Archive of 2013 August

28Aug2013
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Police Officer Jason Schneider

  Baltimore County Police Department, Maryland -- Police Officer Jason Schneider was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home on Roberts Avenue, in Catonsville, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Officer Schneider was part of the tactical team that had entered the house in search of a juvenile subject wanted in relation to a shooting the previous week. The entry team

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23Aug2013
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Trooper William P. Keane

New York State Police, New York -- Trooper William Keane suffered a fatal heart attack while officially representing the New York State Police in the North American Inspectors Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. Trooper Keane had been participating in the timed commercial vehicle inspection events when he began to feel ill. He was transported to a local hospital when his conditioned

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10Aug2013
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Police Officer Ivorie Klusmann

  DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia -- Police Officer Ivorie Klusmann was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup another officer at approximately 2:45 am. He had been involved in a pursuit earlier in the evening that had been called off in compliance with the department's pursuit policy. Another officer requested backup after spotting a vehicle matching

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09Aug2013
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Sergeant Jorge Luis “JL” Garcia

  Pharr Police Department, Texas -- Sergeant JL Garcia was killed in an automobile accident while en route to a meeting at the Pharr International Bridge. His vehicle was struck by a dump truck at the intersection of South Cage Boulevard and East Anaya Road at approximately 3:50 pm. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries about one hour

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05Aug2013
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Corporal Mike Wilson

  Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Florida -- Corporal Mike Wilson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call at an apartment complex on Veterans Boulevard in Port Charlotte. The call involved a man in a physical fight with his wife and son. As Corporal Wilson walked up to the stairs to the apartment the male subject emerged and opened fire from the second

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04Aug2013
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Deputy Sheriff Jeff Watson

  St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana -- Deputy Sheriff Jeff Watson was killed in an automobile crash while responding to an assistance call from another officer at approximately 8:45 pm. He was traveling on Paul Maillard Road with his emergency lights activated when an oncoming vehicle attempted to make a left turn in front of him onto Post Drive. Deputy Watson, who

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