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Florida Man Found Guilty of Killing 2 Officers

During closing arguments Tuesday, prosecutors told the jury Miller wanted to “make a statement” with the killings. After ambushing Howard and Baxter, he shot them both in the head. Prosecutors said Miller was motivated by hatred of police.

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Officer in Scotland Dies On Duty, Cause Not Released

An officer with the Scottish Police Federation died while on duty on Tuesday, the agency announced on Twitter.

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival Features Memorials to 2 Fallen California Officers

Attendees at the 'Chalk It Up' art festival in Sacramento were given the opportunity to remember two Central Valley police officers who were killed in the line of duty earlier this year.

Cop Killer Sentenced to Life for Murdering Oklahoma Deputy

The 47-year-old man convicted of shooting Oklahoma Deputy David Wade to death has been sentenced to life in prison.

Illinois Woman Posts Tribute to Fallen Trooper on Facebook

An Illinois woman took to social media on Wednesday to tell the tale of a heartwarming interaction she had several years ago with Illinois State Trooper Nick Hopkins—who was recently killed in the line of duty.

(Video) 5 Tenets of "Below 100" Can Reduce Officer Deaths

POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Below 100 Executive Director Roy Bethge to discuss the program and how it can reduce duty deaths.

Mississippi Deputy Dies in Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash

Chickasaw County Sheriff James Meyers confirmed on Wednesday that Deputy Jeremy Voyles died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Tuesday evening.

California Boy Organizes Event to Honor Slain LAPD Officer

When a boy in the Los Angeles suburb of Downey learned of the murder of LAPD officer Juan Diaz, he wanted to do something to pay tribute to him.

Central California Officer Dies from Fungal Disease

A 52-year-old detective with the Bakersfield Police Department has died from complications from an illness caused by a fungus that lives in the soil and dirt in California's Central Valley.

NFL Team Honors Fallen Tennessee Officer

The Tennessee Titans football team honored fallen Metro Nashville Police Department Officer John Anderson by presenting his family and fellow first responders with the 12th Annual "Titan Sword of Honor."