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Minn. Cop Loses Control of Vehicle on Icy Road

January 3, 2012
A Savage (Minn.) Police officer lost control of his squad car on an icy roadway while rushing to respond to a prowler call on Monday, slamming into a tree.

Police Fatalities Rise 13% In 2011

December 28, 2011
The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms made 2011 a deadly year for officers now dealing with greater challenges in an already hazardous profession. For the first time in 14 years, the number of officers killed by gunfire (68) surpassed the number killed in traffic-related accidents (64).

N.M. Deputy's Restaurant Crash

December 28, 2011

A Taos County (N.M.) Sheriff's deputy responding to a call on Christmas Eve rolled his Chevy Tahoe SUV into a busy restaurant's patio. There were no injuries.

Video: N.M. Deputy Crashes Cruiser Into Busy Restaurant

December 27, 2011
A Taos County (N.M.) Sheriff's deputy responding to a call on Christmas Eve crashed his cruiser into a busy restaurant's patio while attempting to avoid a collision.

Ga. Deputy Killed In Crash

December 19, 2011
Butts County (Ga.) Sheriff Deputy Ronnie Eugene Smith was killed while responding to a call late Saturday.

Mo. Chief Succumbs to Crash Injuries

December 5, 2011
The Leadwood (Mo.) Police Chief has died of injuries he suffered in a crash while on duty last week. Chief Jerry Hicks' vehicle lost control after hitting ice.

Conn. Trooper Involved In 'Nightmare' Crash

November 3, 2011
A Connecticut State Police trooper involved in an ugly, multi-vehicle crash survived with only minor injuries, leaving the hospital after receiving treatment.

N.J. Cop Killed In DWI Crash

October 16, 2011
Mount Arlington (N.J.) Police officer Joseph Wargo was killed when a drunk driver traveling at a high rate of speed collided into his patrol car. Officer Wargo, 38, was on patrol when he was struck while driving east on Route 80 at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Ind. Deputy Fell Asleep at Wheel, Wrecked Cruiser

October 7, 2011
Deputy Brad Deckard, 28, was traveling west about 4:08 a.m. when he lost control of his 2007 Ford Explorer and struck a ditch, an embankment, and utility pole. His patrol vehicle came to rest on the driver's side and then caught fire.

Two Okla. Deputies Killed In Wreck with Semi

October 1, 2011
Deputies Tim Lowery and Mike Roberts were travelling west on Highway 39 four miles west of Highway 177. The deputies crested a hill, when they encountered a semi hauling a lowboy trailer that was attempted to make a U-turn.

Iowa Trooper Dies In Fiery Rollover Crash

September 20, 2011
Trooper Mark Toney was driving with emergency lights activated when his vehicle left the roadway, rolled about 50 yards, and burst into flames.

Three Fla. Cops Pried from Cruiser Wreck

September 14, 2011
Two of the three Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police officers admitted to Delray Medical Center, after their cruiser became impaled on a concrete pole are in stable condition. The third was treated and released.

Texas Sgt. Ejected From Vehicle In Fatal Crash

August 28, 2011
Sgt. Mark Scianna, 49, died in the crash that occurred while he was working his normal overnight traffic supervisor shift. His police vehicle rolled and struck a second utility pole after ejecting the officer.

Tenn. Constable Succumbs to Wounds From Crash

August 23, 2011
Constable Ross Potter of Carter County's Sixth District was traveling on Highway 91 on Aug. 4 when his department vehicle left the roadway near Blue Springs Road and struck a utility pole.

La. Capitol Police Officer Killed In Crash

August 10, 2011
A Louisiana capitol police officer was killed in a crash Tuesday night, when his department vehicle crossed the interstate median and struck an 18-wheeler and pickup truck head on.

N.C. Deputy Killed In Crash Assisting Another Officer

August 2, 2011
Greene County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy David Jennings Dawson III was killed when his cruiser left the road while responding to another deputy who had asked for assistance. The 21-year-old deputy swerved and left the roadway on Highway 903 at Crowfoot Road, about three miles south of Snow Hill.

N.J. Detective Killed In Head-On Crash

August 2, 2011
A New Jersey detective was killed Monday morning, after a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction drifted across the center line and struck her head-on, as she headed to work in her department-issued Ford Crown Vic.

N.C. Officer Strikes Tree While Responding to ONA Call

July 31, 2011
Officer Russell Willingham, 28, responded to a 3:15 a.m. call from an officer asking for assistance after stopping a probable drunk driver who was weaving around the road.

Former Miami Beach Cop Charged In ATV Crash

July 26, 2011
The Miami Beach Police officer who plowed over two people during a sandy joyride was charged with drunk and reckless driving.

3 Houston Cops Injured When Squads Collide

July 20, 2011
Three Houston Police officers were injured when their two cruisers collided early this morning near a north Houston station.
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