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TX Department Releases Name of Officer Who Died from On-Duty Heart Attack

The Alamo Colleges (TX) Police Department has identified the officer who suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a shooting Tuesday night as Sergeant Lionel Martinez, a 21-year veteran of the department.

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Pennsylvania Officer Dies On Duty After Medical Emergency

Officer Bronelle Barrett-Lee, a 20-year veteran of the police force and mother of four, died inside the department's Operations Center.

Texas Deputy Dies from Complications of 2019 Shooting

Deputy Richard Whitten had rallied back after being shot once in the neck and paralyzed by a murder suspect who had killed two people at a Cleveland, TX, business.

Virginia Correctional Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack on Duty

A correctional officer with the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail suffered a fatal heart attack following a shakedown in one of the housing units at the facility over the weekend.

Kentucky Chief Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack On Duty

A chief deputy with the Knott County (KY) Sheriff's Office suffered a fatal heart attack several hours after responding to assist at the scene of a barricaded subject.

Canadian Girl Meets Constable Who Saved Her Life

Two weeks ago, 7-year-old Tiannah Antone-Federici had a heart attack, despite having no known pre-existing medical conditions.

California Park Ranger Dies of Heart Attack After Wildfire Patrol

An officer with the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks suffered a fatal heart attack after a 14-hour shift of patrolling parks and remote areas in the evacuation zone where wildfire had just destroyed more than 20 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations of 100,000 residents.

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.

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.

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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.