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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.

Arkansas Officer Dies In Foot Pursuit

March 27, 2013
A drug task force director in Arkansas died as he chased a parolee from a Clarksville property Tuesday evening. Larry Johnson, 65, was the director of the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force.

Calif. Correctional Officer, K-9 Killed In Rollover

March 25, 2013
Sgt. Gilbert Cortez and his search dog, Mattie, died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in San Diego County. They were on the way to search inmates for drugs and other contraband at La Cima Fire Camp.

Poisoned Mich. Cop Honored 90+ Years After Death

March 25, 2013
A Flint (Mich.) Police sergeant will be honored during National Police Week when his name is added to the national police memorial more than 90 years after his death.

NLEOMF Reconsiders Decision to Exclude Officer from Memorial

March 22, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) agreed to delay a decision to leave a slain Wisconsin officer off the national police memorial because of the way she died.

Alaskan Village Safety Officer Shot, Killed

March 20, 2013
A village public safety officer (VPSO) in Alaska was shot and killed as he attempted to flee from a suspect who gunned him down with a rifle.

Miss. Chief Killed Directing Traffic

March 20, 2013
A small-town Mississippi police chief and part-time deputy was killed Tuesday morning while directing traffic at the main intersection in town.

Va. Trooper Fatally Shot, Suspect In Custody

March 7, 2013
Master Trooper J. A. Walker, a 60-year-old with 40 years of service, was found in a cruiser off Interstate 85. Trooper Walker was killed at 1:20 p.m. Another trooper responded and saw a man firing into the state police car.

Police Union Opposes 'Compassionate' Parole for Calif. Cop Killer

March 6, 2013
In 1973, Gerald Youngberg took the lives of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Lt. Al Stewart, California Highway Patrol Officer Larry Wetterling, and gas station attendant Robert Jenkins in execution-style murders.

Ark. Deputy Dies In Rollover Crash

March 4, 2013
A veteran Sebastian County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died after his patrol car flipped into a ditch along Highway 96 in Lavaca early Saturday.

Fla. Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

February 28, 2013
Sgt. Gary Morales, 35, was shot Thursday morning shortly after making the stop at 9:28 a.m. Deputies had stopped a vehicle just south of Fort Pierce in an unincorporated area.

2 Calif. Cops Killed Investigating Sex Crime

February 27, 2013
Sgt. Loren Baker and Det. Elizabeth Butler were found dead outside the home of Jeremy Goulet, 35. Goulet was shot and killed on Doyle Street at about 3:30 p.m. after firing at officers who were conducting a search of the area.

Lessons Learned from the ATF Waco Raid

February 27, 2013
A trio of ATF commanders have offered new details about the failed Waco raid and outlined changes within the agency since 1993, as the agency remembers its four fallen agents on the 20th anniversary.

Inmate Fatally Stabs Federal C.O.

February 26, 2013
Officer Eric Williams, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. following the assault at United States Penitentiary-Canaan, a high security institution located near Waymart about 20 miles east of Scranton.

Waco Raid: 20 Years Later

February 25, 2013

Four ATF agents were killed during the botched search warrant raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, on Feb. 28, 1993. For the 20th anniversary, ATF agents on the ground spoke publicly about the raid, lessons learned, and changes in the agency. Three retired ATF agents joined a Feb. 7 panel discussion hosted by the National Law Enforcement Museum in its "Witness to History" lecture series. Audio is courtesy of NLEOMF. Read "Lessons Learned from the ATF Waco Raid."

W.Va. Man Sentenced In Deputy's Death

February 20, 2013
A West Virginia man will spend at least 25 years in state prison for drunkenly slamming into a sheriff's deputy during an interstate police chase that ended on I-79 at Mount Morris last February.

Minn. Cop Died of Heart Attack After Foot Pursuit

February 19, 2013
St. Paul (Minn.) Police Officer Josh Lynaugh, 30, died from complications of a heart attack he suffered during a foot pursuit earlier this month.

Mo. Detective Dies While Working Out

February 14, 2013
Detective Christopher Simpson succumbed to a medical emergency at 5:05 p.m. at the Chesterfield Police Fitness Center. Simpson was a 35-year law enforcement veteran.

San Bernardino Sheriff Identifies Slain Deputy

February 13, 2013
The San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sheriff Department identified Jeremiah MacKay as the deputy who was killed while attempting to apprehend fugitive ex-LAPD cop Chris Dorner.

Deputy Killed In Gunfight with Dorner

February 12, 2013
Fugitive ex-LAPD cop Chris Dorner fatally shot a San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy during a Tuesday shootout, before barricading himself in a remote cabin.
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