Archive of 2010 September

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Police Officer William Edward Phillips III

Greenfield Police Department, Indiana. Date of Death: Thursday, September 30, 2010. Age: 32 Officer William Phillips was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while on bike patrol training at approximately 12:45 am in Henry County. Officer Phillips and two other members of the bike patrol team had just finished their shift and were conducting a training ride on department-issued

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Police Officer James Earl Fowler III

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland. Date of Death: Monday, September 27, 2010. Age: 61 Officer James Fowler was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. 22 in Lewiston, Pennsylvania, while traveling to an accident investigation training course at Penn State University. During the drive Officer Fowler encountered inclement weather, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and

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Deputy Sheriff Mark Alan Longway

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida. Date of Death: Tuesday, September 21, 2010. Age: 48 Deputy Mark Longway was killed in a vehicle accident in downtown Tampa when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Scott Street at 5:15 am. His patrol car became trapped underneath the trailer as a result of the collision. He had just

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Corporal David Ralph Slaton

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol. Date of Death: Monday, September 20, 2010. Age: 56 Corporal David Slaton was killed in a vehicle accident in Montague County on U.S 81 when his patrol car struck a cow that had wandered into the roadway. After striking the cow, his patrol car veered into the path of an oncoming semi, causing a second collision. Corporal Slaton had

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Officer Dan D. De Kraai

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri. Date of Death: Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Age: 35. Officer Dan De Kraai was accidentally shot and killed during a break while participating in weapons training. Officer De Kraai and other officers were participating in training scenarios using Simunitions. During a break, Officer De Kraai and another officer replaced the Simunitions

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Trooper Mark David Barrett

Virginia State Police, Virginia. Date of Death: Tuesday, September 14, 2010. Age: 41. Trooper Mark Barrett passed away during a training dive in Lake Anna. Trooper Barrett and other members of the Virginia State Police's Search and Recovery Team were performing deep-water dives in the lake. As he and his dive partner were ascending to the surface, the other trooper noticed he was

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Sergeant Thomas Moore Alexander

Rayville Police Department, Louisiana. Date of Death: Saturday, September 11, 2010. Age: 57. Sergeant Thomas Alexander was shot and killed while responding to a burglary in progress in Richland Parish. A woman had called 911 to report the sound of breaking glass. Sergeant Alexander, who was the closest officer to the location, responded to the scene despite the call coming from

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Officer John Richard Zykas

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection. Date of Death: Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Officer John Zykas suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a departmental training course while assigned to the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent major surgery. He remained hospitalized until passing away six

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Sergeant Orville Smith

Sergeant Orville Smith died from injuries sustained when a vehicle operated by an intoxicated driver struck him. Sergeant Smith was working a traffic detail on Route 110 at the intersection of Indian Well Road. He was standing next to his patrol car when he and his patrol car were struck by the driver a Nissan Frontier pickup truck. Sergeant Smith was taken to Bridgeport Hospital where he

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Police Officer Michael R. Bailey

Officer Michael Bailey was shot and killed while attempting to take action in an attempted armed robbery in front of his South Side home at approximately 6:20 am. Officer Bailey had just returned home from his shift on a mayoral protection detail, and was still in uniform, when as many as three male subjects approached and attempted to rob him of his vehicle.

He identified

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