Archive of 2014 August

28Aug2014
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Constable Cleve Johnson

  Titus County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas --  Constable Cleve Johnson was killed in an automobile crash on FM 1734 at approximately 10:00 am. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert. Constable Johnson had served as constable of Titus County Precinct 2 for for 17 years and had served in law enforcement for a total of 34 years. He is survived by

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25Aug2014
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Agent Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi

  Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico --  Agent Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained one week earlier when he and several other agents were conducting a narcotics investigation at the April Gardens 1 public housing complex, on Carretera 917, in Las Piedras. A subject in the complex opened fire on the agents, wounding Agent Amaro-Fantauzzi and a

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23Aug2014
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Chief of Police Michael Pimentel

  Elmendorf Police Department, Texas -- Chief of Police Michael Pimentel was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle in a residential area near the intersection of South 1st Avenue and East 9th Street at approximately 11:30 am. A struggle ensued during the stop and Chief Pimentel was shot multiple times. He was flown to University Hospital where he succumbed to his

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14Aug2014
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Deputy Sheriff Joseph James Dunn

  Cascade County Sheriff's Office, Montana --  Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was struck and killed by a vehicle that was being pursued by other deputies near Belt, Montana. The driver of the vehicle had been pursued from Great Falls, Montana, along Highway 87 at high speeds when he struck Deputy Dunn near mile marker 77, killing him. The man then turned around the continued back to

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12Aug2014
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Lieutenant Patrick Libertone

  Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California -- Lieutenant Patrick Libertone suffered a fatal heart attack while making a traffic stop of a reckless driver who had cut him off in the Riverside area. He spoke to the driver briefly and was walking back to his patrol car when he collapsed on the sidewalk. An off duty paramedic who witnessed the incident immediately began

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12Aug2014
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Sheriff Mark A. Hecker

Butler County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska --  Sheriff Mark Hecker suffered a fatal heart attack after struggling with a mental subject he was attempting to take into emergency protective custody. He began to feel ill several hours later and drove himself to a local hospital. His condition continued to worsen and he passed away four days later. Sheriff Hecker had served with the Butler

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