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Police Deaths Reach Historic Low In 2012

December 27, 2012
The number of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty fell sharply in 2012, marking a year that ranks among the lowest for officer fatalities since 1960.

Texas Cop, Bystander Killed at Auto Repair Shop

December 25, 2012
A Bellaire (Texas) Police officer was fatally shot while attempting to remove a subject from a vehicle at an auto body shop. The gunman also killed the shop's owner.

Wis. Officer Found Murdered

December 24, 2012
Authorities searched Monday for a suspect who fatally shot a Wauwatosa (Wis.) Police officer, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

Ga. Cop Shot In Foot Pursuit Dies

December 18, 2012
A Clayton County (Ga.) Police officer has succumbed to wounds he sustained when he was shot in the head by a suspect during a foot pursuit.

Two Kansas Officers Fatally Shot Outside Market

December 16, 2012
Cpl. David Gogian, 50, and Officer Jeff Atherly, 29, were shot after they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at a central Topeka grocery store.

Texas Cop Struck by Vehicle Removing Ladder from Roadway

December 16, 2012
El Paso (Texas) Police Officer Angel Garcia, just nine months out of the police academy, was killed Sunday morning while trying to remove a ladder from Interstate 10.

Missouri Deputy Ambushed During Medical Call

December 16, 2012
Washington County (Mo.) Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Parsons, 31, was shot by the son of an intoxicated woman, as paramedics loaded her into an ambulance at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

Memphis Cop Killed In Drug Raid

December 14, 2012
Officers Martoiya Lang, 32, and William Vrooman were struck by gunfire after they entered the home at 7:58 a.m. Friday. Officer Lang died after she was transported to the regional medical center.

La. Deputy Killed After Cruiser Hydroplanes

December 10, 2012
A Natchitoches Parish (La.) Sheriff's deputy died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon, when his Ford Crown Vic patrol car hydroplaned and struck several trees.

La. Constable Killed In Crash

December 7, 2012
The Allen Parish (La.) Constable was killed Wednesday morning when his patrol car left the U.S. Highway 165 roadway and struck several trees.

How To Honor Fallen Officers

December 5, 2012
These officers who made the great sacrifice of their lives in service to others are treasures whose life experiences offer examples of how to live and work.

Coast Guardsman Killed In Confrontation with Smugglers

December 3, 2012
A veteran U.S. Coast Guard chief petty officer suffered fatal head trauma Sunday after drug smugglers in a panga rammed his vessel off the Ventura County, Calif., coastline.

Minn. Officer Ambushed Near Apartment

December 2, 2012
Officer Tom Decker was responding to a report of a suicidal man late Thursday when he was shot twice after getting out of his squad car near an apartment behind a bar in downtown Cold Spring.

House Passes Bill Honoring Park Ranger

November 28, 2012
The House of Representatives has passed a bill (H.R. 5788) that would name the post office in Eatonville, Wash., in honor of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson.

Ill. Trooper Struck, Killed by Big Rig

November 26, 2012
An Illinois State Police trooper was killed early Monday, when a tractor trailer struck him during a traffic stop along Interstate 55 near Litchfield.

Ala. Deputy Shot, Killed by Emotionally Disturbed Man

November 25, 2012
A Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Friday afternoon, after responding to a domestic dispute involving an emotionally disturbed man.

Blue Ink: Reader Police Tattoos

November 21, 2012

We asked you to show us your "blue ink," and many of you responded with images of your law enforcement tattoos that carry a personal significance regarding a fallen partner, inspirational Biblical reference, or special accomplishment. Photos courtesy of PoliceMag.com readers.

FBI: 72 Officers Feloniously Killed In 2011

November 19, 2012
Seventy-two officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011, compared with 56 from the year before, the FBI announced today.

Mandatory Body Armor Policies Increase

November 19, 2012
A rising number of law enforcement officers are required to wear body armor after two consecutive years in which police were being killed by gunfire with increasing frequency, a new Justice Department study has found.

Ky. Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

November 14, 2012
A Marion County (Ky.) Sheriff's deputy investigating a stopped vehicle was fatally shot early Wednesday by a man who was allegedly on his way to harm his ex-wife.
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