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Kansas Officer Found Dead in Patrol Vehicle

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a law enforcement officer with the Sac and Fox Police Department found deceased in his patrol vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border.

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Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer

The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant.

Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder for Border Agent's Slaying

According to officials, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes and four other members of a crew that planned on robbing marijuana smugglers encountered Terry and other agents who were on a stakeout in the southern Arizona desert. The 30-year-old Border Patrol agent was fatally shot in the encounter.

Iowa Sergeant Sues Agency Claiming PTSD and Abuse

In his petition, Jorgensen claimed he has faced disability discrimination, harassment, a failure to accommodate him and retaliation under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, citing incidents before and after the killings of his fellow officers.

NYPD Detective Killed by "Friendly Fire" Responding to Robbery

“Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detective Simonsen is dead,” O'Neill said.

Suspect Charged with Homicide in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Officer

Fricke told investigators he didn't realize it was police trying to break down his door, authorities said. He is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner.

Ohio Sheriff Tells Off Suspected Cop Killer in His Jail

On Friday at the funeral of one of his deputies shot and killed in the line of duty as he responded to a call from a suicidal man at an apartment complex, Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy delivered some stern words to the man suspected of pulling the trigger.

Lawyer for Accused Cop Killer Wants Mental Evaluation Sealed

The defense attorney for Gustavo Perez Arriaga—who is accused of killing Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman (CA) Police Department—wants the mental evaluation he requested for his client to remain sealed.

Slain Milwaukee Officer Identified, Details Emerge About Shooting

Officers repeatedly announced themselves as police and when they tried to breach the door, the suspect fired several shots, Police Chief Alfonso Morales said.

Milwaukee Officer Killed Serving Warrant, Suspect in Custody

Officials say around 9:15 a.m., the Milwaukee Police Department’s Tactical Enforcement Unit was in the neighborhood to serve a search warrant. At 9:20 a.m., officers made contact with two subjects — and shots were fired. One officer was struck and mortally wounded.