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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.

Ark. Sheriff Dies In Flooding

May 31, 2013
Scott County (Ark.) Sheriff Cody Carpenter died Friday in Western Arkansas flooding and a wildlife officer who had accompanied him was still listed as missing.

Slain MIT Officer Posthumously Honored

May 29, 2013
The MIT campus police officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been appointed to the police department he was a month from joining when he was killed.

Oregon to Parole Cop Killer

May 29, 2013
Oregon's parole board has brushed off objections from law enforcement to release a logger convicted of beating to death a John Day Police Department officer. Sidney Dean Porter, 52, is scheduled to go free on June 7.

State Police: Ky. Officer's Killing Premeditated

May 27, 2013
Bardstown (Ky.) Police Officer Jason Ellis was fatally shot early Saturday morning as he removed debris that had been intentionally placed on an exit ramp of the Blue Grass Parkway as part of a murder plot, the Kentucky State Police said Sunday.

FBI HRT Operators Killed In Training Accident

May 19, 2013
Two members of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) died Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach. Special agents Christopher Lorek, 41, and Stephen Shaw, 40, had served the FBI for 17 years and eight years respectively.
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