Archive of 2012 September

26Sep2012
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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Schaub

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida -- Deputy Sheriff Chris Schaub was killed in a motorcycle accident at the  intersection of West McNab Road and North Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach. His motorcycle collided with a car in the intersection. He was flown to  Broward Health Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries approximately  four hours later. Deputy Schaub had served

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24Sep2012
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Sergeant Mary K. Ricard

Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado  Sergeant Mary Ricard was killed when she was stabbed in the neck as an inmate attacked her and another corrections sergeant at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Crowley, Colorado. The inmate, a convicted child rapist, attacked the two female sergeants in the kitchen area of the medium-security prison while breakfast was being

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21Sep2012
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Police Officer Jason Edward Gresko

Willoughby Police Department, Ohio Police Officer Jason Gresko was killed in a vehicle collision on Harmony Lane while responding to an emergency call at approximately 9:35 pm. His patrol car collided with a pickup truck and then struck a tree, causing serious injuries. He was transported to Lake West Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Gresko was a part-time

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16Sep2012
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Police Officer Mark Allen Taulbee

Hodgenville Police Department, Kentucky Police Officer Mark Taulbee was killed in a single-vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle along Campbellsville Road, in LaRue County, at approximately 3:25 am. He had responded to a domestic disturbance and, upon arriving, was informed that a male subject had just taken a vehicle without permission and left the scene. Officer Taulbee pursued the

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13Sep2012
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Sergeant Ian Loughran

Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland Sergeant Ian Loughran suffered a fatal heart attack while attending funeral services for Corporal Charles Licato, who was killed in the line of duty the previous week. He had unknowingly started to suffer heart attack symptoms at the funeral and passed away at home early the next morning. Sergeant Loughran had served with the Harford County

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13Sep2012
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Police Officer Bradley M. Fox

        Plymouth Township Police Department, Pennsylvania   Police Officer Brad Fox was shot and killed while involved in a foot pursuit along the Schuylkill River Trail, near the intersection of Conshohocken and Ernest Station Roads. He and other officers had been investigating an accident when the driver of a vehicle drove around traffic stopped at

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12Sep2012
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Detective Sergeant James G. Hoopes, III

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey Detective Sergeant James Hoopes suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department's physical fitness training program at the Casino Gaming Bureau in Atlantic City. Sergeant Hoopes had served with the New Jersey State Police for 14 years and was assigned to the Casino Gaming Bureau's Investigation Unit. He is survived by his wife

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09Sep2012
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Police Officer Patrick O’Rourke

West Bloomfield Police Department, Michigan Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke was shot and killed while making entry into a home on Forest Edge Lane after responding to a domestic dispute and reports of shots fired from inside the house. Officer O'Rourke's shift had just ended when they received the call and he joined other officers to assist. He and four other officers had responded to

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09Sep2012
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Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent

Jupiter Police Department, Florida Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck on the I-95 on-ramp, at 45th Street, at about 4:40 pm. Officer St. Laurent was assigned to the motorcade escorting President Barack Obama from a campaign event in Palm Beach County. He was struck as he was preparing to close access to the highway from

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08Sep2012
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Trooper Bobby Gene Demuth, Jr.

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina Trooper Gene Demuth was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle on U.S. 64 near Spring Hope in Nash County, while attempting to deploy spike strips during a pursuit at approximately 7:45 am. The pursuit started when officers from the Raleigh Police Department attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver, who was wanted on multiple

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