Archive of 2013 November

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph C. Antwine

  Florence County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina -- Deputy Sheriff Joseph Antwine died from injuries he sustained when his patrol car was involved in a collision with a light pole one week earlier. Deputy Antwine and his partner were responding to a backup another unit at a domestic violence call when the vehicle left the roadway as it rounded a curve on Half Moon Road, in

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Trooper Ross M. Riley

  New York State Police, New York -- Trooper Ross Riley died after falling approximately 30-feet while participating in a high-angle rescue training exercise in Letchworth State Park. As part of the exercise a life-size dummy had been placed on a ledge of a cliff over Wolf Creek. Trooper Riley, a paramedic for the agency, and two other troopers rappelled to the ledge and secured

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Patrolman Edward A. Wehe

  Delaware County Courthouse and Park Police Department, Pennsylvania --  Patrolman Edward Wehe suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after clearing the scene of a protest at the Delaware County Prison. He had been dispatched to the prison to assist in removing the protesters, who had not obtained the proper permits to assemble. He was able to clear the scene after approximately

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Reserve Officer Robert Libke

  Oregon City Police Department, Oregon --  Reserve Officer Robert Libke succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day after responding to a house fire on Linn Avenue at approximately 1:00 pm. As emergency crews arrived at the scene they were informed the occupant was armed. Officer Libke was one of the first officers on scene and confronted the man at gunpoint, ordering

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Police Chief Steven Fleming

  Gainesville Police Department, Texas --  Police Chief Steven Fleming succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he fell form a ladder at the police department's evidence building on October 25th, 2013. He was transported to a local hospital, where he remained until succumbing to the injuries on November 1st, 2013. Chief Fleming had served with the Gainesville

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