Archive of 2013 January


Sergeant Rick Riggenbach

Chitimacha Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police  --  Sergeant Rick Riggenbach was shot and killed after he and two St. Mary Parish deputies responded to reports of a mobile home fire and an armed subject on Flatown Road, near Charenton shortly after 9:00 am. The fire was reported just off of tribal land about one quarter mile from a Chitimacha-owned casino. When Sergeant Riggenbach

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Trooper Michael Slagle

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee -- Trooper Michael Slagle died following a vehicle crash on Longmire Road, near Emory Road, in Knox County. His patrol car slid off the roadway after striking a patch of ice. Despite being stuck in his vehicle, he was able to notify dispatchers of the crash and rescue crews were sent to the scene. A responding fire truck slid on the same patch of ice and

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Police Officer Kevin A. Tonn

Galt Police Department, California -- Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am. Upon arriving at the scene a witness pointed to a suspect who was nearby. As Officer Tonn approached the man to question him the subject produced a gun and fired a single shot, striking Officer Tonn. The man then fired at

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