Archive of 2012 December

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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri --  Deputy Sheriff Chris Parsons was shot and killed from ambush after responding to  a 911 call on Nugget Road, in Mineral Point, at approximately 2:10 am. An  ambulance had also responded to the location as a result of the 911 call  regarding an unconscious woman. As the woman was loaded into the ambulance her  son exited the mobile home

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Patrolman Martoiya Veontwanneice Lang

  Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Patrolman Martoiya Lang was shot and killed as she and another officer served a narcotics search warrant at a home on Mendenhall Court. A subject opened fire on the officers at the scene, striking Patrolman Lang and her partner. Despite their wounds, the officers were able to return fire and wounded the subject. Patrolman Lang had served

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Deputy Sheriff Ricky Issac, Jr.

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana -- Deputy Sheriff Ricky Issac was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 1, south of Highway 120, during a period of heavy rain. His patrol car hydroplaned as he entered a curve on the roadway. The vehicle left the road, went down an embankment, and struck several trees. Despite wearing his seatbelt, Deputy Issac suffered

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Constable John D. Manuel

Allen Parish Ward 1 Constable's Office, Louisiana -- Constable John Manuel was killed in a single-vehicle automobile accident on U.S. Highway 165, two miles north of Kinder, Louisiana. His patrol car left the roadway and struck several trees. Constable Manuel, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene. Constable Manuel was a U.S. Army and U.S.

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Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne, III

United States Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government -- Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne was killed when the rigid hull inflatable boat he was commanding was intentionally rammed by a boat being used to smuggle drugs off Santa Cruz Island, California. Shortly after midnight, a U.S. Coast Guard aerial patrol had observed a suspicious boat in the area believed to be

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