The shooting death this past Sunday of Prince George’s County (MD) Police Officer Jacai D. Colson was horrific and shocking on many levels. This is the fifth time this year that an ambush assault has resulted in the death of a law enforcement officer.
March 18, 2016
A central Texas police chief was shot and killed at a traffic stop by a man wanted for a misdemeanor warrant on Saturday. Read More Here.
August 25, 2014
The Elmendorf (Texas) police chief was shot several times and killed by a man with misdemeanor warrants.
August 23, 2014
The police chief and only officer with the Little River-Academy (Texas) Police Department was shot and killed Thursday evening after responding to a call of a man with a gun at a home.
June 20, 2014
Law enforcement saw a 9 percent increase in the number of officers killed on duty during the first half of 2013. Despite the increase, it marked the second lowest number since 1963. There were 51 officers killed from January through June.
July 11, 2013
A veteran Pennsylvania State Police commander died in a crash, after he lost control of his cruiser an struck an oncoming SUV. Sgt. John LaRose, a 22-year trooper, was on his way home from the state police barracks in Cameron County.
July 5, 2013
Scott County (Ark.) Sheriff Cody Carpenter died Friday in Western Arkansas flooding and a wildlife officer who had accompanied him was still listed as missing.
May 31, 2013
The goal of the VALOR Initiative is to help officers rediscover and hone their officer safety skills. Regional VALOR training sessions are conducted at no cost to the host agency or to the officers who attend.
May 14, 2013
A south Georgia police chief suffered a fatal heart attack, after responding to a domestic call on Tuesday. Barwick Police Chief Anthony Barfield Sr., 47, had difficulty breathing while on duty.
April 10, 2013
A small-town Mississippi police chief and part-time deputy was killed Tuesday morning while directing traffic at the main intersection in town.
March 20, 2013
A New York City police sergeant collapsed during a narcotics operation Friday morning and could not be revived by medical personnel, the agency announced.
February 4, 2013
The number of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty fell sharply in 2012, marking a year that ranks among the lowest for officer fatalities since 1960.
December 27, 2012
Seventy-two officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011, compared with 56 from the year before, the FBI announced today.
November 19, 2012
The life partner of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper killed on duty in 2009 has filed a lawsuit after he was denied surviving spousal benefits by the Missouri Department of Transportation and Retirement System (MPERS).
November 6, 2012
In 2011, 72 officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty. That number was 16 more than the 56 officers slain in 2010. Also, 50 officers were killed in accidents, a decrease of 22 officers compared with the 72 officers accidentally killed in 2010.
May 14, 2012