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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

Slain U.S. Marshal Identified

February 16, 2011
Deputy U.S. Marshal Derek Hotsinpiller, who had served in the U.S. Marshals Service for more than a year, sustained a fatal wound to the neck.

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.

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