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Washington Officer Crashes To Avoid Gunman

March 9, 2011
A Lakewood (Wash.) Police officer crashed his cruiser, while evading a parked vehicle with a passenger pointing a shotgun at him.

Florida Sgt. Killed In Crash On Way To Work

February 17, 2011
Delray Beach (Fla.) PD's Sgt. Adam Rosenthal was killed when his cruiser struck a tree outside of Boca Raton, as he headed to the station to begin his shift

CHP Officer Killed In Head-on Crash

February 16, 2011
Adams, 24, had been on duty for about six hours when the 2:15 p.m. crash occurred. He was heading northbound on a right-hand curve in wet weather when he veered into the southbound fast lane and somehow spun so that his passenger side was exposed to oncoming traffic.

Stray Trailer Strikes Arizona Tribal Officer's Cruiser, Killing Him

February 14, 2011
San Carlos Apache Police Officer Aaron Peru, 26, was killed Sunday, when a stray trailer struck his vehicle, while he headed to an afternoon meeting.

S.C. Cop Crashed Cruiser Off-Duty While DUI

February 2, 2011
Former North Charleston (S.C.) Police Officer Nicholas Lomma violated several agency policies, including driving a city vehicle while intoxicated and driving a city vehicle outside a 10-mile radius of the city limits while off duty.

Saving Police Lives

February 1, 2011

The odds of you dying in a traffic accident are much higher than the odds of you being shot while restrained in your car.

Arizona Sheriff's Helicopter Crashes Near Tucson

January 31, 2011
Loren Leonberger, a civilian pilot, died at the scene, and three others were injured. Names will be released pending family notification. The helicopter crashed while scouting a location to help identify locations for future radio towers to facilitate communications in the area.

Ohio Officer Cut From Cruiser In Snowy Crash

January 13, 2011
Beavercreek (Ohio) Police Officer Craig Polston was investigating a crash along Interstate-75, when a northbound semi truck struck the rear of his patrol vehicle, forcing it into the path of another semi truck.

Univ. of Houston Officer Killed In Crash, Responding To Call

December 24, 2010
Officer Ann O'Donnell, 24, is the first line of duty death for the agency. The officer had been with the agency for about a year.

Just About the Worst Thing You Can Do On Patrol

November 24, 2010
Causing an innocent person's death is just about the worst thing you can do on patrol. Seeking payment for injuries sustained while killing two teens is beyond the pale.

Memorial Service for Texas Trooper Set

November 17, 2010
The memorial service for Trooper Jonathan McDonald will be held Friday in Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety has announced.

Dallas Officer Suspended for Concealing Damage to Squad

November 5, 2010
A Dallas police officer has been suspended for concealing an accident that resulted in minor damage to his agency cruiser.

Virginia Officer Pulled From Flaming Cruiser

November 1, 2010
A Roanoke (Va.) PD officer was pulled from his flaming cruiser early Sunday by another officer, after he crashed his cruiser into a vacant house on the way to provide backup on a vehicle stop.

Georgia Deputy Leaps From Flaming Propane-Fueled Cruiser

October 26, 2010
The interior of the car caught fire, when Deputy Gary Cox decided to light up a cigarette. The agency is investigating whether there was a leak and has suspended propane use.

NJ Officer Killed in Crash, After Saving Choking Man

October 26, 2010
A Teaneck (N.J.) Police officer was killed when his vehicle struck a utility pole, several hours after he had saved the life of an 87-year-old man.

El Paso Cop Killed By Drunk Driver 'Best Friend' To Graveyard Cops

October 15, 2010
Officer Karl McDonough was killed about 1 a.m. Wednesday when Alejandro Fierro, 19, allegedly ran a red light in his silver 2004 Mercedes and plunged into the patrol car.

DUI Red-Light Runner Kills El Paso Officer, Injures Second

October 13, 2010
The officers were struck by a Mercedes at about 1 a.m. Six fire trucks responded to the crash.

Veteran Baltimore PD Officer Killed In Crash

September 28, 2010
Officer James E. Fowler III was killed late Monday, while heading to a training session at Penn State University. Fowler of Cantonsville was driving to Lewiston, Pa. on U.S. 22/322 West and came to rest along a concrete barrier.

Motorists Failing to Obey 'Move Over' Laws

September 23, 2010
Law enforcement deaths in the line of duty are often associated with gunfire, but traffic-related deaths -- including wrecks and deputies run over outside their cars -- outnumbered shooting deaths in 2009 and most of this decade.

Learning to Drive Like a Cop

September 17, 2010
It's stressful enough to operate all these electronic devices, but far more difficult to operate a motor vehicle with these cockpit distractions. I often wonder when we will have mini-nuclear plants in the trunk to produce enough juice to run all of this stuff.
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