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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.

Montana Trooper Killed In Roadside Gunfight; Suspect Dead

December 2, 2010
Trooper David DeLaittre, 23, had followed his father into service with the highway patrol. Gallatin County Sheriff's deputies found suspect Errol Brent Bouldin, 56, dead in his pickup truck early Thursday.

Robbery Suspect Hurls N.J. Police Dog Into Traffic

December 1, 2010
A man fleeing after allegedly committing a robbery hurled a police K-9, Shultz, into traffic Tuesday night. Gloucester County (N.J.) PD later apprehended the suspect.

NLEOMF 2011 Calendar Now Available

December 1, 2010
The calendar has been issued every year since 1996 "to commemorate and honor the brave law enforcement officers who risk and sacrifice their lives in order to serve our nation," according to the Memorial Fund.

Chicago Cop Slain Investigating Auto Break-in

November 26, 2010
The body of Officer Michael Flisk, 46, was found in a South Side alley along with the 44-year-old man who had called in the attempted burglary.

Colorado Deputy Killed In Gunfight With GTA Suspect

November 23, 2010
Weld County (Colo.) Sheriff's Deputy Sam Brownlee was fatally by a suspect deputies pulled over south of Greeley.

Chicago SWAT Veteran Found Slain In SUV

November 23, 2010
Officer David Blake was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound at about 6:30 p.m. Monday in his vehicle parked in the Southwest side of the city. His service weapon was found inside the vehicle, indicating he was shot be someone inside the SUV with him.

Dallas Honors Man Who Found JFK-Era Slain Officer

November 21, 2010
Temple F. Bowley saw Tippit dead on an Oak Cliff street on Nov. 22, 1963 and used the officer's radio to report the shooting at the hand of Lee Harvey Oswald.

Memorial Service for Texas Trooper Set

November 17, 2010
The memorial service for Trooper Jonathan McDonald will be held Friday in Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety has announced.
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