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N.Y. Commercial Enforcement Trooper Suffers Heart Attack

August 28, 2013
Trooper William Keane, who had a 26-year career with the New York State Police, died Friday in Salt Lake City. The 56-year-old trooper was participating in a competition hosted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

Tactical Md. Officer Shot, Killed Serving Warrant

August 28, 2013
Officer Jason Schneider, 36, was shot in an exchange of gunfire at a Catonsville home Wednesday and pronounced dead at University of Maryland Medical Center's Shock Trauma Center.

Ga. Officer Killed In Pursuit Wreck

August 12, 2013
A DeKalb County (Ga.) Police officer responding to back up other units in a pursuit died after losing control of his vehicle and striking a tree. Officer Ivorie Klusmann, 32, had joined the department in April and recently completed his probationary status.

Ill. Recruit Killed In Head-On Crash

August 8, 2013
Heather Wandt, 30, was driving an agency-owned Chevrolet Lumina when she attempted to pass a semi-truck heading north on Illinois 47 shortly after midnight. Her vehicle struck a pickup truck head-on.

Ky. Deputy Collapses at School

August 7, 2013
A McCracken County (Ky.) Sheriff's deputy died Tuesday shortly after he collapsed while helping a private school in Paducah prepare for the start of classes.

Competition Shooter Kills Fla. Sergeant

August 6, 2013
Sgt. Michael Wilson, 42, was fatally shot at 8:30 p.m. Monday providing backup for deputies who responded to a domestic dispute at the Lakes of Tuscana Apartments in Port Charlotte.

La. Deputy Killed In Head-On Crash

August 5, 2013
St. Charles Parish (La.) Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Watson lost his life Sunday evening in a multiple-vehicle crash while he responded to a call for assistance, the agency announced.

Ga. Officer Killed In Code 3 Crash

July 31, 2013
Veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police Cpl. Thomas Keith Slay was killed and a Russell County Sheriff's deputy was seriously injured in a crash while responding to a an officer-assistance call with lights and sirens.

Ill. Officer Dies After Training Exercise

July 29, 2013
A veteran Wheeling (Ill.) Police officer died Saturday, two days after she became ill during a department training session. Shamekia Goodwin-Badger, 33, was an Iraq War veteran who served with the Wheeling PD for five years.

N.Y. Trooper Dies from Crash Site Injury

July 25, 2013
New York State Police Trooper Winston Martindale, Jr., has died of complications caused by an injury he sustained two years ago while responding to a crash of two small airplanes.

Nev. Officer Dies In Fall During Copter Rescue

July 23, 2013
At some point during the helicopter-assisted rescue, Officer David Vanbuskirk fell to his death. The officers were using the helicopter to hoist the hiker to safety from an area that was too difficult to reach by foot.

Miss. Officer Struck Removing BBQ Grill from Road

July 22, 2013
A driver struck and killed a Jackson (Miss.) Police officer Saturday as the officer attempted to remove debris from Interstate 55. Officer Bruce Jacob, a five-year veteran, died after he was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Texas SWAT Officer Killed After Fake Surrender

July 15, 2013
A barricaded suspect fatally shot a Killeen (Texas) Police SWAT officer and wounded a second officer early Sunday after pretending to surrender at an apartment complex.

Officer Fatalities Rise, Still Near 60-Year Low

July 11, 2013
Law enforcement saw a 9 percent increase in the number of officers killed on duty during the first half of 2013. Despite the increase, it marked the second lowest number since 1963. There were 51 officers killed from January through June.

Pa. State Police Commander Killed In Crash

July 5, 2013
A veteran Pennsylvania State Police commander died in a crash, after he lost control of his cruiser an struck an oncoming SUV. Sgt. John LaRose, a 22-year trooper, was on his way home from the state police barracks in Cameron County.

Texas Sex Offender Kills Deputy, Wounds Officer

July 1, 2013
A fugitive sex offender fatally shot a Texas deputy serving a warrant and later wounded a municipal officer in a city hall shootout that also left the suspect dead.

La. Deputy Dies In Crash

June 24, 2013
A Vernon Parish (La.) Sheriff's Office deputy was killed Monday when his cruiser left the roadway and ejected him. Deputy Steven Netherland, a retired state trooper, was pronounced dead shortly after the 7 a.m. crash.

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.
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