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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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Texas DPS Officer Brain Dead After Friday Shooting, Organs to be Donated

DPS Trooper Chad Walker was shot multiple times as he answered a motorist assist call. He suffered gunshot wounds to the head and abdomen during the shooting.

Minnesota Officer Shot in Ambush, Saved by Armor

When they arrived, police say a shooter ambushed the officers by firing several rounds down from the third floor of the apartment complex to the parking lot. One of the officers was shot in the chest.

TN K-9 Killed As Suspect Fires into Police Vehicle

The incident occurred on Nov. 17 as Officer Justin Darby and his Belgian Malinois K-9 officer named Sjaak -- pronounced “Jacques” -- were driving on Murfreesboro Road in La Vergne, Tennessee, when a gunman pulled up alongside them and opened fire on their patrol car before speeding off, police say.

Baltimore Officer Wounded in Vehicle Ambush, Suspect Killed

Commissioner Michael Harrison said the shooter was driving in the opposite direction of the officers' car and it was the officer in the driver's seat that returned fire and was wounded. Three other officers were in the car.

Actor and Ex-Con Danny Trejo Sends Food from His Restaurant to Wounded LA County Deputies

Trejo spoke with Too Fab earlier this week about his admiration for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Claudia Apolinar, who saved her 24-year-old partner's life by applying a tourniquet after they were both shot in an ambush in Compton in September.

Wounded New Orleans Officer Recovering, Suspect in Custody

Officer Trevor Abney was shot in the face in broad daylight in the French Quarter Friday and is still recovering in the hospital.

Portland Officer Sprayed with OC in His Patrol Vehicle

"A male approached the patrol vehicle, broke out the back window (on the hatch), pepper sprayed the interior, then ran to a vehicle and drove off," the Portland Police Bureau reports.

Actor Ricky Schroder Donates to Los Angeles Deputies Who Were Ambushed

Actor Ricky Schroder—who has had his own run-ins with law enforcement in the past—has donated a substantial amount of money to the two deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Office who were wounded in an ambush shooting in September.

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Mark Cuban Donates to Families of Ambushed LA Deputies

Cuban said he made the donation as part of his efforts with his Fallen Patriot Fund, which was originally founded to help families of U.S. military members who were killed or seriously wounded during Operation Iraqi Freedom.