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“The mission of Gallagher's Army: Fallen Officer Fund is simple. We want to get a check into the hands of the surviving family members of a police officer who has been killed in the line of duty as quickly as possible. This show of financial support to be used in any way the family sees fit will in no way compensate for their loss; rather, it's a sign of appreciation, respect and support from a grateful nation” Mike Gallagher, founder, Gallaghers Army: Fallen Officer Fund

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Gallagher’s Army donates First Responders Bibles to Baltimore Police

Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Mike Gallagher had the Executive Director of his Charitable Foundation, Joey Hudson, travel to Baltimore this week to deliver First Responders Bibles that his foundation freely distributes around the nation. The Gallagher's Army Fallen Officer Fund presented 1000 First Responders Bibles to the Baltimore Police Department at a meeting with a group of local pastors

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San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson

Police Officer Michael Johnson was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a suicide threat at an apartment in the 2600 block of Senter Road shortly after 6:40 pm. A friend of the subject in the apartment had called police and stated the man was drunk and was possibly having thoughts of hurting himself. As officers approached the building the man stepped onto the balcony and

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Navajo Police Officer Alex Yazzie

Police Officer Alex Yazzie was shot and killed near Red Valley, Arizona, while pursuing a subject who had shot at another officer who had responded to a domestic violence call in Little Water Trading Post, New Mexico, shortly after 4:00 pm. The initial call involved a report of a barricade situation in which a subject armed with an AR-15 rifle was holding his family hostage. The man opened

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El Paso Patrolman Adrian Arellano

Patrolman Adrian Arellano was killed when his police motorcycle collided with another vehicle at North Yarbrough Drive and Edgemere Boulevard while escorting a funeral procession through the intersection. A second officer was directing traffic at the intersection when the driver of a small sedan disregarded the officer's signals and entered the intersection. Patrolman Arellano's motorcycle

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Pell City Lieutenant Richard Woods

Lieutenant Richard Woods suffered a fatal heat attack while assisting other rescue personnel extricate several teenagers from a vehicle following a serious accident on Cogswell Avenue, at 5th Street, at approximately 4:30 pm. Paramedics immediately began to render aid to Lieutenant Woods. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away a short time later. Lieutenant Woods had

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Clayton County Police Officer Darryl Wallace

Police Officer Darryl Wallace was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to a prowler call at approximately 8:30 pm. He had his emergency equipment activated and was attempting to pass another vehicle when his patrol car left the roadway at the intersection of Tara Boulevard and Old Poston Road. Officer Wallace had served with the Clayton County Police Department for only five

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New York State Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.

Trooper Donald Fredenburg suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a morning training run at the New York State Police Academy. He and other newly sworn in troopers had just begun their run around the SUNY Albany campus when he suddenly collapsed. Academy staff immediately provided medical attention, including the use of an AED, which restarted his heart. He was transported to

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Stone Park Patrolman George S. Nissen

Patrolman George Nissen succumbed to injuries sustained 10 years earlier when he was assaulted while attempting to break up a large fight on February 13th, 2005. He had responded with other officers to the disturbance at a bar at 1622 North Mannheim Road. As Patrolman Nissen approached one of the subjects in the fight he was attacked and thrown to the ground, striking his head on the

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Nicholasville Police Officer Burke Rhoads

Police Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in a vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Rogers Road, in Garrard County, at approximately 7:00 am. He was en route to Eastern Kentucky University to take a training course when another vehicle turned in front of his patrol car. The collision spun the patrol car around into oncoming traffic, where it was struck a second time from the

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Warren County Deputy Sheriff Johnny Gatson

Deputy Sheriff Johnny Gatson died as the result of injuries suffered a single vehicle crash that occurred on February 23rd, 2015. He was traveling on Oak Ridge Road when his patrol car struck a patch of black ice, left the roadway, and struck a tree. The collision caused him to suffer a fractured leg. He was treated and later released from the hospital. He was recovering at home when he began

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Deputy U.S. Marshall Shot to Death

Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells was shot and killed as he and other members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a double-murder suspect at the Elm Grove Motel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Shots were exchanged as the team attempted to take the man into custody and Deputy Wells was struck. He was transported to a local hospital by another deputy marshal

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Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III

Police Officer Robert Wilson was shot and killed when he and his partner interrupted a robbery at a video game store at 2101 West Lehigh Avenue at approximately 4:45 pm. The officers were conducting a security check of the businesses in the strip mall and had parked in front of the store. Officer Wilson went into the store to conduct the security check and to buy a video game for one of his sons.

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Special Agent William Sheldon

Special Agent Bill Sheldon died as the result of cancer he developed as a direct result of participating in rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Agent Sheldon assisted with directing people away from the towers on the day of the attack. He was then exposed to toxic debris while assisting with the search and recovery efforts at Ground

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Police Officer Craig Chandler

Police Officer Craig Chandler succumbed to injuries sustained two months earlier when he was involved in a crash during a pursuit of a moped. He and other officers were attempting to detain a group of individuals who were riding dirt bikes, which are illegal to operate in the city. One of the people they were attempting to detain was picked up on a moped which then fled the scene. Both the

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Florida Police Officer Shot and Killed

A man trying to avoid arrest shot a Florida police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. The Tarpon Springs Police Department said officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek was shot and killed Sunday while responding to a call regarding a noise complaint about 2 a.m. Investigators say the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., was

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Two New York Police Officers Slain

Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, two New York City police officers, were gunned down on Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, according to witnesses in the area. Please keep these families in your prayers.  Show your support by donating to our Fallen Officer

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Deputy Sheriff Grant William Whitaker

  Ingham County Sheriff's Office, Michigan --  Deputy Sheriff Grant Whitaker was killed in a vehicle crash during a pursuit on Dexter Trail, one mile east of Route 52, at approximately 2:00 am. Deputy Whitaker's patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree during the pursuit, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. The vehicle he was pursuing continued to flee and the driver

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Deputy Sheriff James “Bart” Hart

  Elmore County Sheriff's Office, Alabama -- Deputy Sheriff Bart Hart was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on on Firetower Road, near Marshell Road in Wetumpka, at approximately 7:45 pm. He had just cleared the scene of another accident and was traveling south when the other vehicle crossed the center line at a high rate of speed and struck his patrol car. Despite

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Investigator Holmes Smith

  Clarendon County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina -- Investigator Holmes Smith was killed in a single vehicle crash on Sumter Highway, near I-95, in Alcolu at approximately 2:30 pm. He was returning to Clarendon County after meeting with South Carolina Law Enforcement Division special agents in Sumter County as part of an auto theft investigation. Investigator Holmes had

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Police Officer David Payne

  Chandler Police Department, Arizona -- Police Officer David Payne was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of Chandler Boulevard and Pennington Drive. He was stopped at a red light at 12:40 am when the drunk driver rear-ended his motorcycle and then fled the scene. The driver was arrested a short time later and charged with

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Patrolman Robert Blajszczak

  Summerville Police Department, South Carolina -- Patrolman Robert Blajszczak died six days after suffering a heart attack while conducting a traffic stop on the 600 block of Main Street. During the stop he began to suffer a medical emergency. A passing officer saw Patrolman Blajszczak in distress and immediately radioed for assistance. He was transported to a local hospital

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Deputy Sheriff John Timothy Williamson

  Butler County Sheriff's Office, Alabama -- Deputy Sheriff Tim Williamson suffered a heart attack following a struggle with a subject he was attempting to arrest. Believing he had strained a muscle during the struggle, he did not seek medical treatment. The pain in his chest continued and on October 23rd, 2014, it became severe after he responded to several calls for service. He

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Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver

  Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California -- Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver was shot and killed as he and another deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way. A male occupant of the vehicle opened fire on the deputies with an AR-15 rifle, striking Deputy Oliver in the forehead. The man and a female occupant then

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Police Officer Eddie Johnson, Jr.

  Alton Police Department, Missouri  --  Police Officer Eddie Johnson was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to a structure fire at a home in Royal Oak, approximately six miles west of Alton. During the response his patrol car left U.S. 160 fives miles west of Alton, struck a driveway entrance, and overturned several times. It is believed that Officer Johnson was

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Sergeant Michael Naylor

Midland County Sheriff's Office, Texas --  Sergeant Mike Naylor was shot and killed as he and other deputies served a warrant on a child sexual predator at a home on the 3800 block of North County Road 1247. The officers attempted to make contact with the man, but he refused to come to the door. Deputies then broke out a window of the home to make visual and verbal contact with the man,

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Trooper David Kedra

  Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania -- Trooper David Kedra was accidentally shot and killed while participating in a training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex, in Plymouth Township, at approximately 4:45 pm. During the exercise a live round was discharged and struck Trooper Kedra in the chest. He was flown to Temple University Hospital where

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Matuskovic

  Charleston County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina -- Deputy Sheriff Joe Matuskovic was shot and killed as he and several other deputies responded to a disturbance call at an apartment complex at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Carriage Lane. Two deputies working an overtime assignment at the complex had requested assistance from additional deputies to help deal with

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Police Officer Daryl Pierson

  Rochester Police Department, New York --  Police Officer Daryl Pierson was shot and killed near the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Warsaw Street while involved in a foot pursuit of a suspect following a traffic stop. The man that Officer Pierson was chasing had been paroled only three weeks prior while serving a sentence for attempted armed robbery. A bystander was also

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Chief of Police Michael Pimentel

  Elmendorf Police Department, Texas -- Chief of Police Michael Pimentel was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle in a residential area near the intersection of South 1st Avenue and East 9th Street at approximately 11:30 am. A struggle ensued during the stop and Chief Pimentel was shot multiple times. He was flown to University Hospital where he succumbed to his

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph James Dunn

  Cascade County Sheriff's Office, Montana --  Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was struck and killed by a vehicle that was being pursued by other deputies near Belt, Montana. The driver of the vehicle had been pursued from Great Falls, Montana, along Highway 87 at high speeds when he struck Deputy Dunn near mile marker 77, killing him. The man then turned around the continued back to

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Lieutenant Patrick Libertone

  Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California -- Lieutenant Patrick Libertone suffered a fatal heart attack while making a traffic stop of a reckless driver who had cut him off in the Riverside area. He spoke to the driver briefly and was walking back to his patrol car when he collapsed on the sidewalk. An off duty paramedic who witnessed the incident immediately began

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Police Officer Scott Patrick

    Mendota Heights Police Department, Minnesota --  Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue, in West St. Paul, at 12:20 pm. Officer Patrick was standing next to his patrol car's door when the subject fired multiple shots, striking him in the head. He was transported to Regions

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Police Officer Melvin Santiago

  Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey --  Police Officer Melvin Santiago was shot and killed at 4:09 am when he and his partner responded to a robbery call at a 24-hour pharmacy on the corner of Communipaw Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard. A male subject had entered the store and assaulted a private security guard. He severely beat the guard and stole his service weapon

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Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares, Jr.

  Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana --  Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares was shot and killed at approximately 4:00 pm while investigating two suspicious men while off duty. Deputy Bares was cutting grass when he observed the men crash their car into a ditch on South Hospital Drive. He called the sheriff's office to report the incident and suspicious activity, then approached

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Police Officer Alyn Beck

  Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada --  Police Officer Alyn Beck and Police Officer Igor Soldo were shot and killed from ambush while eating lunch at a pizza restaurant in the 300 block of North Nellis Boulevard. Two subjects, a male and a female, approached them at their table and shot them execution style without warning. Despite being wounded, one of the officers

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Police Officer Igor Soldo

  Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada  -- Police Officer Igor Soldo and Police Officer Alyn Beck were shot and killed from ambush while eating lunch at a pizza restaurant in the 300 block of North Nellis Boulevard. Two subjects, a male and a female, approached them at their table and shot them execution style without warning. Despite being wounded, one of the

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Sergeant Daryl Giles

Philadelphia School Police Department, Pennsylvania -- Sergeant Daryl Giles suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after breaking up a large fight at George Washington High School, on Bustleton Avenue, in Northeast Philadelphia. He struggled with two students as he broke up the fight. Following the fight he informed other officers that he was suffering chest pains, and a short time later

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Police Officer II Chris Cortijo

  Los Angeles Police Department, California --  Police Officer Chris Cortijo succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his police motorcycle was struck from behind by an impaired driver at the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard at Saticoy Street. Officer Cortijo was stopped at a red light when the impaired driver struck him from behind at full speed, trapping him

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Police Officer David W. Smith

Johnson City Police Department, New York -- Police Officer Dave Smith was shot and killed with his own service weapon after responding to a disturbance call at a business, at 32 Harrison Street, at approximately 7:00 am. An employee at the business began arguing with other employees and assaulted one of them upon arriving at work. As Officer Smith arrived at the scene the employee ran out

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Master-at-Arms Mark Mayo

  United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government --  Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo was shot and killed aboard the USS Mahan by a civilian who had boarded the ship while it was docked at Naval Station Norfolk's Pier 1. The subject was confronted by the Petty Officer of the Watch on the ship's quarterdeck. During the ensuing struggle the subject was able to disarm the

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Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino

  Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, California --  Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino was shot and killed while searching for a subject who had abducted two people in Oregon earlier in the day and then shot at a store owner near Leggett, California. Officers from multiple agencies were searching the area when Deputy Del Fiorentino came across the subject's car on a dirt road in

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Detective John Hobbs

  Phoenix Police Department, Arizona --  Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed as he and other members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team attempted to serve a felony warrant on a man who had recently been released from prison. The subject fled in a vehicle and was pursued by the detectives until crashing at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. The subject then

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Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine

  Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida --  Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Pine was shot and killed while responding to reports of car break-ins in a gated community off of South Apopka Vineland Road. When deputies arrived shortly after 11:00 pm one subject fled on foot. Deputies located the subject shortly after midnight near the intersection of South Apopka Vineland Road and

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Deputy Sheriff David “Bubba” Johnson

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee --  Deputy Sheriff David Johnson was killed in a single vehicle crash on U.S. 41A Bypass at approximately 11:20 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree, causing him to suffer fatal

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Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis

Bell County Sheriff's Office, Texas --  Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis was killed in a single vehicle crash on FM 1237, near Asa Road, while responding to a report of a subject brandishing a gun near Troy. His patrol car left the roadway at a 90-degree curve in the road and rolled over several times. He suffer severe head injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Scott &

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Sergeant Robert Baron

  Sandoval County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico -- Sergeant Rob Baron succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle on I-25, near San Felipe Pueblo. Sergeant Baron was investigating a previous accident during a period of blizzard-like conditions when another vehicle lost control and struck him. He was transported to the University of New Mexico

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Lieutenant Clay Crabb

Austin Police Department, Texas -- Lieutenant Clay Crabb was killed in an automobile collision on U.S. Highway 290, near Sawyer Ranch Road in Hays County, while en route to the police station. His patrol car hydroplaned and slid into oncoming traffic and was struck by another vehicle during a period of heavy rain. Lieutenant Crabb had served with the Austin Police Department for 15

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Special Agent Joseph M. Peters

United States Army Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Government --  Special Agent Joseph Peters was killed by an improvised explosive device while accompanying soldiers during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Three soldiers were also killed in the explosion. Special Agent Peters had served in the U.S. Army for six years and was assigned to the 286th Military

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Deputy Sheriff Billy “Bubba” Kennedy

  Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas -- Deputy Sheriff Billy Kennedy was shot and killed after responding to a call at a convenience store on South Burleson Avenue, in McCamey, at approximately 11:15 pm. After he arrived at the scene he encountered a male subject. During the encounter the two exchanged gunfire. Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Kennedy was able to return

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Deputy Sheriff Dustin Blake Hamilton

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana --  Deputy Sheriff Dustin Hamilton was killed in a vehicle collision on Joor Road, between Mickens Road and Lovette Road, at approximately 7:10 pm. He had just completed an overtime detail when his patrol car collided with another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Deputy Hamilton had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish

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Detective Sergeant Frank J. Lema, Sr.

United States Department of Defense - Naval Station Newport Police Department,  U.S. Government -- Detective Sergeant Frank Lema was struck and killed by a government truck  on-board the base at approximately 1:30 pm. He was transported to a  local hospital before being transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. He succumbed  to his injuries approximately nine hours after being

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Police Officer Jon Coutchie

  Laguna Beach Police Department, California --  Police Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of South Coast Highway and Cleo Street while looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers. His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in the intersection. Officer Coutchie was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served

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Police Officer Rod Bradway

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana --  Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute call in a northwest Indianapolis apartment complex.  Upon arrival, Officer Bradway heard cries for help and made entry into an apartment where he came under fire and was mortally wounded. Officer Bradway was able to return fire on the subject and is

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Sergeant Derek Johnson

Draper Police Department, Utah -- Sergeant Derek Johnson was shot and killed when he stopped to check on a vehicle parked on the side of South Fort Street shortly before 6:00 am. A male subject in the vehicle immediately opened fire on Sergeant Johnson, shooting him before he was able to exit his patrol car. Despite being mortally wounded, Sergeant Johnson was able to radio a distress

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Corporal Mike Wilson

  Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Florida -- Corporal Mike Wilson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call at an apartment complex on Veterans Boulevard in Port Charlotte. The call involved a man in a physical fight with his wife and son. As Corporal Wilson walked up to the stairs to the apartment the male subject emerged and opened fire from the second

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Police Officer William Jason Sprague

Texarkana Police Department, Texas --  Police Officer William Sprague succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while investigating a disturbance at Grady T. Wallace Park at approximately 12:30 am. Officer Sprague had responded to reports of the disturbance, involving approximately 100 people, and was attempting to make contact with the

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Gallagher’s Army Featured in Greenville Journal

The Friday, August 24, 2012 issue of The Greenville Journal featured Gallagher's

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First Responders Bible

Help Gallagher's Army, in partnership with the National Bible Association, distribute 15,000 Bibles to our First Responders across the nation.

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