Archive of 2011 November

29Nov2011
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Correctional Officer Buddy Ray Herron

Oregon Department of Corrections, Oregon Correctional Officer Buddy Herron was assaulted and fatally stabbed along Highway 11, two miles north of Pendleton, shortly after 11:00 pm. It is believed that he had stopped to assist at the scene of a single car accident while en route to begin his shift at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution. At some point after stopping he was stabbed by

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21Nov2011
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Agent Mariano Rodriguez-Maidonado

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Agent Mariano Rodríguez-Maldonado was killed in an automobile accident as he and his partner responded to a call in Luquillo at approximately 3:30 am. He and his partner were responding to a call involving a mental patient causing a disturbance at a gas station. They were traveling along PR-3 when their patrol car left the roadway at the

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17Nov2011
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Officer James Capoot

Vallejo Police Department, California Officer James Capoot was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of bank robbery suspects following a high-speed chase. Officer Capoot pursued the suspect vehicle through a residential area, where he executed a PIT maneuver and disabled the suspect vehicle. He pursued the suspect on foot until he was shot several times while in the back yard of a

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14Nov2011
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Detective R. Shane Wilson

Doraville Police Department, Georgia Detective Shane Wilson was killed when his vehicle was struck head-on by a drunk driver on I-20 in DeKalb County. He was off duty, but on call as part of his department's SWAT team, when he was contacted by dispatchers and directed to respond to a home invasion call in Doraville. The collision occurred as he drove to the crime scene. He succumbed to his

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07Nov2011
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Detective Michael Morgan

  Monday, November 7, 2011   Detective Michael Morgan was shot and killed while attempting to take action during a robbery while he was off duty in Paterson, New Jersey. He and several friends were visiting a club on Straight Street. While outside, speaking to an employee, a suspect approached and attempted to rob the two at gunpoint. Detective Morgan attempted to take

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03Nov2011
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Police Officer Daniel Clark

  Thursday, November 3, 2011 Police Officer Daniel Clark passed away as the result of complications from surgery to correct a duty-related injury. He had had injured his ankle in January, while involved in a foot pursuit. He underwent surgery for the injury in October and was recovering at home when he suffered what is believed to be a pulmonary embolism. He was transported to a

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