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Riverside Police Identify Slain Officer

February 11, 2013
Officer Michael Crain, an 11-year veteran, was killed in an early Thursday ambush as he and his partner sat in a patrol car at a red light at Arlington and Magnolia avenues. The officers were allegedly fired on by Chris Dorner at about 1:35 a.m.

Rampaging Ex-LAPD Cop Shoots 3 Cops, Kills 1

February 7, 2013
SWAT teams searched near a rugged San Bernardino ski resort late Thursday for a fired LAPD officer who shot three officers, including one fatally, in a rampage across Southern California.

Paralyzed Buffalo Officer Dies

February 4, 2013
A Buffalo Police officer who was paralyzed by a suspect's bullet during a 2006 shooting has succumbed to wounds that ended her law enforcement career. Officer Patricia "Patty" Parete, 48, died early Saturday at her home.

NYPD Sgt. Suffers Heart Attack During Drug Bust

February 4, 2013
A New York City police sergeant collapsed during a narcotics operation Friday morning and could not be revived by medical personnel, the agency announced.

Ark. Cop Fatally Struck by Drugged Driver

February 4, 2013
A Conway (Ark.) Police officer succumbed to injuries he sustained when an intoxicated driver struck him at an accident scene, according to the agency. Officer William McGary, 26, died Friday afternoon after receiving treatment at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock.

Shot Minn. Cop's Partner Resigns

January 31, 2013
Officer Greg Reiter, 39, didn't give a reason for his decision. Reiter's actions during the shooting came under scrutiny following the death of Officer Thomas Decker on Nov. 29.

La. Sgt. Killed, 2 Deputies Injured In Shooting

January 28, 2013
A Louisiana man who allegedly set fire to a mobile home shot three officers who responded to the incident, killing one and critically injuring two others.

Tenn. Trooper Killed When Fire Truck Flips Onto Cruiser

January 25, 2013
Trooper Michael Slagle, 53, lost control of his patrol car on Longmeyer Road in Knox County in eastern Tennessee shortly before 7 a.m. while driving to work.

Georgia Lt. Found Dead at Training Center

January 14, 2013
Lt. Mark Cotton, 49, was found dead Sunday at the Chief Ben T. Watkins Training Academy in Macon, Ga., where he served as director. An autopsy report revealed a possible cause of death.

ATF Agents Discuss Waco Raid

January 10, 2013
Three agents involved in the ATF's disastrous Waco raid will discuss the event at a panel discussion in Washington D.C. hosted by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Va. Motor Cop Killed In Fiery Crash

December 31, 2012
Prince William County (Va.) Police Officer Chris Yung was killed in a fiery wreck Monday afternoon on Va. 28 near Piper Lane just outside Manassas.

Texas Cop Dies After Cruiser Crash

December 31, 2012
San Antonio Police Officer Edrees Mukhtar had been hospitalized since a Dec. 10 car crash. He died Saturday evening.

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.
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