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Idaho Officer, Dispatcher Credited with Saving Heart Attack Victim

An officer and a dispatcher with the Pocatello Police Department are credited with saving the life of a man who suffered a massive heart attack early Saturday morning.

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FL Officer Dies of Heart Attack at Police Athletic Camp

Steven Brown, 40, suffered a fatal heart attack June 12 after completing his third day leading the Port St. Lucie Police Athletic League's Police Camp.

U.S. Marshal Suffers Fatal Heart Attack On Duty

A court security officer performed CPR on the 45-year-old deputy but was unable to revive him.

Virginia Officer Dies of Apparent Medical Emergency While On Duty

The Virginia Beach Police Department announced the passing of Master Police Officer Kelvin Bailey, who died of an apparent medical emergency early in the morning on Saturday.

Kentucky Deputy in Stable Condition after Suffering Heart Attack in Training

A Mercer County, KY, deputy is out of surgery and stable in the intensive care unit after he had a heart attack during an active shooter response training Saturday.

Texas Officer Died of Heart Attack After Training

He had spent approximately one hour in a bite suit during the training. Afterwards, he returned home where he collapsed.

ATF Agent Dies of Apparent Heart Attack in Training

Special Agent Paul “Scott” Ragsdale of Rockwall, TX, was learning arrest techniques when he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said.

Idaho Officer Dies of Apparent Heart Attack on Duty

Sgt. Kent Swanson, a K-9 handler, was at a disturbance call when he collapsed. It was determined he likely died of a heart attack.

Pennsylvania Officer Dies from Cardiac Arrest During Tactical Team Training

Officer Alex Sable, 37, was training to become a member of York County's Quick Response Team when he went into cardiac arrest. He received immediate treatment from on-site medics and was transported to a Baltimore-area hospital, where he died Wednesday evening.

Taking Care of Yourself

It's often said of moms, but it's also true of officers: you can't take care of others if you don't first take care of yourself.