Archive of 2011 August

31Aug2011
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Probation Officer Tiffany Danielle Bishop

          Probation Officer Tiffany Bishop was accidentally shot and killed during a firearms training exercise at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia. A loaded weapon was accidentally discharged during the exercise and Officer Bishop was fatally wounded. Officer Bishop had served with the Georgia Department of

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28Aug2011
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Agent Emiliano Torres-Soto

        Agent Emiliano Torres-Soto was shot and killed in Ponce while attempting to take police action when he observed an altercation while off duty at approximately 5:00 am. A group of men were arguing in front of a local bar when he observed one them brandish a handgun. Agent Torres-Soto identified himself and attempted to take action when he was shot as

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27Aug2011
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Sergeant Mark Scianna

Bexar County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas Sergeant Mark Scianna was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Lockhill-Selma and George Roads at 10:34 pm. He had activated his emergency equipment and attempted to turn onto George Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The impact caused Sergeant Scianna to be ejected from the vehicle, which

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25Aug2011
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Police Officer Justin Sollohub

Anniston Police Department, Alabama Police Officer Justin Sollohub succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while involved in a foot pursuit. Officer Sollohub was on patrol at about 11:00 am when he stopped his vehicle to make contact with a pedestrian near the intersection of 19th Street and Moore Avenue. As Officer Sollohub exited his patrol car the man fled on foot. As

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19Aug2011
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Constable Ross R. Potter

Carter County Sixth District Constable's Office Constable Ross Potter succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident two weeks earlier. He was traveling on Highway 91 when his department vehicle left the roadway, near Blue Springs Road, and struck a utility pole head-on at approximately 5:30 pm. A civilian passenger in his vehicle was killed in the crash. He was flown to Johnson

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18Aug2011
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Police Officer Bart Child

United States Department of Defense - Fort Huachuca Police Department, U.S. Government Police Officer Bart Child died after collapsing during the running portion of the department's physical agility test. He was completing a 1.5 mile run on the base's track when he collapsed. He was transported to Sierra Vista Regional Health Center where he was pronounced dead. Officer Child had served

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16Aug2011
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Patrolman Evan Burns

Caruthersville Police Department, Missouri Patrolman Evan Burns was struck and killed by a stolen vehicle while attempting to deploy spike strips during a pursuit shortly after 12:30 am. Deputies from the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office had started pursuing a stolen SUV on I-55 that was being driven by a man wanted for an assault. The vehicle exited at Highway 84 and started driving towards

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11Aug2011
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Police Officer Robert A. Lasso

Freemansburg Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania Police Officer Robert Lasso was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at a home on Washington Street at about 5:15 pm. During the call he was attacked by two dogs that lived at a home on New Street, directly behind the home where the complaint originated from. He was attempting to use his Taser to subdue the dogs when their

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09Aug2011
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Corporal John Kendall

Louisiana Department of Public Safety Police, Louisiana Corporal John Kendall was killed in an automobile accident on I-12 in Holden, Louisiana, shortly after 6:00 pm. He was traveling eastbound on I-12 when his vehicle crossed the median and struck a semi and pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction. Corporal Kendall succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Corporal

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07Aug2011
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Police Officer Jeremy Henwood

San Diego Police Department, California Police Officer Jeremy Henwood was shot and fatally wounded while stopped at a traffic light in an unprovoked attack. Several minutes earlier the subject had randomly approached a customer getting into a car at a local fast food restaurant and shot him in the face with a shotgun. Moments after fleeing the scene, the vehicle was observed by a gang unit

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