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Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick Died from Strokes

The medical examiner noted Officer Sicknick was among the officers who engaged the Capitol mob and said “all that transpired played a role in his condition.”

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Oregon Deputy Dies from 40-Year-Old Gunshot Injuries

The suspect opened fire on Stanley "Allen" Burdic, striking him twice. Flack then stole Burdic's patrol car, running over his legs while fleeing the scene.

Iowa Trooper Shot and Killed During Standoff, Suspect in Custody at Hospital

The suspect Michael Thomas Lang ran for sheriff of Grundy County in 2020 and won the Democratic primary with 517 votes.

MS Deputy Killed in Crash while Responding to Call

According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Pat Barnes was responding to assist the Prentiss Police Department in a reported altercation at the Western Motel in Prentiss. On his way, Deputy Barnes lost control of his vehicle and collided with a tree.

Officer Killed in Vehicular Attack to Lie in Honor at Capitol

Officer William Evans will now be the second USCP officer to lie in honor this year. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, laid in honor in early February.

Georgia Deputy Killed in Jail Stabbing

GBI officials said deputies were moving an inmate, Albert Booze, to another area of the jail when the stabbing happened. Booze had made threats to harm himself and was being placed on suicide watch.

Officer Injured in Friday Capitol Attack Released from Hospital

Video shared online showed a Capitol Police officer identified by local outlets as Ken Shaver being brought outside of the hospital in a wheelchair on Sunday. The officer, seen wearing a face mask and plain clothes, with a brace on his left leg, was greeted by cheers and applause.

Illinois Officer Struck by Vehicle and Killed

Officer James Kouski, 58, was hit by a sedan while standing near the road at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday. Kouski succumbed to his injuries shortly after the crash.

Texas Trooper Dies from Wounds Suffered in Friday Shooting

“Our DPS family is absolutely heartbroken at the loss of one of our brothers in uniform who was killed in the line of duty,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Walker was committed to protecting the people of Texas. His sacrifice will never be forgotten, and we ask that you keep his family, friends and colleagues in your prayers."

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IN Reserve Deputy Killed in On-Duty Crash

According to Indiana State Police, Deputy James Driver was traveling south on North State Road 45 when a 2006 GMC truck and trailer driven by Christopher Derr, 22, of Monticello, Illinois, was traveling north and attempted to stop but lost control, hitting Driver’s police cruiser.