Archive of 2016 May

31May2016
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Deputy Sheriff Michael Winter

Deputy Sheriff Michael Winters succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was thrown from his horse while on a special detail at the Memorial Day Parade in Quincy, Michigan. He suffered a severe head injury when something spooked the horse, causing it to buck. He was flown to a hospital in Indiana where he was taken off of life support the following day so his organs could be

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22May2016
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Police Officer Ronald Tarentino

Police Officer Ronald Tarentino was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop on Rochdale Street, near Zabelle Avenue, at approximately 12:30 am. An occupant of the vehicle opened fire on him during as he approached the car, striking him multiple times. He was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds. The subject who shot him fled the scene, but

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19May2016
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Officer Sean Johnson

Officer Sean Johnson was killed in a motorcycle accident while taking part in a department motorcycle training program. He had recently transferred from the Patrol Bureau to the Traffic Safety Unit. Officer Johnson and three other members of the unit were participating in a two-week-long training program with the motorcycles. As Officer Johnson traveled on the ramp from I-270 south to S.R. 161

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19May2016
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Police Officer David Glasser

Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress at a home near the intersection of 51st Avenue and Baseline Road. The homeowner had called 911 to report that his son was stealing items from the home. As officers arrived on the scene they encountered the son sitting in a van in the driveway. The subject immediately

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09May2016
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Detective Brad Lancaster

Detective Brad Lancaster was shot and killed while assisting patrol officers who had responded to a suspicious person call at the Hollywood Casino at approximately 12:20 pm. The subject had fled from the responding officers on foot, but was located by Detective Lancaster in a nearby field. The man opened fire on Detective Lancaster, striking him twice before stealing his unmarked vehicle and

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05May2016
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Investigator Anthony “TJ” Freeman

Investigator TJ Freeman was killed when his patrol vehicle was rammed by a suspect vehicle during a pursuit at approximately 3:00 am. Another deputy had initiated the pursuit after encountering the suspicious vehicle that contained a wanted subject. The pursuit traveled down Columbus Road where the fleeing vehicle drove into Investigator Freeman's vehicle at the intersection with Buena Vista

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01May2016
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Sergeant Jorge Ramos

Sergeant Jorge Ramos died two days after collapsing during a statewide Correctional Emergency Response Team competition being hosted at the Sumter Correctional Institution, in Bushnell, Florida. He was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he remained until passing away. Sergeant Ramos had served with the Florida Department of Corrections for nine years and was assigned to the South

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