Archive of 2012 May

28May2012
Police Officer Jeremy Bitner was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop on May 28, 2012.

Officer Jeremy Bitner laid to rest

  Eight-year-old Oliver Orton stood at attention just after 3:30 p.m. Friday, saluting the passing funeral procession of fallen Englewood police officer and Army veteran Jeremy Bitner. Dressed in his Cub Scout uniform and clutching a tiny American flag outside of Fort Logan National Cemetery, Oliver was one of many scouts and community members lining Sheridan Street to honor

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25May2012
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NY State Trooper Amanda Anna

Trooper Amanda Anna was killed in a single vehicle crash on May 25, 2012, along Route 37 in  Hastings, New York. At approximately 11:25 pm, her Chevrolet Tahoe patrol  vehicle went out of control on a curve and overturned several times after striking a guardrail. Trooper Anna was transported to a nearby hospital where  she succumbed to her injuries at about 5:25 am the following

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20May2012
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Police Officer Justin Maples

Cleveland Police Department, Tennessee Police Officer Justin Maples was killed in a single vehicle crash on South Lee Highway at approximately 9:30 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a telephone pole, causing severe damage. He was transported to SkyRidge Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries 50 minutes later. Officer Maples had served with the Cleveland Police

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18May2012
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Parole Officer Jeffrey McCoy

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma Probation/Parole Officer Jeffrey McCoy was shot and killed while performing a pre-release supervision check at a home on Maple Drive in Midwest City, Oklahoma. A male subject who lived at the home, but who was not the focus of Officer McCoy's visit, answered the door and immediately pushed Officer McCoy off the front porch. The man then attacked

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01May2012
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Deputy Sheriff David Wargo

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona Deputy Sheriff David Wargo succumbed to severe head injuries sustained nine years earlier when he was dragged by a vehicle in a supermarket parking lot at the intersection of 83rd Avenue and Camelback Road. Deputy Wargo was working an off duty detail at the supermarket when he encountered a man parking in a prohibited area and instructed him to

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01May2012
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Investigator Michael J. Walter

Pearl Police Department, Mississippi Investigator Mike Walter was shot and killed as he and four other detectives served a search warrant at an apartment complex on Colony Park Drive at approximately 11:15 am. The warrant was in connection to a case involving the sexual battery of a minor and possession of child pornography. The detectives were clearing the apartment prior to searching it

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