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Va. Tech Officer Shot, Killed On Campus

December 8, 2011
Virginia Tech University spokesman Mark Owczarski told the Associated Press a campus police officer stopped a vehicle shortly after noon today in the school's Coliseum parking lot, near McComas Hall.

Man Charged with Vehicular Murder of Texas Officer

July 11, 2011
John Wesley Nero, 30 of Beaumont, Texas, who’s accused of intentionally ramming a patrol car with his fleeing sport utility vehicle, killing a police officer, has been charged with capital murder.

Irate Husband Allegedly Shot Memphis Officer

July 5, 2011
Alexander Haydel, who is being held on first-degree murder charges, apparently arrived at the hotel and got into an argument with his wife and her ex-husband. The couple was staying in town to celebrate the holiday.

Officer Who Responded to Joplin Tornado Dies from Lightning Injuries

June 3, 2011
Officer Jefferson "Jeff" Taylor, who was struck by lightning on Monday, May 23, while on tornado disaster response duty in Joplin, passed away at a hospital here on Friday. He was 31 years old. He worked for Riverside, a suburb on the north side of Kansas City.

Houston Officer Killed by Drunk Driver Remembered as Hero

June 2, 2011
Will’s last words were a shouted warning that saved the life of a civilian witness Will was interviewing as Johoan Rodriguez’s vehicle crashed through a police barrier and barreled toward them. Rodriguez has been charged in connection with Will’s death.

Funeral Held for Newark Officer Killed in Drive-By Shooting

June 2, 2011
Newark Police Officer William Johnson was remembered today as a man devoted to his native city and his two daughters a week after he was killed in a drive-by shooting. He was off duty and standing at the counter of a fast-food restaurant in Newark waiting for a slice of pizza.

Remember the Forgotten Fallen

January 6, 2011
Let's not forget our other brethren who work may have been less conspicuously gallant, but who have likewise paid the ultimate price years before their time.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Southern Arizona

December 15, 2010
Agent Brian Terry, 40, was killed at about 11 p.m. near Peck Canyon, about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border west of Rio Rico on the Interstate 19. Four suspects are in custody and one is being pursued, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection.

Big-Rig Trucker Kills California Cop In Park Gunfight

November 8, 2010
Officer Ryan Bonaminio, a four-year veteran of the department and a U.S. Army veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, had responded to a hit-and-run call.

Suspect Who Ambushed Louisiana Sergeant In Custody

October 24, 2010
Sgt. Tim Prunty, 44, was standing near his cruiser in uniform, when Chris Cope pulled into the convenience store parking lot and opened fire on the officer.

LAPD Officer Killed By Roadside Bomb In Afghanistan

October 20, 2010
Officer Joshua Cullins had bounced back from a concussion suffered during the July 16 explosion of a roadside bomb. Fellow officers including Chief Charlie Beck recorded a video get-well greeting for Cullins that was posted to YouTube.

Man Accused of Killing Alaska Officers Surrenders After Standoff

August 30, 2010
The standoff between Alaska state troopers and the man they say killed two police officers in the village of Hoonah, a very small town near Juneau, ended this morning.

Suspect in Slaying of Utah Deputy Captured

August 30, 2010
Arizona’s Coconino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Erika Wittenmuth said Curley was taken into custody about 1 a.m. in the Lost Spring subdivision after a homeowner reported seeing a man with a rifle slung over his shoulder trying to get into his home about 12:20 a.m. In all, 17 police officers rushed to the scene and soon located Curley.

Belligerent Drunk Shoots N.C. Deputy, Then Turns Gun on Himself

July 29, 2010
Deputy Jon Willis, 30, was shot with a handgun by Daniel Meyers, 22, as he approached a mobile trailer near the Wayne County border in eastern North Carolina.

Third Off-Duty Chicago Officer Fatally Shot In As Many Months

July 18, 2010
A Chicago Police officer a month away from retirement was shot and killed Sunday morning, as he cleaned out his trunk, following a shift guarding the mayor's home.

Chicago Officer Fatally Shot Leaving Police Building

July 7, 2010
While leaving a police building at about 3:45 p.m., the officer was shot in the head, while trying to stop a robbery attempt. The incident happened at 61st and Racine outside of the facility used by the department's targeted response and gang enforcement units.

Two Tampa Officers Shot and Killed, Suspects at Large

June 29, 2010
Tampa Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, both 31, were shot in the head at 50th Street and 23rd Avenue, said Mayor Pam Iorio after a news conference.

Slain Arkansas Officers Followed Their Families' Blue Legacy

May 21, 2010
Like so many others, Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans took up careers in law enforcement to follow in the footsteps of their fathers. The West Memphis, Ark., police officers killed on Thursday after a traffic stop on Interstate 40 had seen their fathers -- and, in Evans' case, a grandfather -- serve long careers.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Back From Iraq Killed During Motorcycle Theft

May 20, 2010
Thomas Wortham IV had returned from his second tour in Iraq. Wortham's father, a retired officer, attempted to help his son and shot two of the the attackers.

Two Officers Killed, Two Wounded in West Memphis, Ark.

May 20, 2010
Two West Memphis Police officers were killed and two other law enforcement officers, including Crittenden County Sheriff Dick Busby, were shot today after two suspects were pulled over on a drug interdiction stop around noon on Interstate 40 at Airport Road. The two suspects were shot dead.
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