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Coast Guardsman Killed In Confrontation with Smugglers

December 3, 2012
A veteran U.S. Coast Guard chief petty officer suffered fatal head trauma Sunday after drug smugglers in a panga rammed his vessel off the Ventura County, Calif., coastline.

Minn. Officer Ambushed Near Apartment

December 2, 2012
Officer Tom Decker was responding to a report of a suicidal man late Thursday when he was shot twice after getting out of his squad car near an apartment behind a bar in downtown Cold Spring.

House Passes Bill Honoring Park Ranger

November 28, 2012
The House of Representatives has passed a bill (H.R. 5788) that would name the post office in Eatonville, Wash., in honor of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson.

Ill. Trooper Struck, Killed by Big Rig

November 26, 2012
An Illinois State Police trooper was killed early Monday, when a tractor trailer struck him during a traffic stop along Interstate 55 near Litchfield.

Ala. Deputy Shot, Killed by Emotionally Disturbed Man

November 25, 2012
A Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Friday afternoon, after responding to a domestic dispute involving an emotionally disturbed man.

Blue Ink: Reader Police Tattoos

November 21, 2012

We asked you to show us your "blue ink," and many of you responded with images of your law enforcement tattoos that carry a personal significance regarding a fallen partner, inspirational Biblical reference, or special accomplishment. Photos courtesy of PoliceMag.com readers.

FBI: 72 Officers Feloniously Killed In 2011

November 19, 2012
Seventy-two officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011, compared with 56 from the year before, the FBI announced today.

Mandatory Body Armor Policies Increase

November 19, 2012
A rising number of law enforcement officers are required to wear body armor after two consecutive years in which police were being killed by gunfire with increasing frequency, a new Justice Department study has found.

Ky. Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

November 14, 2012
A Marion County (Ky.) Sheriff's deputy investigating a stopped vehicle was fatally shot early Wednesday by a man who was allegedly on his way to harm his ex-wife.

Ga. Officer Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

November 13, 2012
A Henry County (Ga.) Police officer was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday night as he helped a stranded motorist.

Colo. Officer Killed by Friendly Fire

November 9, 2012
A Lakewood (Colo.) Police officer was killed early Friday by another officer who thought he was a suspect and shot him.

Slain Missouri Trooper's Life Partner Fights for Survivor Benefits

November 6, 2012
The life partner of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper killed on duty in 2009 has filed a lawsuit after he was denied surviving spousal benefits by the Missouri Department of Transportation and Retirement System (MPERS).

Cleveland Cop On Obama Detail Dies

November 5, 2012
A Cleveland Police officer assigned to President Barack Obama's protection detail suffered a medical emergency on duty and later died, the agency told POLICE Magazine.

Copter Crash Kills Two Atlanta Officers

November 4, 2012
Two Atlanta Police officers were killed Saturday night when their low-flying helicopter struck a power line and crashed while they searched for a missing boy.

Border Patrol Agent Dies In Texas

November 4, 2012
A Border Patrol agent suffered a medical emergency while on foot patrol near Big Bend National Park in Texas.

Iowa Cop's Murder Reopened

October 29, 2012
Two black men wrongly convicted in the 1977 murder of a white Iowa police officer hope to prove something they couldn't during trials that sent them to prison for 25 years: that detectives framed them to solve a high-profile case.

Hit-and-Run Suspect Kills N.Y. Officer, Carjacking Victim

October 23, 2012
Police arrested the hit-and-run driver who allegedly gunned down a Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer and motorist shortly after nightfall on Tuesday. The suspect was on parole for attempted murder with a $50,000 reward for his capture.

N.Y. Cop Struck, Killed Responding to Wild Wreck

October 18, 2012
Joseph Olivieri, 43, was clipped by a Cadillac Escalade as he helped a motorist out of a vehicle involved in an accident near exit 35 in North Hills about 4:35 a.m.

'Heroes Behind the Badge' Doc Arrives On DVD

October 12, 2012
The "Heroes Behind The Badge" law enforcement documentary is available now on DVD or Blu-ray disc, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) announced.

Georgia C.O. Fatally Stabbed By Inmate

October 12, 2012
Officer Larry Stell, 46, was assaulted by an inmate and died as a result of the attack, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
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