Nicholasville (Ky.) PD Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in a three-vehicle crash while driving his police cruiser in Garrard County Wednesday morning. More Here.
The Impala's driver side window shattered. Bullets slammed into the car's cockpit. And Det. Wisner felt a searing pain in his left shoulder. There would be no foot pursuit.
Emergency crews were on the scene of a deadly crash for several hours Wednesday in Monroe, N.C., where a tractor-trailer overturned onto a Union County deputy's cruiser. The Union County Sheriff’s Office identified the man involved as Sgt. Jeffrey Wayne Greene, 54. More Here.
A Maury County, Tenn., sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning in Spring Hill while responding to help another deputy involved in a pursuit. The 42-year-old father of three had been a full-time deputy for three months. More Here.
Dep. Jesse Valdez III of the Harris County (Texas) Sheriff's Office was killed in a head-on crash Wednesday, and the driver believed to be responsible is in jail. More Here.
The rookie officer, 24-year-old Anthony Haase, died from his injuries after wrecking his cruiser on Idalia Road near Highway 528. He is remembered as both a promising young police officer and a star on the baseball field. More Here.
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in the first half of 2014 officer fatalities increased 31% over the same time period in 2013. The only thing we can do is train for the unexpected, and prepare ourselves for that one day that may never happen.