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Two Florida Deputies Killed by Gunman at Shooting Range

April 26, 2009
Two Okaloosa County deputies were shot and killed Saturday afternoon at a gun club near Crestview while attempting to arrest a man on domestic violence charges.

Third Man Arrested in Murder of L.A. Sheriff's Deputy

April 23, 2009
A third suspected gang member has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shooting of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Juan Abel Escalante outside his parents' Cypress Park home, authorities said Wednesday.

Pittsburgh Honors Fallen Officers with Massive Funeral

April 10, 2009
Thousands of officers from across the country and Canada, wearing black bands over their badges, joined hundreds of Pittsburgh officers in mourning the three who were killed after answering the domestic call at 1016 Fairfield St.

Three Slain Pittsburgh Officers Shared a Dedication to the Badge

April 5, 2009
The fallen officers were identified yesterday as Eric Kelly, 41, a 14-year veteran; and Paul Sciullo III, 37, and Stephen J. Mayhle, 29, each with two years on the force.

Hundreds of Bullets Fired in Lethal Pittsburgh Shootout and Ambush

April 5, 2009
Here is a timeline of the incident this morning in Stanton Heights in which three Pittsburgh police officers were killed and another two were injured:

Murdered Pittsburgh Officers Reportedly Responded to a Domestic Dispute Over a Dog

April 5, 2009
Richard Poplawski, the suspect in the killing of three Pittsburgh police officers yesterday, emerged from his Stanton Heights home after shooting two of the officers and fired additional shots into one of the victims, who was sprawled on the ground near the front stoop, a report says.

Deadly Ambush Claims the Lives of 3 Pittsburgh Police Officers

April 5, 2009
Pittsburgh police Officers Paul Sciullo III and Stephen Mayhle were about an hour short of ending their overnight shifts yesterday when 911 dispatched them to 1016 Fairfield St. in Stanton Heights at 7:05 a.m.

Texas Officer Hit by SUV Dies; Man Held

April 3, 2009
Bridgeport police Sgt. Randy White, 32, was in his patrol car behind a parked pickup along State Highway 114 near FM2123 in Bridgeport about 3:16 p.m. when the SUV driven by Steven York slammed into the rear of the patrol car, said Amber Fogelman, a spokeswoman for the city of Bridgeport, which is about 45 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

Officer's Family Asked Oakland Mayor Dellums to Not Speak at Funeral

March 27, 2009
Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums attended Friday's funeral for four slain city police officers, but did not speak at the request of at least one killed officer's family.

Thousands Attend Funeral to Honor Oakland Officers

March 27, 2009
As officers from 15 agencies patrolled city streets, the entire 815-member Oakland Police Department came to celebrate the lives of the officers even as they struggled to come to terms with the deadliest day in its history. To lose one officer was bad enough. That four gave the ultimate sacrifice was almost too much to bear.

Oakland Police Funeral Expected to Draw Thousands of Officers

March 27, 2009
Officers from throughout California and from as far away as New York and Florida will attend the 11 a.m. service in the Oracle Arena, which holds more than 19,000 people.

Slain Oakland Officer's Organs Save Four Men

March 26, 2009
Even in death, Oakland police Officer John Hege has saved four lives. Hege, who was among four officers killed Saturday by a gunman in East Oakland, has given renewed hope to four men.

Oakland Grieves For Slain Officers

March 26, 2009
Grief is rippling from department headquarters on Seventh Street throughout the city after the shooting deaths Saturday three Oakland sergeants by a 26-year-old parolee whom police had pulled over in a routine traffic stop.

TASER Foundation to Hold 'Takin' the Ride' Charity Motorcycle Event on Sunday

March 26, 2009
The TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers will hold its fourth annual "Takin' the Ride" motorcycle event on March 29, as part of Arizona Bike Week. Victory Motorcycles, Big Dog Motorcycles, and the Blue Knights Chapter VI of Arizona are co-hosting the event.

Big Turnout at East Oakland Vigil for Police

March 25, 2009
A thousand people pressed into a three-block area around the slaying site at 74th Avenue near MacArthur Boulevard, where the doves were released. The mourners wept, sang songs and prayed for the fallen officers and for the city's healing.

Oakland Officer Removed from Life Support

March 24, 2009
Oakland police Officer John Hege has been removed from life support, three days after a parolee unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed three other officers, authorities said today.

Parolee Stood Over Stricken Oakland Motor Officers and Fired Again

March 24, 2009
Lovelle Mixon, a parolee on the run, already had shot Oakland police Sgt. Mark Dunakin and Officer John Hege. Then, as the two men lay on the ground, Mixon stood over them and fired again.

Daniel Sakai - Quick Learner was a Rising Star

March 23, 2009
Daniel Sakai, 35, of Castro Valley, was recently named a leader of the entry team, colleagues said. SWAT members are assigned to either the entry team, which breaks down doors in search of suspects, or the sniper team, which takes up positions nearby in case police need to open fire.

Ervin Romans - Compassionate SWAT Veteran

March 23, 2009
An Oakland officer since 1996, Ervin Romans, 43, of Danville was a member of the entry team, busting down doors to arrest barricaded suspects. It was during just such an operation Saturday in which Romans was shot to death in an East Oakland apartment.

John Hege - Always the First to Respond

March 23, 2009
John Hege, 41, joined the Oakland Police Department 10 years ago after a stint as a reserve officer. He graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga and had taught physical education and oversaw study hall at Tennyson High School in Hayward.
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