Archive of 2010 October

30Oct2010
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Police Officer Paul Michael Dittamo

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia. Date of Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010. Age: 32. Officer Paul Dittamo was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. At approximately 0100 hours, Officer Dittamo and his partner were responding to an incident on Morris Road, SE. Their vehicle was traveling northeast on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE when it

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29Oct2010
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Police Officer Sergio Arturo Antillon

San Antonio Police Department, Texas. Date of Death: Friday, October 29, 2010. Age: 25. Officer Sergio Antillon succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was struck by a drunk driver. He was still in uniform and had just finished his shift when he stopped to assist another motorist on Loop 410 while heading home. Just as an on duty officer stopped at the scene, a

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28Oct2010
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Police Officer Christopher Alan Wilson

San Diego Police Department, California. Date of Death: Thursday, October 28, 2010. Age: 50 Officer Chris Wilson was shot and killed assisting officers from the San Diego County Probation Department and United States Marshals Service conduct a compliance check at an apartment in the city San Diego. The probation officers and deputy marshals had initially gone to the location and knocked

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26Oct2010
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Lieutenant Jose A. Cordova-Montañez

Puerto Rico Police Department. Date of Death: Tuesday, October 26, 2010. Age: 52 Lieutenant Jose Cordova-Montañez was shot and killed when he attempted to take action while off duty. He was at a local business on PR-183, in San Lorenzo, when several armed men announced a robbery. Lieutenant Cordova-Montañez identified himself as a police officer and attempted to intervene but was

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26Oct2010
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Captain George C. Green Jr.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Age: 56. Captain George Green succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his patrol car was struck by a dump truck at the intersection of Highway 97 and Turner Turnpike in Sapulpa. He was attempting to turn left from the turnpike onto the highway when his patrol car was T-boned by the truck. Captain Green had served with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol

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25Oct2010
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Police Officer John Abraham Jr.

Teaneck Police Department, New Jersey. Date of Death: Monday, October 25, 2010. Age: 37. Police Officer John Abraham was killed in an automobile accident on Teaneck Road at approximately 2:00 am. Officer Abraham was on patrol on Teaneck Road between Holland Terrace and Bennett Street when his patrol car collided with a utility pole, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. He was

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25Oct2010
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Deputy Sheriff Odell McDuffie Jr.

Liberty County Sheriff's Department, Texas. Date of Death: Monday, October 25, 2010. Age: 43 Deputy Odell McDuffie was killed in an automobile accident on FM 770 in Saratoga. He was returning from transporting a juvenile to the Hardin County Detention Center at approximately 1:00 pm when his patrol car left the roadway. He over-corrected, causing the vehicle to strike a grove of

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24Oct2010
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Sergeant Timothy Clark Prunty

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana. Date of Death: Sunday, October 24, 2010. Age: 44 Sergeant Tim Prunty was shot and killed in an ambush attack at approximately 3:30 am. He was standing next to his patrol car outside of a convenience store on Bert Kouns Industrial Loop when another car pulled into the parking lot and the driver opened fire on him. Though he was struck by several

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15Oct2010
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Sergeant Joseph George (Joe) Schuengel

Missouri State Highway Patrol. Date of Death: Friday, October 15, 2010. Age: 47 Sergeant Joe Schuengel was killed in a helicopter crash while returning to Spirit of St. Louis Airport in one of the department's traffic enforcement helicopters. He had dropped off several other troopers and was returning to the airport when the Bell 206B helicopter experienced a probable mechanical

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13Oct2010
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Petty Officer Shaun Michael Lin

United States Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement. Date of Death: Wednesday, October 13, 2010. Age: 23. Petty Officer Shaun Lin died during a training exercise in the James River, near Newport News, Virginia. He was attempting to transfer from a 25-foot small boat to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Frank Drew when he fell from a ladder into the water near the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge

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