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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.

Slain Mich. Trooper Helped Capture His Suspected Killer

September 10, 2013
Michigan Trooper Paul Butterfield died late Monday after he was shot in the head at a vehicle stop in a rural area in the western area of the state. The trooper's radio call helped lead law enforcement to his alleged killer.

The Last Full Measure

September 10, 2013

Abraham Lincoln spoke of the willingness to fight and die for others as "the last full measure of devotion." Officers who agree to have their organs donated upon death exemplify that devotion.

Miss. Officer Arrests Shoplifter, Suffers Heart Attack

September 9, 2013
Corporal Van Perry, 49, has transported the suspect to the police station on Aug. 28 and began to interview him when Perry suddenly collapsed.

Utah Sgt. Fatally Shot While Approaching Vehicle

September 2, 2013
A Draper (Utah) Police sergeant radioed for help after being fatally shot while he drove his police cruiser toward an awkwardly parked vehicle early Sunday. Sgt. Derek Johnson, 32, was met with gunfire as he approached a silver Volvo.

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.
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