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The DOJ's VALOR Training Initiative

May 14, 2013

The goal of the VALOR Initiative is to help officers rediscover and hone their officer safety skills. Regional VALOR training sessions are conducted at no cost to the host agency or to the officers who attend.

FBI: 47 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year

May 13, 2013
The number of officers feloniously killed on duty fell by about a third in 2012 when compared to the prior year, the FBI announced Monday. Preliminary data shows that 47 officers were killed in 2012, a 35-percent drop from the 72 killed in 2011.

NLEOMF Begins Engraving 2013 Officer Names

May 8, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has begun engraving the names of 321 fallen law enforcement officers who will be honored as part of National Police Week next week.

Officer Killed In Crash Along Ariz. Highway

May 7, 2013
An Arizona DPS officer was killed Monday, when an empty tanker truck failed to yield and struck the officer's patrol vehicle. Officer Tim Huffman, a 14-year veteran, was sitting in his patrol car along Interstate 8 near Yuma as a second officer attempted to shut down the highway.

Pa. Cop Killed In Crash with Unlicensed Driver

May 3, 2013
Officer William J. McCarthy and his partner were attempting to get in front of a vehicle driven by Kylee Barletto to get far enough ahead to lay spike strips or create a roadblock when she sideswiped their police cruiser.

Decorated Fla. Deputy Killed In Wreck

April 26, 2013
A veteran Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy died Friday morning in his patrol car in an accident in Winter Haven. Master Deputy Joseph "Shane" Robbins, 40, was found unresponsive inside his mangled patrol car.

Okla. Deputy Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash

April 22, 2013
Deputy Douglas Hanna, 44, was driving a marked agency truck when a truck driven by a 17-year-old struck failed to obey a stop sign and struck his vehicle. The teen has not been cited.

Repeat Drunk Driver Strikes, Kills Texas Deputy

April 22, 2013
Deputy Chad Key, 42, responded to assist deputies involved in a vehicle pursuit. As Deputy Key helped direct cars around the accident scene, a multiple-DWI offender allegedly struck the deputy and continued driving.

Slain MIT Officer Identified

April 19, 2013
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has identified the officer allegedly killed Thursday night in a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

La. Assistant Warden Killed In Rainy Wreck

April 15, 2013
An Opelousas (La.) Police assistant warden died when her vehicle left a rain-soaked roadway on her way to work a 12-hour shift early Sunday. Peggy Sylvester, 55, was attempting to pass a vehicle, when she lost control of her department SUV on Highway 31.

Wis. Cop Suffers Heart Attack Responding To Burglary

April 13, 2013
A Town of Brookfield (Wis.) Police officer apparently died of a heart attack while responding to a burglary call Friday night. Officer Donald Bishop, 32, was alone in his patrol car, when he drove off the roadway.

NLEOMF To Add 321 Names To Police Memorial

April 12, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will engrave the names of 321 officers onto the national police memorial in Washington, D.C. this year.

Ga. Chief Collapses at Domestic Call

April 10, 2013
A south Georgia police chief suffered a fatal heart attack, after responding to a domestic call on Tuesday. Barwick Police Chief Anthony Barfield Sr., 47, had difficulty breathing while on duty.

Ark. Cop Dies During SWAT Training

April 8, 2013
A Faulkner County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died Monday morning after taking part in a training session in North Little Rock. Hans Fifer, 32, participated in SWAT training in North Little Rock and completed the training, when he began complaining of shortness of breath.

Miss. Detective Fatally Shot In Station

April 4, 2013
A homicide suspect shot and killed a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective Thursday inside police headquarters after overpowering the officer and taking his gun. Detective Eric Smith was interviewing the suspect, when the two men began to argue.

W.Va. Sheriff Shot, Killed Eating Lunch

April 3, 2013
A West Virginia sheriff known for cracking down on the drug trade in the state's southern coal fields was fatally shot in a drive-by Wednesday while eating lunch with a deputy in his squad.

NLEOMF Adds Slain Wis. Cop To Memorial Wall

April 3, 2013
A Wisconsin officer allegedly stalked and killed by her jealous husband will be added to the national police memorial in May, following the reversal of a decision by the memorial's steward to deny the officer's inclusion.

Texas CO Collapses Responding to Alarm

April 3, 2013
Officer Brandon Kountz apparently died of a heart attack while rushing to assist other officers after a body alarm. He had served the agency for 11 months.

3 Die In Alaska Trooper Helicopter Crash

April 1, 2013
An Alaska State Trooper helicopter carrying a trooper, pilot, and snowmobile rider on a search and rescue mission went down about 100 miles north of Anchorage on Saturday evening.

Illinois Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 29, 2013
An Illinois trooper died after a big rig struck his patrol car late Thursday causing the two vehicles to burst into flames. Trooper James Sauter, 28, was in his patrol car at the time on Interstate 294 heading south near Willow Road in Downer's Grove.
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