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Missouri Officer Killed In Firearms Training Accident

September 17, 2010
Dan De Kraai, 35, was killed when another officer's gun accidentally discharged during a break from a training session.

Utah Troopers Want Re-hearing of Fallen Officer Cross Ruling

September 16, 2010
The Utah Highway Patrol filed a petition asking for re-consideration of a 10th Circuit appeals ruling that 14 roadside crosses memorializing the line-of-duty deaths of its troopers were unconstitutional.

Three Suspects Arrested In Shooting Death of Louisiana Officer

September 13, 2010
Sgt. Alexander served 13 years with the Rayville PD and leaves behind a wife and two children. He was well loved in the community and also worked as a bus driver and was a deacon at his church.

Michigan Auxiliary Officer Struck While Assisting Motorist

September 9, 2010
Lt. Dan Kromer, 54, a 20-year veteran of the Taylor Auxiliary Police Department, died Tuesday evening.

Speeder Faulted In Connecticut Trooper's Death

September 5, 2010
A 32-year-old man exceeding the speed limit is believed to be responsible for the death of a Connecticut State Police trooper who was conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of Interstate 91.

Utah Deputy Brian Harris Shot By Robbery Suspect Leaves Wife, Two Children

August 27, 2010
Harris was shot about three miles east of Fredonia, Ariz., a small town just south of the Utah border. The deputy was chasing 23-year-old burglary suspect Scott Curley on foot Thursday afternoon when the suspect allegedly opened fire.

Utah Deputy Fatally Shot By Suspect, Manhunt Under Way

August 26, 2010
Law officers are now searching for Scott Curley, 23, who is alleged to have killed the deputy using a rifle with an attached scope.

Alaska Customs Agent's Body Found In Submerged Vehicle

August 24, 2010
The body of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been found and identified as Charles Collins, who went missing in mid-July amid highway flooding.

Man Involved In Officer's Pursuit Death Surrenders

August 16, 2010
The suspect involved in the pursuit that involved the death of Cowden (Ill.) PD's Officer Jeremy Hubbard has surrendered to authorities.

Rookie Mississippi Officer Shot and Killed By Detainee

August 8, 2010
Officer Glen Agee was shot twice in the face after struggling with the detainee who he was transporting in the back of his patrol car to a detention facility. It is suspected Agee was shot with his own service weapon.

Chandler Officer Killed In Shootout Identified

July 29, 2010
Carlos Ledesma, a 34-year-old father of two, may have been killed by drug dealers planning to rob the undercover officers.

Belligerent Drunk Shoots N.C. Deputy, Then Turns Gun on Himself

July 29, 2010
Deputy Jon Willis, 30, was shot with a handgun by Daniel Meyers, 22, as he approached a mobile trailer near the Wayne County border in eastern North Carolina.

Chandler Officer Fatally Shot During Undercover Operation

July 29, 2010
The shooting occurring inside a home in a south Phoenix neighborhood known for drug-related crimes. The officers were involved in an operation that also involved SWAT officers.

Michigan Officer Fatally Shot

July 27, 2010

Taylor (Mich.) police officer Matthew Edwards became the first ever officer from the department killed in the line of duty. ABC's local affiliate WXYZ.com produced this report.

Burglary Suspect In Custody for Killing Michigan Officer

July 24, 2010
Officer Matthew Edwards, a 31-year-old with five years experience on the force, had responded to the call with a partner with about two hours remaining on his shift.

Law Enforcement Fatalities Surge 43 Percent In First Half of 2010

July 22, 2010
The number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty surged nearly 43 percent during the first half of 2010, according to preliminary data released by the NLEOMF. Fatal shootings and traffic-related deaths have increased sharply from 2009 and California, Texas, and Florida have experienced the most fatalities.

Chicago Officer Disarmed, Then Shot With Own Gun

July 7, 2010
The fatally shot officer was working a detail dedicated to addressing youth violence when he was jumped outside a facility used by targeted response and gang enforcement units.

Chicago Officer Fatally Shot Leaving Police Building

July 7, 2010
While leaving a police building at about 3:45 p.m., the officer was shot in the head, while trying to stop a robbery attempt. The incident happened at 61st and Racine outside of the facility used by the department's targeted response and gang enforcement units.

Connecticut Officer Struck on Traffic Duty 'Loved Being a Cop'

July 7, 2010
Smith, 64, died today as a result of internal injuries sustained on the Fourth of July. While standing beside his cruiser after conducting traffic at a private fireworks event, Smith was struck by a Nissan Frontier.

Tampa Officers Were Two of 'Nicest People You Could Meet'

June 29, 2010
The two Tampa PD officers were dedicated to their jobs, communities and their families, three colleagues said during a Tuesday press conference at police headquarters.
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