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La. Assistant Warden Killed In Rainy Wreck

April 15, 2013
An Opelousas (La.) Police assistant warden died when her vehicle left a rain-soaked roadway on her way to work a 12-hour shift early Sunday. Peggy Sylvester, 55, was attempting to pass a vehicle, when she lost control of her department SUV on Highway 31.

Wis. Cop Suffers Heart Attack Responding To Burglary

April 13, 2013
A Town of Brookfield (Wis.) Police officer apparently died of a heart attack while responding to a burglary call Friday night. Officer Donald Bishop, 32, was alone in his patrol car, when he drove off the roadway.

NLEOMF To Add 321 Names To Police Memorial

April 12, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will engrave the names of 321 officers onto the national police memorial in Washington, D.C. this year.

Ga. Chief Collapses at Domestic Call

April 10, 2013
A south Georgia police chief suffered a fatal heart attack, after responding to a domestic call on Tuesday. Barwick Police Chief Anthony Barfield Sr., 47, had difficulty breathing while on duty.

Ark. Cop Dies During SWAT Training

April 8, 2013
A Faulkner County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died Monday morning after taking part in a training session in North Little Rock. Hans Fifer, 32, participated in SWAT training in North Little Rock and completed the training, when he began complaining of shortness of breath.

Miss. Detective Fatally Shot In Station

April 4, 2013
A homicide suspect shot and killed a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective Thursday inside police headquarters after overpowering the officer and taking his gun. Detective Eric Smith was interviewing the suspect, when the two men began to argue.

W.Va. Sheriff Shot, Killed Eating Lunch

April 3, 2013
A West Virginia sheriff known for cracking down on the drug trade in the state's southern coal fields was fatally shot in a drive-by Wednesday while eating lunch with a deputy in his squad.

NLEOMF Adds Slain Wis. Cop To Memorial Wall

April 3, 2013
A Wisconsin officer allegedly stalked and killed by her jealous husband will be added to the national police memorial in May, following the reversal of a decision by the memorial's steward to deny the officer's inclusion.

Texas CO Collapses Responding to Alarm

April 3, 2013
Officer Brandon Kountz apparently died of a heart attack while rushing to assist other officers after a body alarm. He had served the agency for 11 months.

3 Die In Alaska Trooper Helicopter Crash

April 1, 2013
An Alaska State Trooper helicopter carrying a trooper, pilot, and snowmobile rider on a search and rescue mission went down about 100 miles north of Anchorage on Saturday evening.

Illinois Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 29, 2013
An Illinois trooper died after a big rig struck his patrol car late Thursday causing the two vehicles to burst into flames. Trooper James Sauter, 28, was in his patrol car at the time on Interstate 294 heading south near Willow Road in Downer's Grove.

Arkansas Officer Dies In Foot Pursuit

March 27, 2013
A drug task force director in Arkansas died as he chased a parolee from a Clarksville property Tuesday evening. Larry Johnson, 65, was the director of the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force.

Calif. Correctional Officer, K-9 Killed In Rollover

March 25, 2013
Sgt. Gilbert Cortez and his search dog, Mattie, died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in San Diego County. They were on the way to search inmates for drugs and other contraband at La Cima Fire Camp.

Poisoned Mich. Cop Honored 90+ Years After Death

March 25, 2013
A Flint (Mich.) Police sergeant will be honored during National Police Week when his name is added to the national police memorial more than 90 years after his death.

NLEOMF Reconsiders Decision to Exclude Officer from Memorial

March 22, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) agreed to delay a decision to leave a slain Wisconsin officer off the national police memorial because of the way she died.

Alaskan Village Safety Officer Shot, Killed

March 20, 2013
A village public safety officer (VPSO) in Alaska was shot and killed as he attempted to flee from a suspect who gunned him down with a rifle.

Miss. Chief Killed Directing Traffic

March 20, 2013
A small-town Mississippi police chief and part-time deputy was killed Tuesday morning while directing traffic at the main intersection in town.

Va. Trooper Fatally Shot, Suspect In Custody

March 7, 2013
Master Trooper J. A. Walker, a 60-year-old with 40 years of service, was found in a cruiser off Interstate 85. Trooper Walker was killed at 1:20 p.m. Another trooper responded and saw a man firing into the state police car.

Police Union Opposes 'Compassionate' Parole for Calif. Cop Killer

March 6, 2013
In 1973, Gerald Youngberg took the lives of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Lt. Al Stewart, California Highway Patrol Officer Larry Wetterling, and gas station attendant Robert Jenkins in execution-style murders.

Ark. Deputy Dies In Rollover Crash

March 4, 2013
A veteran Sebastian County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died after his patrol car flipped into a ditch along Highway 96 in Lavaca early Saturday.
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