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Texas Officers who Suffer Off-Duty Heart Attacks and Their Survivors Now Eligible for Benefits

As of Sept. 1, working law enforcement officers in Texas who have heart attacks off duty or on duty will be considered to have had their medical events in the line of duty and be eligible for state and federal line-of-duty benefits.

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Kentucky Deputy Dies of Heart Attack After Fight with Suspect

Deputy Chris Hulsey with the Meade County Sheriff's Office suffered a fatal heart attack following a physical struggle with a suspect.

Texas Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack at Scene of Vehicle Fire

A deputy with the Kinney County Sheriff's Office suffered a fatal heart attack at the scene of a vehicle fire on Friday night.

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.

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.