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Texas Officer Struck, Killed By Fleeing SUV

June 17, 2013
A Texarkana (Texas) Police officer died Saturday, a day after he was struck by a fleeing SUV driver at a city park. Officer William Sprague, 30, had responded to a disturbance involving about 100 people at 12:30 a.m. Friday at Grady Wallace Park.

Ark. Wildlife Officer's Body Recovered

June 3, 2013
Officer Joel Campora of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Sheriff Cody Carpenter drowned Friday morning on the Fourche Lefave River near Y City in western Arkansas.

Washington Trooper Killed In Crash

June 3, 2013
Trooper Sean M. O'Connell, 38, had responded to the Skagit River Bridge collapse on Friday. He was working a traffic detour detail when a box truck struck his motorcycle near where a bridge had collapsed.

Ark. Sheriff Dies In Flooding

May 31, 2013
Scott County (Ark.) Sheriff Cody Carpenter died Friday in Western Arkansas flooding and a wildlife officer who had accompanied him was still listed as missing.

Slain MIT Officer Posthumously Honored

May 29, 2013
The MIT campus police officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been appointed to the police department he was a month from joining when he was killed.

Oregon to Parole Cop Killer

May 29, 2013
Oregon's parole board has brushed off objections from law enforcement to release a logger convicted of beating to death a John Day Police Department officer. Sidney Dean Porter, 52, is scheduled to go free on June 7.

State Police: Ky. Officer's Killing Premeditated

May 27, 2013
Bardstown (Ky.) Police Officer Jason Ellis was fatally shot early Saturday morning as he removed debris that had been intentionally placed on an exit ramp of the Blue Grass Parkway as part of a murder plot, the Kentucky State Police said Sunday.

FBI HRT Operators Killed In Training Accident

May 19, 2013
Two members of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) died Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach. Special agents Christopher Lorek, 41, and Stephen Shaw, 40, had served the FBI for 17 years and eight years respectively.

S.C. Deputy Dies From Fire-Related Illness

May 19, 2013
Deputy Tim Causey, a 25-year veteran, had been hospitalized since March, when he responded to a devastating fire at the Windsor Green community in Carolina Forest.

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes, Kills Ariz. Officer

May 19, 2013
Officer Daryl Raetz, 29, was struck at about 3:30 a.m. while processing a DUI suspect with several other officers at 51st and Cambridge avenues. The driver fled the scene.

Half-Staff Flags Honor National Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15, 2013
The nation is celebrating Peace Officers Memorial Day today by flying flags at half staff in remembrance of the fallen law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

The DOJ's VALOR Training Initiative

May 14, 2013

The goal of the VALOR Initiative is to help officers rediscover and hone their officer safety skills. Regional VALOR training sessions are conducted at no cost to the host agency or to the officers who attend.

FBI: 47 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year

May 13, 2013
The number of officers feloniously killed on duty fell by about a third in 2012 when compared to the prior year, the FBI announced Monday. Preliminary data shows that 47 officers were killed in 2012, a 35-percent drop from the 72 killed in 2011.

NLEOMF Begins Engraving 2013 Officer Names

May 8, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has begun engraving the names of 321 fallen law enforcement officers who will be honored as part of National Police Week next week.

Officer Killed In Crash Along Ariz. Highway

May 7, 2013
An Arizona DPS officer was killed Monday, when an empty tanker truck failed to yield and struck the officer's patrol vehicle. Officer Tim Huffman, a 14-year veteran, was sitting in his patrol car along Interstate 8 near Yuma as a second officer attempted to shut down the highway.

Pa. Cop Killed In Crash with Unlicensed Driver

May 3, 2013
Officer William J. McCarthy and his partner were attempting to get in front of a vehicle driven by Kylee Barletto to get far enough ahead to lay spike strips or create a roadblock when she sideswiped their police cruiser.

Decorated Fla. Deputy Killed In Wreck

April 26, 2013
A veteran Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy died Friday morning in his patrol car in an accident in Winter Haven. Master Deputy Joseph "Shane" Robbins, 40, was found unresponsive inside his mangled patrol car.

Okla. Deputy Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash

April 22, 2013
Deputy Douglas Hanna, 44, was driving a marked agency truck when a truck driven by a 17-year-old struck failed to obey a stop sign and struck his vehicle. The teen has not been cited.

Repeat Drunk Driver Strikes, Kills Texas Deputy

April 22, 2013
Deputy Chad Key, 42, responded to assist deputies involved in a vehicle pursuit. As Deputy Key helped direct cars around the accident scene, a multiple-DWI offender allegedly struck the deputy and continued driving.

Slain MIT Officer Identified

April 19, 2013
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has identified the officer allegedly killed Thursday night in a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
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