Archive of 2011 August

06Aug2011
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Police Officer Nick Armstrong

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota Officer Nick Armstrong and Officer J. Ryan McCandless were shot and killed as they and another officer questioned four suspicious subjects at the intersection of East Anamosa and Greenbriar Streets at about 4:30 pm. After several minutes a male subject in the group pulled out a concealed handgun and opened fire, striking all three officers before

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04Aug2011
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Probation/Parole Officer II Jeffrey “Jeff” Settle

North Carolina Department of Correction - Division of Community Corrections, North Carolina Probation Officer Jeff Settle was killed in an automobile accident when his department vehicle was rear-ended by a cable company truck. He was stopped at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Old Salisbury Road, near Statesville, when the collision occurred. Officer Settle had served with the North Carolina

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02Aug2011
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Police Officer James Ryan McCandless

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota Officer J. Ryan McCandless and Officer Nick Armstrong were shot and killed as they and another officer questioned four suspicious subjects at the intersection of East Anamosa and Greenbriar Streets at about 4:30 pm. After several minutes a male subject in the group pulled out a concealed handgun and opened fire, striking all three officers before

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01Aug2011
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Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III

Greene County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Deputy David Dawson was killed in a single-vehicle accident while responding to assist another officer. His vehicle left the road on Highway 903 near Crowfoot Road, crossing over the road and striking a tree. Deputy Dawson had served with Greene County Sheriff's Office since June 1. He is survived by his mother, father and step-mother, brother,

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01Aug2011
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Frederick “Fred” F. Guthrie, Jr.

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Trooper Fred Guthrie and his canine, Reed, are presumed drowned after being swept into flood waters in the area of Routes 118 and 111 in Holt County. Trooper Guthrie was on river flood patrol duty when another patrol unit discovered his patrol truck idling on the road at about 3:00 pm, with his patrol boat still on its trailer. A massive search was

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01Aug2011
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Detective Tina Rambo

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey Detective Tina Rambo was killed in an automobile accident on Route 70, in Southampton Township, at approximately 8:00 am. An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck Detective Rambo's department vehicle head-on, killing her. The driver of the other car was flown to a nearby hospital. Detective Rambo had served with the Ocean County

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