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Minnesota Conservation Officer Dies of Apparent Medical Emergency

Officer Shannon "Opie" Barron is survived by his wife, two children, his aunt who raised him and numerous relatives.

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Texas Deputy Dies at Scene of Stabbing

Deputy Omar Diaz died at 8:22 a.m. after EMS officials took him to the hospital and doctors were unable to revive him, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Georgia Deputy Killed in Gunfight with Burglary Suspect

Deputy Sheriff Nicholas Dixon was attempting to arrest a suspect who fled on foot after the vehicle he was in crashed.

California Legislature Passes Resolution Dedicating Freeway to Fallen Officer

The California Legislature late last week approved a resolution that will officially dedicate a five-mile stretch of Interstate 5 to Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona, who was murdered in January 2019.

Tennessee Officer Killed in Vehicle Collision

Officer John Anderson with the Metro Nashville Police Department was killed in a crash with a fleeing suspect vehicle near downtown Nashville early Thursday morning.

St. Louis Blues Star Visits Children of Officer Killed in Line of Duty

St. Louis Blues star left winger Pat Maroon visited the children of North County Cooperative police Officer Michael Langsdorf, who was killed June 23.

TX Deputy Struck and Killed at Traffic Stop

Officials with the sheriff's department said around 7:30 a.m. the two deputies were conducting a traffic stop when they were struck by a black pickup truck.

Memorial Rock Honoring Slain Officer Defaced by Vandals

Two large rocks beside a freeway in California's Central Valley, which were painted in memory of slain Sacramento Officer Tara O'Sullivan, were defaced by vandals over the weekend.

Family of Accused Cop Killer Apologizes to Fallen Officer's Family

The family of the man accused of murdering Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative in Missouri sent a letter to news outlets over the weekend in which they expressed sorrow for the loss of life, as well as sympathy for the family left behind.

NYPD Detective and Ground Zero Responder Who Fought for 9/11 Victims Dies of Cancer

On Saturday, his family confirmed that the New York Police Department veteran had died at 53, having succumbed the cancer he developed years after working at Ground Zero.