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Off-duty LAPD Detective Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

September 3, 2011
LAPD Detective Jesus Ravega, 48, succumbed to injuries sustained after losing control of his motorcycle on a freeway interchange in downtown Los Angeles

Would You Respond Off Duty With Family?

August 30, 2011
I ask myself: Would I just hang back and hope for the best? And if things did go south, would I perhaps not only be adding to the officer's vulnerability through my own inaction?

Drunk D.C. Cop Fired on Trannies

August 29, 2011
Officer Kenneth Furr apparently stood on the hood of his car, firing at people, and yelling threats such as, "I'm gonna kill you." Furr allegedly fired at the people at 5 a.m. Friday, after several verbal confrontations. Three people suffered injuries, and DCist reports that two were transgendered women.

Mystery Surrounds NYPD Cop's Death on Kayak Trip

August 15, 2011
Investigators are still trying to sort out the details of the death of a veteran New York City police officer who drowned while kayaking with his 5-year-old son.

N. Kentucky University Officer Struck, Killed by Hearse In Ohio

August 5, 2011
Officer Roy Sims, 51, died from injuries he sustained in the crash in Montgomery, Ohio. Officer Sims was escorting a funeral procession to Gate of Heaven Cemetery when the hearse struck the motorcycle he was riding around 11:39 a.m.

Decorated Mass. Cop Drowns In Merrimack River

July 25, 2011
Officer Charles Panek, 30, told his companions he was jumping out of the boat and they should come back later to pick him up. When the boat circled back, he did not resurface.

Vacationing NYPD Cop Wounded In Miami Hotel Gunfight

July 25, 2011
A veteran New York Police detective who was on vacation was critically wounded in a gunfight on an outside corridor of his Miami Beach hotel early Saturday. He may have been the victim of a robbery attempt.

Missouri Cop's Son Fatally Shot Himself, After Grabbing Weapon

July 21, 2011
The boy's father, Officer Ryan Metz, routinely stored the handgun out of reach inside a bedroom closet. On Tuesday, he put the gun in the drawer because he was scheduled to work a private security shift.

Calif. Deputy Killed After Intervening In Domestic Dispute

July 21, 2011
An off-duty Marin County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed by a parolee while attempting to protect the man's ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute.

San Diego Detective Killed In Knife Attack, Son Arrested

July 18, 2011
A veteran San Diego Police detective and her daughter were found stabbed to death in their Rancho Penasquitos neighborhood home on Monday.

Detroit Homicide Sergeant Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

July 18, 2011
Michael Martell, 42, died at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center on Sunday. He had not been wearing a helmet.

Gunfight on the Way Home from Church

June 22, 2011

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (June 2010) for coming to the aid of a municipal officer taking fire from an enraged home owner. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Intoxicated Man Brandished Gun In Washington OIS

June 16, 2011
The 35-year-old officer, who has not been named, was on the way home from her shift, at 2 a.m. and noticed a pickup truck being driven erratically on state Route 302.

Off-Duty Ga. Officer Robbed, Shot at Home

June 14, 2011
Officer Landers Burton, 32, was shot in the buttocks during an armed robbery at his Stone Mountain apartment complex early Monday. A 21-year-old suspect who had earlier been a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Newark Officer Fatally Shot While Off Duty

May 27, 2011
William Johnson, 45, was a 16-year veteran of the force. Two others were also injured when an unknown assailant pulled up and opened fire into the crowded Texas Fried Chicken and Pizza from inside a moving car.

Chicago Recruit Struck While Helping Motorist Returns to Duty

May 25, 2011
Chicago Police Officer Daniel Vazquez returned to patrol this week, after recovering from serious injuries suffered while attempting to help a female driver at a crash scene.

Blade-Tech and Looper Produce Concealment Bra Holster

May 18, 2011
The Flashbang holster (patent pending) is a molded, plastic clam shell designed to snap in place over the barrel/slide and trigger guard of many small .380 pistols and J-frame revolvers.

Friendly Fire: Identify Yourself As an Officer

May 16, 2011
SWAT officers often respond to call-outs while off duty and driving their personal vehicles. And they often arrive before the rest of SWAT. Thought needs to be given to how identifiable they are when arriving on scene, particularly in swirling, chaotic, life-threatening situations, and especially when there's a chance on-scene officers might not know they're SWAT.

Shot Houston Officers Recovering from Downtown Shooting

May 9, 2011
Officer Fernando Meza, a two-year officer, was working an off-duty job at the station when he noticed a man with a weapon in his bag trying to buy a ticket. Officer Meza and Officer Timothy Moore, a 12-year veteran, both confronted and exchanged fire with the man, who had two guns.

N.Y. Cop Points Gun at Bartender In Bar

May 6, 2011
Surveillance footage shows Officer Richard Heffern pointing the gun at Charlie Bell, the bartender at South Main Street Pub, while drinking at the bar.
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