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Second Officer Dies in Florida Police Shooting

August 21, 2017
A second Florida police officer has died from wounds he suffered in a shooting Friday night, Kissimmee police said.

4 Florida Officers Shot, 1 Killed

August 19, 2017
One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday.

Third Man Charged in Deadly Shooting of MO Officer

August 16, 2017
A third man is under arrest and facing a charge in the deadly shooting of Clinton, MO Police Officer Gary Michael, and he's the second suspect accused of tampering with the investigation.

Helicopter in Fatal VA Police Crash Had Past Engine Problems

August 16, 2017
The police helicopter involved in a crash that killed two troopers near the chaotic events of Charlottesville, VA, over the weekend had previous mechanical problems that led to an extremely hard landing seven years ago.

Mississippi Deputy Killed in Crash Responding to Shooting Call

August 15, 2017
Quitman County Deputy Jimmy Clark was responding to a shooting call when he swerved to dodge two dogs in the road.

No Distress Call in Helicopter Crash That Killed 2 Virginia Troopers

August 14, 2017
There was no distress call, according to federal safety investigators looking into what caused a helicopter crash that killed two Virginia State Police officers as they were conducting surveillance work during the white nationalists' rally in Charlottesville on Saturday.

Chicago Police Captain Found Dead in Patrol Car of Apparent Natural Causes

August 14, 2017
The officer, 50-year-old James Lavoy was found unresponsive in his squad car on I-94. Police said there were no signs of trauma and believe it may have been cardiac related.

2 Virginia State Police Officers Killed in Helicopter Crash

August 13, 2017
In a statement, Virginia State Police said the helicopter was "assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation" before falling into a wooded area, in Albemarle County, where Charlottesville is located.

Second Man Arrested in MO Officer's Death, Accused of Tampering with Evidence

August 11, 2017
William Noble, 35, was charged Thursday with felony tampering with evidence. He is accused of buying the rifle that investigators believe Ian McCarthy, 39, used in the killing of Clinton, MO, police Officer Gary Michael on Sunday.

Motorist Found Not Guilty in Vehicular Death of Ohio Trooper

August 11, 2017
Gaspar faced 10 charges and was found not guilty of both the homicide charges relating to Velez's death as well as driving under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash. A doctor who examined him the following day testified that Gaspar tested negative for all drugs of abuse. He had taken prescription methadone prior to the crash.

Video: IN Cop Killer Suspect Could Face Death Penalty

August 11, 2017
The man accused of killing a Southport (IN) Police Department lieutenant who was trying to help him after a car crash could face the death penalty.

TX Campus Police Officer Dies of Complications from Feral Cat Bite

August 10, 2017
West Texas A&M University Police Department Cpl. Monty Dale Platt died Tuesday after being bitten by a feral cat two weeks ago while responding to a call on campus. He was 47.

Suspected Cop Killer Captured in Missouri

August 9, 2017
A driver spotted McCarthy on an area highway and reported the sighting to police, the Missouri Highway Patrol reports. McCarthy was apprehended on Missouri Route U shortly thereafter without incident.

Corps of Engineers Employee Charged in SC Deputy's Death

August 8, 2017
An employee with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been charged in the death of a South Carolina sheriff's deputy who was thrown from a boat during a training accident.

Suspect in MO Officer's Death Still at Large

August 8, 2017
The search for a man wanted in the murder of a Clinton, MO, police officer continued Tuesday afternoon after the search of a home in Chilhowee, MO, came up empty.

TX Officer Killed in Rollover Crash

August 7, 2017
A Yoakum County, TX, law enforcement officer was killed in a crash while responding to another crash Saturday evening in Yoakum County, according to Seagraves police and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

TX Detective Killed, 2 Colleagues Injured in On-Duty Crash

August 7, 2017
A 33-year-old Abilene, TX, police detective was killed and two other detectives injured Sunday during a crash on I-20 at Clyde.

MO Officer Slain at Traffic Stop, Suspect at Large

August 7, 2017
A Clinton, MO, police officer was shot and killed Sunday night after making a traffic stop. The suspect is at large and the subject of a manhunt.

City Councilman Blames Agency, "Negligence" for OK Trooper's Death

August 4, 2017
Norman, OK, City Councilman Stephen Tyler Holman blamed the Oklahoma Highway Patrol's policy for the death of Lt. Heath Meyer, who was killed in the line of duty while trying to put out stop sticks during a high-speed pursuit last month.

Video: Woman Gets 32 Years for Drunken-Driving Crash That Killed TX Officer

August 4, 2017
A Texas exotic dancer convicted of intoxication manslaughter after a crash that killed a Pearland police officer was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Thursday.
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