Archive of 2013 February

02Feb2013
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Police Officer Patricia A. “Patty” Parete

Buffalo Police Department, New York  --  Police Officer Patty Parete succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on December 5th, 2006, when she and her partner confronted an armed subject while responding to a 911 call about a fight at a convenience store at Elmwood Avenue and Chippewa Street. As they searched the subject he produced a handgun and opened fire, striking both officers in the

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01Feb2013
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Sergeant Patrick Divers

New York City Police Department, New York -- Sergeant Patrick Divers suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a drug buy-bust operation with other detectives in the area of Myrtle Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, in Brooklyn, at about 10:30 am. Other officers immediately transported him to a local hospital when he started suffering chest pains. He passed away at the hospital a short

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01Feb2013
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Police Officer William Michael McGary

Conway Police Department, Arkansas  -- Police Officer William McGary succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by an intoxicated driver at the intersection of Dave Ward Drive and Exchange Street. Officer McGary was directing traffic at the scene of another accident when a car struck him at about 8:00 pm. The driver who struck him was arrested at the scene and charged

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