Archive of 2010 December

28Dec2010
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Police Officer Jillian Michelle Smith

Arlington Police Department, Texas. Date of Death: Tuesday, December 28, 2010. Age: 24. Police Officer Jillian Smith was shot and killed after responding to an apartment for a report of a domestic dispute. Officer Smith responded to take a report in regards to an earlier domestic dispute. The male subject had already left the apartment when she arrived at the location. Officer Smith

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27Dec2010
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Corporal Chadwick Thomas LeCroy

Georgia State Patrol. Date of Death: Monday, December 27, 2010. Age: 38. Corporal Chadwick LeCroy was shot and killed in Atlanta after a short vehicle pursuit. He had attempted to stop a vehicle with a broken headlight on Bolton Road near James Jackson Parkway. The driver of the vehicle fled until it crashed at the intersection of St. Paul Avenue and Hightower Road. As Corporal

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26Dec2010
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Police Officer John B. Maguire

Woburn Police Department, Massachusetts. Date of Death: Sunday, December 26, 2010. Age: 60 Officer John Maguire was shot and killed when he responded to a robbery in progress at a local department store. At 9:00pm, three men went to a department store to rob the jewelry counter as the employees prepared to close. One male entered the store, while a second suspect stood outside as a

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25Dec2010
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Deputy Sheriff Michael Ray Schaefer

Uvalde County Sheriff's Department, Texas. Date of Death: Saturday, December 25, 2010. Age: 55. Deputy Michael Schaefer suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a 16-year-old female who was possibly under the influence of narcotics and alcohol. He and another deputy had responded to a domestic disturbance at 1:45 am involving a fight between the girl and another family member.

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24Dec2010
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Police Officer Ann Nonette O’Donnell

University of Houston Police Department, Texas. Date of Death: Friday, December 24, 2010. Age: 24. Officer Ann O'Donnell was killed in an automobile accident while responding to an assault in progress at about 1:00 am. Her patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree at the intersection of North MacGregor Way at Faculty Lane. Shortly after losing radio contact with Officer

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23Dec2010
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Lieutenant Thomas Clifford (Cliff) Rouse

Dougherty County Police Department, Georgia. Date of Death: Thursday, December 23, 2010. Age: 39. Lieutenant Cliff Rouse was shot after responding to an armed robbery at a convenience store on Sylvester Road shortly after 10:00 pm. Shortly after his initial response to the call he radioed that he had been shot at a nearby trailer park and needed an ambulance. He had been struck once in

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20Dec2010
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Police Officer Andrew Jordan Rameas

Harker Heights Police Department, Texas. Date of Death: Monday, December 20, 2010. Age: 33. Officer Andrew Rameas was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession through Killeen. The procession was traveling on W. Stan Schlueter Loop when an SUV turned in front of Officer Rameas' motorcycle as he followed behind the procession. Officer Rameas was unable to avoid

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15Dec2010
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Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection. Date of Death: Wednesday, December 15, 2010. Age: 40. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot and killed near Rio Rico, Arizona, while attempting to apprehend a group of armed subjects. The suspects had been preying on illegal immigrants with the intent to rob them. Agent Terry and several other agents

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12Dec2010
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Sergeant Wesley Richard Whitmore Jr.

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida. Date of Death: Sunday, December 12, 2010. Age: 60. Sergeant Wesley Whitmore was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store in Winter Haven. The elderly driver of an an SUV traveling on an adjacent roadway lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle crashed through a metal barrier, struck a woman and business, then traveled

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08Dec2010
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Deputy First Class Brandon Lee Coates

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida. Date of Death: Wednesday, December 8, 2010. Age: 27. Deputy Brandon Coates was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of South Nashville Avenue and 45th Street at around 8:30 pm. Moments after radioing in the traffic stop 911 dispatchers received calls stating a deputy had been shot and received a description of the

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