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Don't Become a Statistic

January 15, 2014

Can we ever stop law enforcement officers from being killed? I don't think so, but we don't have to make it any easier for it to happen either. There are things we should be doing that are well within our reach, but we don't.

Virginia State Police Sergeant Dies in Car Crash

January 13, 2014
An on-duty Virginia State Police sergeant died early Saturday after he was found in an unmarked patrol car that had veered off the road in Henry County.

Reckless Driving Bill to Punish Killing LEOs Introduced in Va. Senate

January 13, 2014
Trooper Fox, 27, a Tazewell, Va., native was directing traffic at the Virginia State Fair on Oct. 5, 2012, when a driver leaving the fair ran over him. The reckless driving bill requested by the family of Virginia State Trooper Andrew Fox has been introduced in the Virginia State Senate.

Tennessee Deputy Killed in Single-Car Accident

January 13, 2014
Montgomery County (Tenn.) Sheriff’s Deputy David (Bubba) Johnson was killed in a single-car accident while on duty yesterday.

Law Enforcement Fatalities Dip to Lowest Level in Six Decades

December 30, 2013
According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 111 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2013. This is an 8% decrease from 2012.

Detroit Officer Wounded In Gunfight Dies

October 19, 2013
A Detroit Police officer struck by gunfire by a murder suspect in April has succumbed to his wounds. Officer Patrick Hill died Saturday.

Texas Officer Killed In Hydroplaning Crash

October 16, 2013
Austin (Texas) Police Lt. Clay Crabb died Wednesday in a crash on the way to work when his patrol vehicle slid off a rain-slick stretch of U.S. 290. He would have turned 43 on Thursday.

Calif. Cop Killer Found Dead In Prison

October 9, 2013
A cop killer sentenced to death for ambushing two Riverside County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputies committed suicide late Friday in his prison cell. Timothy Russell, 53, was found unconscious late Friday.

Deputy Killed In West Texas Convenience Store

October 3, 2013
Upton County (Texas) Sheriff's Deputy Billy "Bubba" Kennedy was shot and killed in a shootout with a suspect in a McCarney convenience store late Wednesday.

Utah Honors Deputy Killed In 1902

October 2, 2013
The Utah Law Enforcement Memorial Board has honored a deputy killed in the line of duty in 1902 with a headstone stating his sacrifice to his community. The board unveiled the headstone in the Scofield Cemetery for Thomas Nalley.

R.I. Det. Fatally Struck at Naval Station

September 29, 2013
Frank Lema, 70, died after a government truck struck and killed him at 1:30 p.m. at Naval Station Newport He succumbed to his injuries at 10:15 p.m. at Rhode Island Hospital.

Va. Detective Dies of Heart Attack

September 24, 2013
Detective LaMonte Tucker, 45, was a 16-year veteran assigned to the Youth and Family Crimes Unit. He had received numerous awards in his police career.

Fla. Deputy Succumbs to Crash Injuries

September 23, 2013
Broward (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Rivera, 32, was heading to the station at sunrise on Sept. 11, when his patrol vehicle left the roadway on Interstate 95 and struck a tree.

Calif. Motor Officer Dies In Collision

September 23, 2013
Laguna Beach (Calif) Police Officer Jon Coutchie died in a head-on crash with a pickup truck while responding to a speeding motorist on Saturday evening.

Wis. Cop Killer Will Be Released

September 20, 2013
Alan Randall may have been better off going to prison for killing two police officers in 1975. He might have been freed in his early 30s, with most of his life still ahead of him.

Ind. Officer Killed Trying to Save Woman

September 20, 2013
Decorated Indianapolis Metro Police Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed early Friday after kicking in the door at a domestic call when he heard a woman screaming for help.

Ala. Investigator Killed In Crash Heading Home

September 19, 2013
Officer Mike Stockwell, 45, was driving his unmarked department vehicle, a white Chevy Tahoe SUV, in Foley when he got into a collision with a sedan.

Detroit Officer Collapses at Motorcycle Competition

September 17, 2013
Officer Rodney Jones, 49, had just celebrated 28 years serving the department. Jones was also an executive board member of the Detroit Police Officers Association.

Iowa Officer Killed In Standoff With Felon

September 13, 2013
A veteran Rockwell City (Iowa) Police officer was shot and killed early Friday by a barricaded suspect wanted on an assault warrant. Officer Jamie Buenting, 37, died after he was struck by a single shot.

Okla. Deputy Killed After High-Speed Blowout

September 13, 2013
An Okfuskee County (Okla.) Sheriff's deputy died Wednesday in a rollover crash while responding to assist a state trooper attempting to arrest a drunk driver.
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