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Good Samaritan, Former Gang Member Moved Wounded Houston Officer Out of Kill Zone

“But when the shooting rang out, he didn’t just continue to film, like so many people are doing in this upside-down world. This young African-American male, who told me he was a gang member, that his life was way out there, but he’s found God and has turned his life around. He went and helped Officer Waller,” Chief Art Acevedo said.

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Man Accused of Killing Houston Officer Could Have Been Arrested Sunday

Since Sunday, Elmer Rolando Manzano’s estranged wife had twice called police alleging domestic violence, but in neither case was the suspect charged or taken into custody.

SC Deputy Killed in Traffic Stop Incident

Sheriff Hobart Lewis said in a press conference that Master Deputy Conley Jumper, 52, effected a traffic stop around 3 pm Tuesday. During that stop, at least one of the occupants of the vehicle reportedly started fighting with Jumper.

Houston Officer Killed at Domestic Call

A sergeant with the Houston Police Department was fatally shot and another officer critically wounded as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

Colorado Officer Killed in Multi-Vehicle Highway Crash

Colorado State Police said a Ford F-350 going southbound on Highway 2 went off the highway onto the shoulder, then came back onto the road and crossed the center line, striking the unmarked police SUV.

CA Sheriff's Sergeant Dies of On-Duty Heart Attack

Sgt. Harry Cohen “suffered what appears to be a heart attack while training with the K9 team,” Sheriff Chad Bianco said in a Facebook post.

Myrtle Beach Neighborhood Lights Up Blue to Honor Slain Officer

The show of support comes after Officer Jacob Hancher of the Myrtle Beach Police Department was murdered Oct. 3 at a domestic call. The 23-year-old Hancher had served less than a year as a local police officer.

19-Year-Old Gets 42 Years for 2017 Murder of Arkansas Lieutenant

Heard was only 16-years-old when he was formally charged as an adult with capital murder in the death of Lt. Weatherford in July 2017. He was also charged with attempted capital murder, breaking or entering theft of property, and possession of a handgun by a minor.

Woman Indicted in Crash that Killed Phoenix Officer

A grand jury in Maricopa County, AZ, has indicted a woman who reportedly struck and killed an officer with the Phoenix Police Department in 2019.

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Florida Community Mourns the Loss of Officer with Outpouring of Support

Community members from the city of Miami and surrounding areas came together on Wednesday to honor the life of Officer Aubrey Johnson Jr. of the Miami Police Department, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this month.