Archive of 2014 April

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Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger

  Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Virginia --  Deputy Sheriff Bryan Berger suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical training at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was performing several exercises while warming up for officer survival exercises when he began to feel ill. An ambulance had been called to the

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Deputy Sheriff William Heath Kelley

  Covington County Sheriff's Office, Alabama --  Deputy Sheriff William Kelley was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to an accident with injuries call. He was traveling on Highway 55, south of the South Bypass, when his patrol car hydroplaned and struck another vehicle. Deputy Kelley had served with the Covington County Sheriff's Office for eight

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Deputy Sheriff Mike Seversen

  Polk County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin --  Deputy Sheriff Mike Seversen succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on April 19th, 1991, as he and Deputy Sheriff Allen Albee, of the Burnett County Sheriff's Office, attempted to arrest a subject wanted for a shooting in Minnesota the previous day. The subject's car was located near Webster Elementary School, in

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Agent Marielis Morales-Santiago

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico --  Agent Marielis Morales-Santiago succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle collision six days earlier. She and another officer were driving a department vehicle on PR-52, near Santa Isabel Salinas, when another vehicle struck it. Their vehicle overturned, causing both officers to suffer serious injuries. They were both flown to a local

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Police Officer Dennis Guerra

  New York City Police Department, New York --  Police Officer Dennis Guerra died from injuries he sustained after responding to a residential apartment building fire. Officer Guerra and his partner responded to a fire on the 13th floor of a New York City Housing Authority building in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. As Officer Guerra and his partner stepped off the elevator

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Police Officer II Chris Cortijo

  Los Angeles Police Department, California --  Police Officer Chris Cortijo succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his police motorcycle was struck from behind by an impaired driver at the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard at Saticoy Street. Officer Cortijo was stopped at a red light when the impaired driver struck him from behind at full speed, trapping him

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Deputy Sheriff Ernest T. Franklin

  Barren County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky --  Deputy Sheriff Ernest Franklin was killed in an automobile crash on Kentucky 90, just west of Glasgow. His vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment, and then landed in a small pond. He succumbed to his injuries at the

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Police Officer Gregg Maloney

  Plymouth Police Department, Massachusetts --  Police Officer Gregg Maloney was killed in a motorcycle crash on Samoset Street, near Pilgrim Trail, while on patrol with another motor officer at approximately 3:00 pm. He was flown to Mass General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time

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