Archive of 2011 May

31May2011
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Special Agent Timothy S. Briggs

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Special Agent Timothy Briggs suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the FBI's physical fitness program in London, Kentucky. He and another agent were jogging near the FBI's London Resident Agency when he suddenly collapsed. The other agent, a bystander, and EMTs performed CPR on Agent Briggs but were

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29May2011
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Police Officer Kevin Will

Houston Police Department, TX Police Officer Kevin Will was struck and killed by a drunk driver as he investigated a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcyclist on the Loop 610 North, near Yale Street, at approximately 3:15 am. Officer Will was interviewing a witness to the motorcycle accident when the drunk driver drove around barriers and emergency vehicles that were blocking the closed

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28May2011
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Sergeant Kenneth Gary Vann

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, TX Sergeant Kenneth Vann was shot and killed in an ambush while stopped at a red light on Rigsby Avenue at 2:12 am. He was responding to a non-emergency call and had stopped for a red light at the intersection of Rigsby Avenue and SE Loop 410. A car pulled up next to his patrol car on the passenger side and the occupant immediately opened fire with no warning.

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26May2011
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Police Officer Andrew Garton

Hawthorne Police Department, CA Police Officer Andrew Garton was killed in a motorcycle accident while providing a funeral escort through Torrance, California. Several agencies were involved with escorting the funeral of a Manhattan Beach police officer. Officer Garton's motorcycle collided with an El Segundo Police Department motor unit at the intersection of 227th Street and Hawthorne

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21May2011
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Trooper First Class Shaft S. Hunter

Maryland State Police, MD Trooper Shaft Hunter was killed when his patrol car collided with the back of a tractor trailer that was parked on the shoulder of I-95, near the entrance to the Jessup rest area in Howard County, at approximately 2:40 am. It is believed that he was pursuing a speeding motorcycle when the collision occurred. Trooper Hunter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had

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21May2011
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Police Officer Trevor Scott Phillips

Tuscaloosa Police Department, AL Police Officer Trevor Phillips was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession on 35th Street at approximately 2:20 pm. As he drove towards the front of the procession a vehicle attempted to exit the procession by making a U-turn. The vehicle pulled into the path of Officer Phillips, causing a collision in which he was thrown from the

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20May2011
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Officer Paul W. Nauden

Chicago Police Department, IL Officer Paul Nauden suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting an undercover narcotics buy as part of a large narcotics investigation. While on scene he informed other undercover officers that he did not feel well and could not complete the transaction. He left the scene in order to not jeopardize the operation and the other officers. He flagged down a passing

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12May2011
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Corrections Officer Craig A. Orrell

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX Corrections Officer Craig Orrell suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging during an annual physical fitness test at the Edmundo Mireles Academy in Beeville,

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12May2011
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Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol, US Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas and Border Patrol Agent Hector Clark were killed when their vehicle was struck by a train near Gila Bend, Arizona. The agents were assisting other agents track a group of illegal immigrants and were attempting to position their vehicle north of the group when it

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12May2011
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Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol, US Border Patrol Agent Hector Clark and Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas were killed when their vehicle was struck by a train near Gila Bend, Arizona. The agents were assisting other agents track a group of illegal immigrants and were attempting to position their vehicle north of the group when it

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