode his bicycle.

Florida Sheriff's Office Mourns Loss of Two Deputies

March 18, 2011
The Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office lost two deputies this week to health-related issues. Deputy Sebastian Diana succumbed to complications from a bacterial infection from a 911 call.

San Antonio Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash with DUI

March 15, 2011
Officer Stephanie Ann Brown, 27, was responding to call for service on Interstate 35 downtown, when she was hit. The driver, who was also killed, has been identified as Christopher David Baldaramos, 31. A receipt from a bar was found in Baldaramos' pocket.

Retired NYPD Sgt. Yelled "Gun" In Friendly Fire Incident

March 15, 2011
In the moments before the accidental shooting of a Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer by an MTA officer, a retired NYPD sergeant may have yelled "gun."

Va. Sniper Killed Two Deputies, Wounded Two

March 13, 2011
Deputies William Ezra Stiltner, 46, and Cameron Neil Justus, 41, were apparently shot at long range at about 2 p.m. Sunday while responding as backup officers.

NYPD Cop Killed After Ex-Con's Deadly Shove

March 13, 2011
Officer Alain Schaberger, 42, fell about nine feet after George Villaneuva pushed him over the railing on the front stoop of his Boerum Hill home shortly before 5 a.m.

Video: Colorado Officer Killed In Mobile Park Ambush

March 10, 2011
A Limon (Colo.) Police officer was killed late Wednesday at a mobile home park in eastern Colorado by a barricaded gunman while serving a warrant with two other officers who became trapped in the home and were later freed by SWAT.

U.S. Marshal John Perry Killed In St. Louis

March 8, 2011
The officers arrived at a home in the 3100 block of Osage St. before 7 a.m. to take Carlos Boles, 36, into custody. Witnesses reported hearing the man say he was "going out in a body bag."

Jeffrey Stenroos: Crying Wolf

March 8, 2011

The Jeffrey Stenroos case is the law enforcement version of the "Boy Who Cried Wolf." And as every schoolchild knows, crying wolf when there isn't one is a good way to get eaten.

Wash. Deputy Dies From Injuries Caused by Vehicle Stop Assault

March 4, 2011
Dep. Shandon Wright could not be revived by deputies and paramedics who responded to his home. The deputy was at home with his wife and 2-year-old daughter. Wright suffered the injury Aug. 19 while responding to a vehicle stop in Spanaway.

Park Ranger Killed In Wintry Crash In Nebraska

February 28, 2011
U.S. Park Ranger Julie Weir was on official travel status, when she was killed in a wintry head-on collision with a semi-truck while relocating to a field-training assignment in California.

N.C. SWAT Vet Dies From Flash-Bang Blast While Securing Gear

February 26, 2011
Officer Fred Thornton, a 23-year veteran and father of four, was transported to Carolinas Medical Center and underwent surgery, yet succumbed to his injuries.

Florida Officer Fatally Shot, Manhunt Continues

February 22, 2011
St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Officer David Crawford is the third agency fatality in less than a month. Officer Crawford was a 25-year veteran of the force.

Slain N.Y. Cop Was a Proactive Veteran

February 19, 2011
Chief Ron Knapp described Officer John Falcone as an active officer who "was always the first one in the middle of it, as he was this time."

Florida Sgt. Killed In Crash On Way To Work

February 17, 2011
Delray Beach (Fla.) PD's Sgt. Adam Rosenthal was killed when his cruiser struck a tree outside of Boca Raton, as he headed to the station to begin his shift
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