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Driver Arrested In Hit-and-Run Death of Kentucky Officer

April 30, 2010
A driver who allegedly struck Lexington (Ky.) Police Officer Bryan Durman was arrested in a nearby apartment.

Ohio Officer Fatally Shot Responding to Disturbance Call

March 16, 2010
Elyria (Ohio) Police officer James Kerstetter was fatally shot during a neighborhood disturbance call after he located a suspect who may have exposed himself to a child, the agency announced.

Louisiana Deputy Succumbs To Wounds From Shooting

March 7, 2010
Deputy Cpl. J.R. Searcy has died as a result of the gunshot wound to the head he sustained during a Thursday gunfight, the Ouachita Parish (La.) Sheriff's Office has announced.

Georgia State SWAT Arrests Cop Killer

February 18, 2010
Ronald Cook, 44, allegedly shot Vogt because he didn't want to be arrested again for driving drunk, AJC.com reports.

Shooter Uses High-Powered Rifle to Kill Georgia Officer

February 16, 2010
Lt. Mike Vogt was ambushed as he drove down a dirt road. He was able to reverse for about 50 yards and call for help, before his patrol car came to a stop.

Deputy's Widow Drops Lawsuit Against Pilot In Crash

February 11, 2010
The widow of a Franklin County (N.C.) Sheriff's Department deputy who was killed six years ago during an aerial search for drugs has dropped her wrongful-death lawsuit against the helicopter's pilot.

Two Charged In Arizona Lieutenant's Fatal Shooting

February 4, 2010
Two men have been charged in the shooting death of a Gilbert (Ariz.) police lieutenant who pulled over their work truck a week ago for an obscured license plate.

Officer Survival 2010: How Can SWAT Prevent Duty Deaths?

February 2, 2010
So what can SWAT do to help? For the answer, we should look at SWAT's role in diffusing two of the deadliest threats to society in modern times: snipers and active shooters.

Two Suspects In Arizona Officer's Shooting Captured After Gun Battle

January 29, 2010
A Gilbert police lieutenant was mortally wounded when a suspect with an outstanding warrant shot him from inside a work truck he pulled over for an obscured license plate.

Feds Extradite Drug Trafficker Who Killed Border Agent

January 28, 2010
Federal agents cooperating with the Mexican government have extradited Jesus Navarro-Montes and indicted him in connection with the duty death of border agent Luis Aguilar two years ago, according to the FBI.

'Onion Field' Cop Killer Denied Parole

January 27, 2010
A California parole board has elected to keep Gregory Powell, whose killing of officer Ian Campbell in 1963 was chronicled in Joseph Wambaugh's "The Onion Field," in prison.

Governor Salutes N.Y. Trooper's Bubbly Personality At Memorial

January 26, 2010
Police say Mattice, 31, was driving a cruiser back to the barracks in upstate New York from her shift at a central New York school when she apparently drifted into the oncoming lane and collided with a tractor-trailer.

Supreme Court Makes Mumia Abu-Jamal Death Sentence Possible

January 20, 2010
The Supreme Court threw out a 2008 ruling by an appeals court in Philadelphia that had set aside the death sentence of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The justices ordered the appeals court to revisit the ruling, which had said Abu-Jamal deserved a new hearing.

Transient Who Killed Los Angeles Airport Officer Gets Life

January 17, 2010
William Sadowski, 51, carjacked officer Thomas Scott's patrol vehicle in April 2005, dragging the officer for a quarter of a mile before striking a fire hydrant, killing the officer instantly.

Florida Recruit's Heart 'Just Gave Out On Him'

December 30, 2009
Williams, who had left his masters program in psychology, had completed his coursework at the Daytona State College police academy. Williams collapsed, after completing the agency's pre-employment agility test.

Ambushed Wash. Deputy Succumbs to Wounds

December 29, 2009
A Pierce County, Wash., Sheriff's deputy who was shot last week while responding to a domestic violence dispute in Eatonville died Monday at Harborview Medical Center.

Number of Officers Killed By Gunfire Spikes In 2009

December 13, 2009
While total duty deaths fell in 2009, the number of officers killed by gunfire rose drastically, according to preliminary data released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Penn Hills Officer Killed As He Waited For Backup

December 7, 2009
Penn Hills police officer Michael Crawshaw was shot and killed as he waited in his patrol car for backup units to arrive, after responding to a crime scene, WTAE TV reports.

Slain Female Officer Remembered as Stickler for Officer Safety

November 30, 2009
Before joining the Lakewood (Wash.) Police Department, Tina Griswold earned a reputation as a hard-charging, well-liked officer in Lacey who never let things slide when it came to officer safety. Griswold, 40, was among four Lakewood officers slain early Sunday while working on their laptops at a coffee shop.

Former Ark. Gov. Huckabee Releases Statement on Release of Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
The suspect in the slaying of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers was granted clemency in 2000 by then Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas. The former governor now political commentator and candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination has issued a statement explaining his decision.
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