Archive of 2014 May

31May2014
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Police Officer Kevin Jordan

  Griffin Police Department, Georgia --  Police Officer Kevin Jordan was shot and killed when arresting a female subject while working an overtime assignment at approximately 2:30 am. He was working the assignment at a Waffle House on U.S. 19 when three customers began creating a disturbance. He escorted the three outside but the female subject began fighting with him. After

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30May2014
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Sergeant Paul Buckles

  Potter County Sheriff's Office, Texas --  Sergeant Paul Buckles collapsed while participating in an active shooter training exercise involving multiple agencies in the Canyon area. He was treated on scene by other officers and EMTs before being transported to a local hospital, where he passed away. Sergeant Buckles had served with the Potter County Sheriff's Office for 26

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30May2014
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Police Officer Brian Jones

  Norfolk Police Department, Virginia -- Police Officer Brian Jones was shot and killed from ambush in the 7400 block of Wellington Road while investigating an earlier shooting. Shortly before 11:00 pm the subject had been randomly firing his gun at citizens as he drove down Chesapeake Boulevard, killing a 17-year-old boy. A short time later Officer Jones located the vehicle

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29May2014
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Special Deputy Marshal Frank McKnight

  United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government --  Special Deputy Marshal Frank McKnight succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a transit bus outside of the U.S. District Courthouse in Providence, Rhode Island. He was on duty and using a crosswalk between the courthouse and the John O. Pastore Building when

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29May2014
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Trooper Christopher Skinner

  New York State Police, New York -- Trooper Christopher Skinner was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-81 in Broome County. He was conducting a traffic stop just north of Exit 6, between Chenango Bridge and Castle Creek, when he was intentionally struck by a vehicle that crossed two lanes of traffic. The subject who struck him continued driving up the interstate

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28May2014
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Border Patrol Agent Alexander Giannini

  United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government --   Border Patrol Agent Alexander Giannini was killed in an automobile accident on I-10, near Sybil Road, near Benson, Arizona, shortly after 7:30 am. Agent Giannini and another agent were traveling eastbound on I-10 when their vehicle was involved in a

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24May2014
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Police Officer Jair Cabrera

Salt River Police Department, Tribal Police -- Police Officer Jair Cabrera was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of Chaparral Road and Pima Road, on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, at 3:05 am. The vehicle pulled into a gas station near the border with Scottsdale city. A subject armed with a rifle exited the car, steadied the rifle on the

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21May2014
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Correctional Officer Chad Charles

  Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan -- Correctional Officer Chad Charles suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a quarterly training exercise with the agency's Emergency Response Team at Camp Grayling. He collapsed during a building clearing scenario. Other members of the ERT team performed CPR until he was transported to a local hospital, where he passed

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21May2014
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Deputy Sheriff Cruz Thomas

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Georgia --  Deputy Sheriff Cruz Thomas was killed in a vehicle crash on I-85 while attempting to catch a traffic violator at approximately 9:00 pm. A tractor trailer traveling in the same direction attempted to change lanes, causing Deputy Thomas' vehicle to leave the highway, overturn, and strike several trees. He was pronounced dead at the

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12May2014
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Patrolman Stephen Arkell

  Brentwood Police Department, New Hampshire --  Patrolman Stephen Arkell was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute at a home on Mill Pond Road shortly before 5:00 pm. He had entered the home with other officers when a male subject opened fire, killing him. The other officers were forced to retreat from the home because of the gunfire. A short time later a

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