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TX Officer, Daughter Killed in Crash Involving Garbage Truck

The Texas Department of Public Safety said there were several vehicles eastbound on the road that were stopped for a school bus dropping off students. A garbage truck going eastbound was going over a hill and didn’t stop in time, causing a chain-reaction crash with at least five other vehicles.

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TX Constable Sergeant Killed in Off-Duty Wreck

Witnesses said the sergeant was westbound on Highway 290 around 9 p.m. when he came upon an earlier crash, changed lanes and lost control of his vehicle.

NC Officer Killed in Single Car Accident While Driving to Work

The officer died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, troopers said.

Man Convicted of Killing Off-Duty NYPD Officer Now Serving on Police Reform Panel

Richard Rivera fatally shot an NYPD officer in a Queens bar 40 years ago. He is now helping reform police in upstate New York as part of a state-mandated plan launched by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Gang Member Sentenced to 65 Years Over 2019 Killing of Off-Duty Chicago Officer

Jovan Battle helped the alleged shooter, Menelik Jackson, because, as Battle told investigators, they were both members of the Gangster Disciples street gang, the judge said.

Memphis Officer Killed in Off-Duty Crash as He Left Station

Investigators say the officer, now identified as 31-year-old Nicholas Blow, was driving out of the Raines Station parking lot at 10:15 p.m. when he was hit by another vehicle.

New Orleans Campus Officer Murdered Outside of Basketball Arena

The NOPD says Shallerhorn arrived at the school and was refused entry due to not having on a mask.

WA Trooper Killed Off Duty in Avalanche

Trooper Steve Houle was riding snowmobiles with a friend in the French Cabin Creek area just before 1 p.m. when the avalanche occurred, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office.

TX Sergeant Dies in Motorcycle Accident After Funeral Escort Duty

Sgt. Bruce Watson, a 20-year department veteran, was off duty but in uniform and riding his patrol motorcycle when he was involved in a crash with an SUV. He had just completed a funeral escort and was driving home.

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NJ Officer Killed in Hunting Accident

Jason Franco was hunting deer with a family member in Wantage when he was struck by a single round from a shotgun, First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller said.