Archive of 2015 October

29Oct2015

Police Officer Daniel Webster

Police Officer Dan Webster succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on October 21st, 2015, while making a traffic stop. He had stopped a motorcycle that was displaying a stolen license plate near the intersection of Central Avenue and Eubank Boulevard at approximately 8:00 pm. Officer Webster had placed one handcuff on the subject's left wrist when the man pretended to be injured by complaining

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29Oct2015

Sergeant William “Karl” Keesee

Sergeant Karl Keesee was killed in a single vehicle crash on US 84 approximately two miles west of Goldthwaite, Texas. His patrol car left the roadway and overturned, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. Sergeant Keesee had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 25 years and was assigned to Brownwood, Region 5. Read more:

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28Oct2015

Deputy Constable Jeffrey Radford

Deputy Constable Jeffrey Radford was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Lucius McCelvey Dr. and N.E. HK Dodgen Loop, in Temple, shortly before 7:00 pm. He was returning to Temple after serving papers in Troy, Texas, when his department vehicle collided with another car. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The two occupants of the other

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25Oct2015

Park Ranger James Marvin Wallen, Jr.

Park Ranger Jimmy Wallen succumbed to injuries sustained on June 3rd, 1989, when the patrol car he and his partner were in was struck by another vehicle on Amnicola Highway as they exited Hamilton County Riverpark. Rescue personnel resuscitated him at the scene before transporting him to a local hospital. He suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the crash and remained in nursing

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20Oct2015

Police Officer Randolph Holder

Police Officer Randolph Holder was shot and killed while pursuing an armed male subject. He and his partner were on patrol in the East Harlem section of Manhattan when they responded to a call of shots fired. The officers spoke to a victim who informed them that one of the males who had been firing a gun had also robbed him at gunpoint and fled on a bicycle. The officers canvassed the area for

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18Oct2015

Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg

Investigator Steve Sandberg was shot and killed while guarding a prisoner at St. Cloud Hospital, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The prisoner was in custody in connection with a domestic assault in Aitkin County. At approximately 5:15 am the subject attacked and disarmed Investigator Sandberg in the hospital room. The man then fatally shot Investigator Sandberg with his own service weapon. Another

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16Oct2015

K9 Koa

K9 Koa died from injuries sustained five days earlier while conducting a training exercise. Koa inadvertently ran into the path of a moving vehicle during the training and suffered several injuries. She was taken to a veterinary hospital in Colorado where she was put down after her condition worsened and it was determined she could not recover. K9 Koa was an explosives detention canine who

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06Oct2015

Police Officer Anthony Lossiah

Police Officer Tony Lossiah succumbed to injuries sustained in the line of duty. He was taken to Mission Hospital, in Asheville, where he developed complications from the original injury. Officer Lossiah had served with the Cherokee Indian Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and children. Read more:

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