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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.

Two Tampa Officers Shot and Killed, Suspects at Large

June 29, 2010
Tampa Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, both 31, were shot in the head at 50th Street and 23rd Avenue, said Mayor Pam Iorio after a news conference.

CHP Deaths Emphasize Hazards of Freeway Enforcement

June 29, 2010
Five line-of-duty deaths in 2010 have shaken the California Highway Patrol and again raised awareness of the hazards faced by officers issuing citations alongside highways with fast-moving vehicles.

Tampa PD Officers Remember Slain Colleagues

June 29, 2010

Tampa PD's Officers Jason Ward, Whitney McCormick and Jeremy Larson talk about Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, who were killed by a parolee Tuesday during a vehicle stop.

Dallas Chief's Son Shot Officer, According to Source

June 21, 2010
Wearing only boxer shorts, sunglasses, and no shoes, David Brown Jr. shot and killed a man who pulled into the complex with his wife and children. Brown had been behaving erratically. He later shot Lancaster Officer Craig Shaw, the first officer to respond to the scene.

Apartment Gunfight Claims Lancaster Officer and Dallas Chief's Son

June 21, 2010
Shaw responded to a shooting call at the apartment complex, and began searching for the suspect. The officers approached the man, who opened fire, killing Shaw. A fellow officer returned fire and killed the shooter.

Boating Accident Claims Virginia Deputy

June 21, 2010
The jolt of the wake or series or wakes knocked Ridings unconscious and ejected fellow deputy William Schroeder from the 1994 Invader outboard boat. Schroeder, who was piloting the boat, was rescued by other boaters and returned to the boat.

Suspect Shoots Officer After Pursuit, OC Spray

June 14, 2010

Cpl. Bruce McKay of the Franconia (N.H.) Police Department ended his watch on May 11, 2007. McKay stopped a suspect after a brief pursuit. After being pepper sprayed, the suspect shot the officer four times, killing him. The suspect then ran over the officer. A civilian intervened and shot the suspect with the officer's service weapon.

Woman Who Reported Non-Existent Armed Man Is Charged in NJ Trooper's Death

June 11, 2010
Diana Hoffman of Blackwood has been charged in connection with the death of New Jersey State Trooper Marc Castellano, whose funeral services are scheduled for Saturday.

Slain Phoenix Officer 'Absolutely Loved His Job'

May 27, 2010
The 29-year-old had worked for the department for 4 1/2 years. He was married, had a 2-year-old daughter and a 2-week-old son.
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