Archive of 2014 May

11May2014
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Detective Charles Dinwiddie

  Killeen Police Department, Texas --  Detective Chuck Dinwiddie succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while conducting a SWAT operation at an apartment complex. The officers were serving a narcotics search warrant in the 1100 block of Circle M Drive, at about 5:30 am, when the subject inside of the apartment opened fire. Detective Dinwiddie and three other

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10May2014
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Police Officer Michael Petrina

  Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee --  Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, at the Old Hickory Boulevard exit, while at the scene of a previous accident. He was speaking with a Department of Transportation help truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in between the stopped vehicles and pedestrians.

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09May2014
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Master Sergeant John Collum

  Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi -- Master Sergeant John Collum was struck and killed by a vehicle on John Rankin Highway, just north of Fulton, while investigating a prowler at approximately 10:00 pm A neighbor of Sergeant Collum's had called him to report the prowler, causing him to go out and investigate. He was struck by a vehicle

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04May2014
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Police Officer Noel Lee Hawk

  Eatonton Police Department, Georgia --  Police Officer Noel Hawk suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after breaking up at a fight at a fast food restaurant in the 100 block of Oak Street at approximately 8:00 pm. He and several other officers had responded to a dispute between an adult and a juvenile and were able to calm the situation before clearing the scene. A short time

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03May2014
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Police Officer II Roberto C. Sanchez

  Los Angeles Police Department, California -- Police Officer Roberto Sanchez was killed when his patrol car was intentionally rammed by a vehicle while attempting to make a traffic stop. Officer Sanchez and his partner were in the Harbor City section of the city and were following a vehicle on Anaheim Street, attempting to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle they were attempting

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03May2014
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Trooper Chelsea Richard

  Florida Highway Patrol, Florida -- Trooper Chelsea Richard was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident on I-75, near mile marker 341, at approximately 2:00 pm. The vehicles involved in the accident had been moved to the shoulder. She was speaking with a tow truck driver and a family member of a crash victim when another accident occurred at the same

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01May2014
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Sergeant Patrick Scott Johnson

  Alaska State Troopers, Alaska --  Sergeant Scott Johnson and Trooper Gabriel Rich were shot and killed while investigating reports that a person had brandished a firearm in the village of Tanana several days earlier. Both troopers had gone to a home on Front Street to speak to the suspect. At some point during the investigation both troopers were fatally shot inside of the

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01May2014
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Trooper Gabriel Rich

  Alaska State Troopers, Alaska --  Trooper Gabe Rich and Sergeant Scott Johnson were shot and killed while investigating reports that a person had brandished a firearm in the village of Tanana several days earlier. Both troopers had gone to a home on Front Street to speak to the suspect. At some point during the investigation they were fatally shot inside the home. One subject

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