Archive of 2013 June

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Sergeant Lance Allen “Lou” McLean

Hood County Sheriff's Office, Texas -- Sergeant Lance McLean succumbed to a gunshot sustained the previous day while responding to a disturbance call in the Oak Trail Shores community near Lake Granbury. A subject who was awaiting trial for sexually assaulting a juvenile female had shown up at the girl's home. The subject was known to officers because of a previous criminal trespass

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Deputy Sheriff Steven G. Netherland

Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana --  Deputy Sheriff Steven Netherland was killed when his patrol vehicle left the roadway and collided with multiple pieces of heavy machinery in a construction zone on Highway 8, east of Calcasieu Loop.  Deputy Netherland, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. Deputy Netherland had

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Police Officer William Jason Sprague

Texarkana Police Department, Texas --  Police Officer William Sprague succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while investigating a disturbance at Grady T. Wallace Park at approximately 12:30 am. Officer Sprague had responded to reports of the disturbance, involving approximately 100 people, and was attempting to make contact with the

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