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Off-Duty Chicago Officer Dies By Suicide in Forest Preserve

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the Northwest Side of the city on Monday evening.

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Pennsylvania DA Seeks Gag Order in Trial of Accused Cop Killer

The Allegheny County District Attorney's office on Tuesday filed a request for a gag order in the case against a man accused of killing an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer.

Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

An off-duty police officer with the Philadelphia Police Department died when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

Georgia Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Off-Duty Crash

An officer with the Georgia Southern University Police Department has succumbed to injuries he sustained in an off-duty vehicle collision last week.

Off-Duty Massachusetts Officer Dies Unexpectedly

An off-duty officer with the Beverly (MA) Police Department unexpectedly died in his home on Saturday, the agency announced on Monday.

Off-Duty Arizona Officer Dies in Ultralight Aircraft Crash

An off-duty sergeant with the Tucson Police Department died Wednesday morning when the ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed in the town of Benson.

Pennsylvania DA Will Seek Death Penalty in Case Against Cop Killer Suspect

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing off-duty Officer Calvin Hall during an argument in the early morning hours of July 14. Hall died July 17—three days after he was shot.

Off-Duty Georgia Officer Dies in Traffic Collision After Shift

The Wadley Police Department said on Facebook, "It's with much grief and sadness that we the Wadley PD and City of Wadley inform you of the passing of Patrolman Daniel Thomas. Thomas was such a devoted, patriotic, brave, officer who loved helping people."

Off-Duty New York Officer Dies in Manhattan Crash

An off-duty NYPD officer was among two people killed when a Mercedes sedan exited the Henry Hudson Parkway, struck a tree, and burst into flames early Sunday morning.

2 Charged in Murder of Off-Duty LAPD Officer

Talamantes and Facundo face charges including murder with special circumstances and other counts. That would make them eligible for the death penalty if convicted. Smith faces charges including shooting into an inhabited vehicle and accessory to murder.