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UT Deputy Killed When Hit by Cement Truck
“Deputy Baker was a kind and generous person who was always there for his teammates. We want his family to know that we are here to support them as they grieve this tragic loss,” said Sheriff Rosie Rivera in a statement.
November 16, 2022
Dallas Officer Killed in Wrong-Way Crash with DUI Suspect
The crash happened just before midnight Tuesday on Spur 408 as Officer Jacob Arellano, 25, was driving to work.
October 13, 2022
Dallas Officer Critically Injured in Crash with Wrong-Way Driver
Police said the wrong-way driver hit the front left side of the officer's SUV, forcing it to go into the right lane and get hit by a tractor-trailer. The SUV rolled several times before stopping on the right shoulder of Spur 408.
October 12, 2022
OK Off-Duty Officer Killed in Crash While Driving Home
The off-duty officer was traveling north on the interstate when a southbound vehicle crossed the median and hit her vehicle as she was driving home.
September 29, 2022
GA Officer Killed in Off-Duty Vehicle Accident
“Officer Steed passing is a tough loss for our agency as his spirit and continual laughter remains an integral part of our daily lives serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of Union City.”
May 31, 2022
TX Interim Chief Dies in Car Crash
"Interim Chief Jarmon served honorably with the Lexington Police Department since January 2019 and will be missed," Lexington Mayor Allen Retzlaff wrote.
March 23, 2022
NC Agency Thanks Bystander Who Pulled Officer from Burning Car
“A brave citizen who came upon the collision scene, was able to eventually force the driver side door of the Dodge Charger open, and pull Officer Toney to safety."
February 2, 2022
Syracuse Officer Passes Away from Carbon Monoxide Exposure
An officer with the Syracuse Police Department has died following exposure to carbon monoxide in his personally owned boat on Oneida Lake.
October 12, 2020
Texas Officer Injured in Bicycle Accident Released from Hospital
Detective Alan Branch of the the Arlington (TX) Police Department was off duty and participating in group bicycle ride with petitioners of his Fort Worth church when a vehicle struck several riders in late August.
September 18, 2020
Off-Duty Arizona Officer Dies in Head-On Vehicle Collision
Commander Jody Makuch was off-duty riding his motorcycle through Cottonwood when a vehicle drifted left of center and struck him head on.
September 8, 2020
Crash Involving Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer Injures at Least 1
At least one person was injured during a two-car vehicle collision that included an off-duty police officer on Wednesday night.
August 27, 2020
Alabama Deputy Needs Transplant After Being Gored by Bull
A deputy with the with the Morgan County (AL) Sheriff's Office Alabama lost his small intestine and large portions of his large intestine after he was gored by his two-year old bull over the weekend.
August 20, 2020
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