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Charleston Coroner: Visiting CA Officer's Death Caused by Drugs

An officer with the West Sacramento (CA) Police Department found dead in a Charleston, SC, hotel room in December died of an apparent overdose involving fentanyl and heroin.

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NYPD Officer Dies in Vehicle Collision En Route to Work

An off-duty officer with the New York Police Department died in a crash with a minivan in Nassau County on Wednesday.

Agency Says Off-Duty Maine Officer Died of Fentanyl Overdose

The Lewiston (ME) Police Department said in a statement that 34-year-old Officer Nicholas Meserve died from acute fentanyl intoxication in February.

Off-Duty Georgia Deputy Shot, Killed by Teen Cousin

Deputy Edmond Irvin, 25, was reportedly shot and killed by his cousin—identified as 17-year-old Danny Long—during a family fight.

Texas Officer Dies in Traffic Collision En Route to Work

An off-duty officer with the Marble Falls (TX) Police Department was killed in a motorcycle accident as he was en route to work,

Off-Duty California Officer Drowns in Hawaii

Officer Rashad Riley passed away in a tragic drowning accident while on the island of Kauai.

North Carolina Department Mourns Loss of Lieutenant Who Died Unexpectedly

Lieutenant Jimmy Case of the Hendersonville (NC) Police Department died suddenly on April 11, the agency announced on Facebook.

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Way to Work

An officer on his way to work lost control of his personal motorcycle and crashed into a guardrail. He was unconscious and unresponsive when he was found in the left shoulder of the freeway, and was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Third Suspect Charged in Murder of Off-Duty Chicago Officer

According to WGN-TV, 22-year-old Jaquan Washington has been charged with three felony counts of attempted first-degree murder. Already, 24-year-old Menelik Jackson and 32-year-old Jovan Battle had been charged with first-degree murder and other charges in the case.

Accused Murderer of Chicago Officer Says He Killed First Hispanic He Saw After Dispute

The man accused of killing 23-year-old Chicago police officer John Rivera reportedly told police that he targeted the man because he was of Hispanic heritage.