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Pennsylvania Trooper Dies of Medical Event

Trooper Donald Brackett was reportedly found unresponsive next to his patrol vehicle.

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Man Found Guilty of Murdering 2 CA Police Officers

A jury needed less than a day of deliberations to determine that John Hernandez Felix is guilty of first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting deaths of Officers Jose Vega and Lesley Zerebny.

Slain AL Officer Identified, Suspect to Face Death Penalty

Auburn Mayor Ron Anders Jr. identified the officer who died in the line of duty as veteran Officer William Buechner, pronounced Beek-ner. He served on the force for 13 years.

Suspect in Killing of AL Officer Captured

Auburn police say the three officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call about 10 p.m. When they arrived on the scene they were reportedly fired upon by the suspect, identified as Wilkes.

AL Officer Killed—2 Wounded, Suspect at Large

The three officers were shot late Sunday night at a mobile home park in Auburn and a manhunt is underway for a suspect wearing body armor. One of the other two wounded officers is in critical condition. Both are expected to survive.

Wisconsin Firefighter Killed, Police Officer Wounded in Shooting

A firefighter is dead and a police officer was wounded when gunfire broke out during a call for assistance at a transit center in Appleton, Wisconsin, on Wednesday. A third person was also injured in the incident.

Video: Trump Praises Courage of Fallen at Police Week Ceremony

Trump closed out his speech, saying: "Your loved ones were the finest and the bravest. They did not run. They did not hide. They answered the call."

Mississippi Constable Dies of Injuries from Crash

Willie Houston "Hoot" West, 81, died at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, three days after his car left the roadway in a turn on Harrison Road and crashed into a tree.

Savannah Officer Shot, Killed Investigating Robbery

Two officers and the suspect were wounded. Sgt. Kelvin Ansari later died at an area hospital. The other wounded officer was treated and released.

Florida Boy Running 1 Mile for Each Fallen Officer from 2018 and 2019

In January, Cartledge vowed to run 148 miles to pay tribute to the 148 police officers who died last year in the line of duty. In addition, the 10-year-old said he will run an additional mile for every officer and other first responders killed this year.