Nearly nine hours after a shooting that killed one Charleston County, S.C., deputy and seriously wounded another, an ensuing standoff ended. The slain deputy was identified as Joseph Matuskovic, 45, a former Charleston police officer.
The city of Topeka has identified the Topeka police officer killed in a fatal shooting Sunday evening as Cpl. Jason E. Harwood. Harwood joined the Topeka Police Department on June 28, 1999. He was a member of the hit-and-run unit and K-9 unit. He was promoted to the position of corporal in May 2012. Harwood, 40, is survived by his wife and two sons. Read More Here.
Rochester (N.Y.) PD Officer Daryl R. Pierson — 32, and an eight-year veteran with the RPD and father of two small children — was shot and killed Wednesday during an exchange of gunfire between police and a man officers were pursuing. Read More Here.
A central Texas police chief was shot and killed at a traffic stop by a man wanted for a misdemeanor warrant on Saturday. Read More Here.
A Cascade County (Mont.) Sheriff's Deputy lost his life in the line of duty on Thursday afternoon after he was hit by a vehicle being pursued by police on Highway 89 near Belt. Read Story Here.
Officer Jeffrey Westerfield of the Gary (Ind.) Police Department was found shot to death in his patrol car Sunday morning. It was his 47thbirthday. Three subjects are in custody. Read Story Here.