Archive of 2014 March

31Mar2014
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Police Officer David W. Smith

Johnson City Police Department, New York -- Police Officer Dave Smith was shot and killed with his own service weapon after responding to a disturbance call at a business, at 32 Harrison Street, at approximately 7:00 am. An employee at the business began arguing with other employees and assaulted one of them upon arriving at work. As Officer Smith arrived at the scene the employee ran out

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31Mar2014
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Police Officer Alexander Thalmann

New Bern Police Department, North Carolina --  Police Officer Alexander Thalmann succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier while conducting a subject stop near the intersection of Oak Street and Elm Street at approximately 11:45 pm. He was speaking to the man, who had been riding a bicycle, and called for backup. As he continued to speak with the subject the man suddenly fled

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24Mar2014
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Master-at-Arms Mark Mayo

  United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government --  Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo was shot and killed aboard the USS Mahan by a civilian who had boarded the ship while it was docked at Naval Station Norfolk's Pier 1. The subject was confronted by the Petty Officer of the Watch on the ship's quarterdeck. During the ensuing struggle the subject was able to disarm the

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22Mar2014
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Police Officer Robert German

  Windermere Police Department, Florida --  Police Officer Robert German was shot and killed while investigating two suspicious people in the area of Conroy-Windermere Road and Horizon Circle at approximately 4:00 am. When an Orange County sheriff's deputy and an Orlando police officer arrived at the location they discovered that Officer German had been shot. Moments later they

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19Mar2014
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Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino

  Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, California --  Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino was shot and killed while searching for a subject who had abducted two people in Oregon earlier in the day and then shot at a store owner near Leggett, California. Officers from multiple agencies were searching the area when Deputy Del Fiorentino came across the subject's car on a dirt road in

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17Mar2014
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Police Officer James Morrissy

  Oak Forest Police Department, Illinois -- Police Officer Jim Morrissy was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to backup another officer at a domestic dispute call. His patrol car was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 160th Street and Cicero Avenue as he made a left turn onto Cicero Avenue. He was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he

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17Mar2014
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Chief Deputy Sheriff Pete Richardson

  Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas -- Chief Deputy Sheriff Pete Richardson was killed in a three car collision on Highway 82, west of Lewisville, shortly before 3:00 pm. He was transporting homeless man to a shelter in Miller County when his department vehicle collided with another passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer. Chief Deputy Richardson had served with the

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14Mar2014
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Police Officer Marc Uland Kelley

  Trinity University Police Department, Texas --  Police Officer Marc Kelley suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a fire alarm call at Verna McLean Hall on the Trinity University campus shortly before 3:00 pm. While checking the building he began to experience trouble breathing and activated his radio's emergency button. Responding officers initiated CPR and he was

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12Mar2014
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Officer Jason Crisp

  United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations, U.S. Government --  Officer Jason Crisp and his canine, Maros, were shot and killed in Burke County, North Carolina, while participating in the manhunt for a subject who had committed two murders. Officers from several agencies were searching for the 38-year-old subject after the bodies

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10Mar2014
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Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega

  Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico --  Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega was shot and killed while conducting an undercover arms purchase in a wooded area off of PR-924, in the Pitaya neighborhood in Humacao. He and another agent were at an illegal fair frequently used to conduct the illegal trade of vehicles, horses, and other items. They were in the process of conducting a

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