Archive of 2014 December

22Dec2014
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Florida Police Officer Shot and Killed

A man trying to avoid arrest shot a Florida police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. The Tarpon Springs Police Department said officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek was shot and killed Sunday while responding to a call regarding a noise complaint about 2 a.m. Investigators say the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., was

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22Dec2014
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Two New York Police Officers Slain

Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, two New York City police officers, were gunned down on Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, according to witnesses in the area. Please keep these families in your prayers.  Show your support by donating to our Fallen Officer

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21Dec2014
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Police Officer Charles Kondek

  Tarpon Springs Police Department, Florida --  Police Officer Charlie Kondek was shot and killed while responding to a noise complaint call at 199 Grand Boulevard. Residents of an apartment complex had called police because a man who had been knocking on apartment doors at approximately 2:00 am. When Officer Kondek arrived at the scene he was shot by the subject. The subject, who

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20Dec2014
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Police Officer Wenjian Liu

New York City Police Department, New York -- Police Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Officer Rafael Ramos were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol car at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Thompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a handgun,

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20Dec2014
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Police Officer Rafael Ramos

  New York City Police Department, New York --  Police Officer Rafael Ramos and Police Officer Wenjian Liu were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol car at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Thompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a

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16Dec2014
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Deputy Sheriff John Robert Street

  George County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi --  Deputy Sheriff John Street was killed in a single vehicle crash on Highway 57 while responding to an accident at approximately 2:00 am. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree during his response. Other deputies were dispatched to locate him after he failed to respond to radio traffic. Deputy Street had served as a

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14Dec2014
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Police Officer Richard Anthony Champion

Perryopolis Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania -- Police Officer Richard Champion was killed in a vehicle crash while pursing a vehicle on Pittsburgh Road, in Perry Township, at approximately 1:00 pm. During the pursuit another vehicle turned in front of Officer Champion's patrol car, causing a collision. Officer Champion became trapped in the patrol car while it caught fire. Several

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07Dec2014
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Deputy Sheriff Grant William Whitaker

  Ingham County Sheriff's Office, Michigan --  Deputy Sheriff Grant Whitaker was killed in a vehicle crash during a pursuit on Dexter Trail, one mile east of Route 52, at approximately 2:00 am. Deputy Whitaker's patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree during the pursuit, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. The vehicle he was pursuing continued to flee and the driver

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