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Police Told to Leave Protective Gear Behind Before Dallas Sniper Attack

June 30, 2017
The officers assigned to the rally in downtown Dallas last July – where five officers were killed and nine wounded – were told not to wear certain heavy protective gear because it would make them look too "militaristic." More Here.

Illinois Trooper Killed in Interstate Crash

June 29, 2017
An Illinois State Police trooper died Wednesday of injuries suffered in an Interstate 74 crash involving his squad car and a semitrailer truck near Farmer City.

FL Trooper Struck, Killed Assisting Motorist on Highway

June 19, 2017
Master Sgt. William T. Bishop was standing outside his patrol car when a vehicle from a secondary collision struck him.

An Officer Safety Reality Check

June 16, 2017

The best way to reduce line-of-duty deaths is to concentrate on safety issues that officers can control.

18-Year-Old Suspect Admits to Killing Arkansas Officer, Faces Capital Murder Charge

June 14, 2017
Tyler Calamese, an 18-year-old from Newport, AR, has admitted to shooting and killing Newport police lieutenant Patrick Weatherford Monday night, according to Arkansas State Police.

AR Lieutenant Shot and Killed Backing Up Officer at Traffic Stop

June 13, 2017
A Newport, AR, lieutenant was shot and killed Monday night while backing up another officer who was conducting a traffic stop in Remmel Park.

2 GA Prison Guards Disarmed, Slain During Prison Bus Transport

June 13, 2017
The Putnam County Sheriff’s office says about 30 other inmates were on the transport bus when two inmates overpowered the guards, and one of the inmates then fatally shot them.

TX Corrections Officer Dies of Heart Attack After Struggle with Inmate

June 12, 2017
A corrections officer at a Central Texas women's prison died after a confrontation with an inmate Friday, Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials said.

ME Officer Critically Injured in Water Rescue Accident Dies

June 7, 2017
A Maine police officer who was critically injured in a boating accident en route to assist in a water rescue last month has died of his injuries.

Video: FL Agriculture Officer Killed in Crash

June 7, 2017
A Florida Agriculture officer died after his car caught fire in an on-duty crash Tuesday morning.

FL Agriculture Officer Killed in Crash

June 7, 2017
A Florida Agriculture officer died after his car caught fire in an on-duty crash Tuesday afternoon. More Here.

Slain Police Chief's Widow Sues Fugitive's Wife, Son

June 2, 2017
The widow of a Pennsylvania police chief slain in 1980 is suing the wife of the FBI fugitive in the case, saying she may have helped hide the suspect from authorities a decade or more after the shooting.

Sheriff's Deputy Among 8 Killed in MS Lauded as 'A Hero'

June 2, 2017
Nearly a thousand police officers, family members and others gathered Thursday for the funeral and burial of Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy William Durr.

SC Deputy Struck, Killed by Boat Propeller in Training Exercise

June 1, 2017
An Anderson County (SC) Sheriff's Office deputy was hit by a boat during a training exercise on Lake Hartwell Thursday morning and subsequently died from his injuries, the coroner said.

Name Released of WV Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash, Suspect Arrested

May 31, 2017
The name of a Bluefield, WV, police officer who was killed in a pursuit crash early Tuesday morning was released Wednesday.

Suspect Faces Capital Murder Charge in Killing of MS Deputy, 7 Others

May 31, 2017
Willie Cory Godbolt, the man accused of killing eight people over the weekend, including a Lincoln County, MS, deputy sheriff, has been charged with capital murder and seven counts of first-degree murder.

West Virginia Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash

May 30, 2017
An officer from the Bluefield (WV) Police Department is dead after an accident on Princeton Avenue in Bluefield early Tuesday morning. The crash involved two cruisers from the Bluefield Police Department and one cruiser from the West Virginia State Police.

MS Deputy and 7 Others Killed, Suspect in Custody

May 28, 2017
It appears the deputy responded to a call at Lee Drive of a resident wanting the suspect removed from the property. Rushing said the deputy and three others were killed there. Two more people were shot and killed at a residence on Coopertown Road, he said. A third crime scene was located near where Godbolt was captured, according to reports.

VA State Police Agent Killed in Richmond, Suspect in Custody

May 27, 2017
A Virginia State Police special agent has died after he was shot Friday evening after approaching a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street.

Man Gets 2 Life Sentences for Ambush Killings of Iowa Officers

May 22, 2017
During a hearing at the Polk County (Iowa) Courthouse Friday morning, Scott Michael Greene, 46, withdrew not guilty pleas and pleaded guilty to two first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of Urbandale (Iowa) Police Officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Police Sgt. Anthony "Tony" Beminio, 38.
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