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Officer Struck by Vehicle

GA Deputy Struck by Vehicle and Killed

According to officials, Deputy Walter Jenkins was directing traffic when he was hit by a vehicle.

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Line-of-Duty Deaths Increased in 2021, FBI Reports

Officers killed while on duty increased drastically, by nearly 40%, in 2021. According to FBI statistics, 129 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2021. Of these, 73 officers died as a result of felonious acts and 56 officers died in accidents.

Illinois Deputy Killed Deploying Spike Strip During Pursuit

The suspect's vehicle struck the deputy and then crashed in a field north of the intersection. Galesburg officers apprehended the suspect

3 CHP Officers Injured in Fiery Crash

A witness said the CHP vehicle was helping conduct a lane closure on the freeway when it was struck by an SUV going 90 to 95 mph.

Ohio Officer's Death Compels Conversation About Spike Strip Safety

The tragic death of Bluffton, OH, Police Officer Dominic Francis—who was laying out spikes in a roadway when he was struck by a suspect driving a stolen vehicle involved in a police pursuit—should commence conversations about training to safely deploy tire-deflation devices.

2 PA Troopers Struck and Killed on Interstate

“Troopers Mack and Sisca made the ultimate sacrifice this morning while assisting a citizen in need. These troopers personified our department’s core values of honor, service, integrity, respect, trust courage and duty,” said Col. Robert Evanchick.

OH Deputy Run Over, Seriously Injured by Fleeing Suspect

McGuin was ordered by the deputies to stop his vehicle. He ignored the order and then intentionally charged at Dep. Adam Slusher with his vehicle, hitting the deputy with his vehicle, according to the sheriff's office.

2 MO Officers Struck by Vehicle Share Story of Recovery, Bonds of Brotherhood

“Every day I call him. He’s more than a partner, more than a trainee. He’s a brother to me now,” Hayes said. “We share a day together that no one else is going to share with us. Jan. 24, around 6:30 p.m., is basically our alive day. It could have ended for either of us.”

TX Man to Serve 40 Years for Dragging Officer

He then attempted to drive away in his vehicle. An officer attempted to stop the subject by reaching into the driver's side of the car but was dragged for a distance and his leg was run over.

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Tennessee Deputy Killed Removing Ladder from Interstate

While attempting to clear the roadway, an oncoming tractor-trailer struck Jenkins, his patrol unit and two other vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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