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Texas Sheriff Killed in Pursuit Crash

December 1, 2008

Trinity County Sheriff Brent Lee was killed Thursday morning when his patrol car left Farm-to-Market Road 3453 and crashed during the pursuit of a possible suspect.

L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy's Killing Remains a Mystery

November 26, 2008
Detectives hope a $95,000 reward will get witnesses to step forward in the possible gang-related shooting in August in Cypress Park.

Man Wanted in Killing of N.C. Sheriff's Deputy Found Dead

September 25, 2008
Searchers found the body of Skip Brinkley on his 35-acre farm in rural Caldwell County about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday – at the same time mourners were holding a funeral service for the deputy, Adam William Klutz, in another part of the county.

N.C. Deputy Slaying Suspect is Ex-Officer, Iraq War Veteran

September 23, 2008
The man accused of fatally shooting a Caldwell County, N.C., sheriff's deputy is a former S.C. police officer with Army Ranger training who continues to elude authorities.

N.C. Deputies Ambushed, One Killed

September 23, 2008
Hundreds of officers searched into the night Saturday for an Iraq War veteran they believe ambushed two Caldwell County sheriff's deputies late Friday. One of the officers died. The other might have been saved by his bulletproof vest.

Slain Washington Officer's Love of Animals Evolved into a Deputy's Job

September 5, 2008
It was on patrol at 2:50 p.m. that Dep. Anne Jackson responded to a trespassing call. Investigators don't yet know what happened next but they believe 28-year-old Isaac Zamora of Alger, a man Jackson had been called about before, shot and killed her, another man and four more people before his arrest hours later.

Louisiana Deputy Run Over, Killed by Fleeing Suspect

August 21, 2008
Lafourche Parish, La., Sheriff’s deputy Martha Woods-Shareef was killed early Wednesday morning after being run over by a pickup truck by a man who police said was suspected in a robbery.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Dies After Being Shot in Apparent Attempted Robbery

August 14, 2008
A veteran Chicago police officer who was shot Wednesday morning in an apparent robbery gone bad on the city's West Side died early Thursday morning from his wounds, police said. A woman who was sitting in the off-duty officer's sport-utility vehicle during the shooting was dead on the scene.

"Person of Interest" in S.C. Deputy Murder Taken into Custody

August 7, 2008
A multi-agency perimeter was set up around the Indian Springs subdivision, and officers spent more than an hour combing the neighborhoods and stopping cars before they arrested a "person of interest" in the slaying of the 39-year-old deputy in Smoaks, S.C., early that morning.

Female Florida CO Killed by Inmate

June 27, 2008
A female Florida corrections officer was searching alone for a missing inmate during nightly head count when she was ambushed and killed, Local 6 News has learned.

Justice Denied

May 1, 2008

In 1982, when Abu-Jamal was sentenced to death, Maureen Faulkner believed that she would soon see justice for her husband. But over the last 26 years she has seen nothing but injustice.

The Aggrieved: Survivor Maureen Faulkner

May 1, 2008

Maureen Faulkner knows the truth, and she wants everyone else to know it. Danny Faulkner was a good cop, a decorated officer who loved his job, loved his family and friends, and loved serving his community. And Mumia Abu-Jamal was, and is, a cold-blooded killer who was motivated by his pure hatred of all cops to murder her husband.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Teaching to the Test

March 1, 2008

One thing that's clear from the statistics is that law enforcement is becoming a more dangerous occupation. Which begs the question: Is the training that the average law enforcement officer receives adequate enough to help him or her counter the threats presented by the job?

Gunman's Brother Offers Condolences to Downed LAPD SWAT Officer's Family

February 20, 2008
Wilfredo Rivera doesn't know why his brother shot and killed LAPD SWAT Officer Randal Simmons after first killing three family members, but he offered his condolences to the officer's family yesterday.

LAPD SWAT Officer Killed in Shootout

February 7, 2008
The incident began about 9 p.m. Wednesday after a man called a 911 operator and said he had killed three people at a home in the San Fernando Valley. LAPD patrol officers and LAPD SWAT responded, setting up containment on the home.

Line-of-Duty Deaths Increase More Than 25 Percent in 2007

December 28, 2007
It has been a deadly year for law enforcement in the United States, with 186 officers killed nationwide as of Dec. 26, according to preliminary statistics from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.).

DUI Suspect Pleads Guilty in Officer's Traffic Death

November 5, 2007
An Arizona man who struck and killed Gilbert police officer Rob Targosz has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Authorities say Tyler Fahlman, 21, was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

Feds Join Philly Police in Search for Cop Killer

November 2, 2007
The FBI, the federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and the DEA have joined the manhunt for a man who killed Philadelphia officer Chuck Cassidy.

How to Justify Officer Safety Searches

October 1, 2007

On average, 60,000 officers are assaulted on the job every year. That's an average of 164 per day. The risk level you face on the job makes it important not only to resist complacency and to follow prudent tactics, but also to understand how to ensure that your interactions with suspects are constitutionally justifiable, so that you are never forced to choose between being safe and being sued.

Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Rose Sharply During First Half of 2007

August 15, 2007
For first time since 1978, more than 100 officers killed during first six months of year. Fatal shootings and traffic-related deaths both increase.
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