Archive of 2013 September

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Deputy Sheriff Dustin Blake Hamilton

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana --  Deputy Sheriff Dustin Hamilton was killed in a vehicle collision on Joor Road, between Mickens Road and Lovette Road, at approximately 7:10 pm. He had just completed an overtime detail when his patrol car collided with another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Deputy Hamilton had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish

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Detective Sergeant Frank J. Lema, Sr.

United States Department of Defense - Naval Station Newport Police Department,  U.S. Government -- Detective Sergeant Frank Lema was struck and killed by a government truck  on-board the base at approximately 1:30 pm. He was transported to a  local hospital before being transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. He succumbed  to his injuries approximately nine hours after being

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Police Officer Jon Coutchie

  Laguna Beach Police Department, California --  Police Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of South Coast Highway and Cleo Street while looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers. His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in the intersection. Officer Coutchie was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served

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Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rivera

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida --  Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rivera succumbed to injuries sustained 10 days earlier when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash along I-95, near Copans Road, in Pompano Beach. He was en route to the police station at approximately 6:15 am when his patrol car left the roadway during a period of rain. The vehicle struck a tree on the passenger side,

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Police Officer Rod Bradway

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana --  Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute call in a northwest Indianapolis apartment complex.  Upon arrival, Officer Bradway heard cries for help and made entry into an apartment where he came under fire and was mortally wounded. Officer Bradway was able to return fire on the subject and is

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Investigator Michael Dale Stockwell

  Orange Beach Police Department, Alabama -- Investigator Mike Stockwell was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of the Foley Beach Expressway and County Road 12, in Foley, at approximately 9:00 pm. His unmarked department vehicle collided with another vehicle in the intersection. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was

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Police Officer Rodney Wayne Jones

  Detroit Police Department, Michigan -- Police Officer Rodney Jones died while representing the Detroit Police Department during a police motorcycle training and skills competition event at the annual Bikes on the Bricks in Flint, Michigan. He was performing maneuvers on his department motorcycle on the 400 block of South Saginaw Street when he suddenly stopped it and fell to the

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Police Officer Jamie Buenting

  Rockwell City Police Department, Iowa -- Police Officer Jamie Buenting was shot and killed during a standoff at a home on Pleasant Street at approximately 1:40 am. Officers had responded to the home approximately four hours earlier after receiving a report that a man wanted for felony domestic assault was at the location. The man refused to exit the home when officers arrived

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Deputy Sheriff David E. Allford

  Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma -- Deputy Sheriff David Allford was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup a state trooper who was dealing with a combative subject. He was traveling on I-40, near mile marker 218, when one of the tires on his Chevy Tahoe patrol vehicle suffered a blowout. The blowout caused the patrol vehicle to overturn twice.

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Trooper Paul Butterfield

Michigan State Police, Michigan -- Trooper Paul Butterfield was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Custer Road, near Townline Road, in Mason County, at approximately 6:20 pm. A few minutes after radioing in the stop a citizen called 911 to report a trooper had been shot. Responding units located Trooper Butterfield on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He

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