Archive of 2015 June

26Jun2015

Bakersfield Police Officer David Joseph Nelson

Police Officer David Nelson was killed in a vehicle crash while involved in a vehicle pursuit at approximately 2:40 am. The pursuit started when he attempted to conduct a traffic stop of an unlicensed vehicle. He chased the car for several blocks until his cruiser left the roadway and struck a retaining wall and a utility pole at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Panorama Drive,

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25Jun2015

San Angelo Sergeant Korby Kennedy

Sergeant Korby Kennedy was killed in a motorcycle crash on Knickerbocker Road, near Albert Street, while escorting a parade at approximately 6:00 pm. He and other officers were escorting a parade of boats for the upcoming San Angelo Drag Boat Races. He was traveling on Knickerbocker Road when a vehicle pulled out of a parking lot into his path. He was transported to Shannon Medical Center,

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24Jun2015

Hutto Police Sergeant Christopher Kelley

Sergeant Chris Kelley was struck and killed by a subject who had just stolen a patrol car following a struggle as officers attempted to arrest him. Detectives and officers were attempting to serve a warrant and located him on Herrera Trail at approximately 10:00 am. The subject began to struggle with them, broke free, and then got into the vehicle and drove away. He struck Sergeant Kelley and

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23Jun2015

Kentucky State Trooper Eric K. Chrisman

Trooper Eric Chrisman was killed in a vehicle crash on the US Route 62 near the Tennessee River Bridge in Livingston County at 5:48 pm. He was responding to a reckless driver complaint when his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and crossed into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. Trooper Chrisman's vehicle was struck on the driver's side, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. Trooper

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20Jun2015

New Orleans Police Officer Daryle Holloway

Police Officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed while transporting a prisoner to the Central Lockup at approximately 8:00 am. The prisoner had been arrested for aggravated assault earlier during the previous shift. He had been handcuffed behind his back but managed to maneuver his arms to the front of his body. He then produced a handgun he had concealed on his person, crawled through the

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19Jun2015

Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim

Police Officer Sonny Kim was shot and killed after responding to a 911 call at a home near the intersection of Roe Street and Whetsel Avenue at approximately 9:30 am. The caller stated a man was walking on the sidewalk at that location with a gun in his waistband and acting belligerent. Officer Kim was the first officer to arrive at the location and was approached by the subject who made the

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18Jun2015

Chehalis Police Officer Rick Silva

Police Officer Rick Silva died while undergoing surgery to correct a duty related injury suffer sustained in February 2015 while attempting to arrest a shoplifting suspect. The offender, who was armed with a knife, resisted arrest. During the ensuing struggle Officer Silva injured his hip in the same location in which he had suffered a previous duty injury. The second injury required him to

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16Jun2015

Montgomery County Sheriff Ladson O’Connor

Sheriff Ladson O'Connor was in killed a in a vehicle crash during a pursuit of two subjects on Highway 56 near the Toombs County / Montgomery County line at approximately 1:00 am. The pursuit started in Toombs County when deputies attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle fled as its occupants fired shots at the pursuing Toombs County deputies. Sheriff O'Connor joined the pursuit near the

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14Jun2015

Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro

Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to assist with search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center site immediately following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. He was also assigned to provide security for members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency at Ground Zero following the attacks and was exposed to toxic conditions

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