Archive of 2016 September

30Sep2016
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Jailer Robert E. Ransom

Jailer Robert Ransom suffered a fatal heart attack inside the Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Facility while responding to a medical emergency involving an inmate. As other deputies attempted to revive the inmate Jailer Ransom rushed to retrieve an AED. He collapsed moments later. Both he and the inmate were transported to Good Sheppard Medical Center where he passed away. The inmate that

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28Sep2016
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Deputy Sheriff John Thomas Isenhour

Deputy Sheriff John Isenhour was struck by a vehicle at the entrance to Tanglewood Park on Clemmons Road at approximately 10 a.m. while he was working at an annual cycling event. He was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries ten days later. Deputy Isenhour had served with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office for eleven months and was a 17-year

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26Sep2016
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Corrections Officer David M. Weaver

Corrections Officer David Weaver succumbed to injuries sustained nine days earlier when he fell and struck his head at State Correctional Institute Graterford. He was supervising inmates in the prison's outdoor recreation yard when he fell backwards and struck his head on a concrete wall, causing a skull fracture. Officer Weaver was the only officer assigned to the recreation yard at the time.

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23Sep2016
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Agent Edwin Pabon-Robles

Agent Edwin Pabón-Robles was killed in a vehicle crash as he and his partner responded to an emergency call in Carolina, Puerto Rico, at approximately 1:30 am. Their patrol car left the roadway and overturned as they exited from the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge to Román Baldorioty de Castro Expressway. Agent Pabón-Robles was killed in the crash and his partner was seriously injured after being

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22Sep2016
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Sergeant Kerry Winters

Sergeant Kerry Winters drowned while conducting a training dive with the Ulster County Sheriff's Office's In-Water Rescue Team in Ashokan Reservoir at approximately 12:30 pm. He became separated from his two dive partners during the dive. He was found unresponsive a short time later and brought to the surface where other deputies performed CPR and utilized an AED. He was transported to a local

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17Sep2016
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Sergeant Kenneth Steil

Sergeant Kenneth Steil succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on September 12th, 2016, while chasing a subject who had just attempted to carjack a vehicle at approximately 11:00 pm. As officers arrived on scene of the carjacking, at a gas station at 7 Mile East and Hayes Street, the man suspect fled on foot. As Sergeant Steil pursued him the man turned and fired a sawed-off shotgun, striking

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16Sep2016
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Correctional Officer Kenneth Bettis

Correctional Officer Kenneth Bettis succumbed to stab wounds sustained on September 1st, 2016, when he was attacked by an inmate at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama. The inmate attacked and stabbed Officer Bettis in retaliation for being denied an extra food tray during the prison's lunch service. Officer Bettis was flown to the University of South Alabama

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15Sep2016
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Patrol Officer Jason Gallero

Patrol Officer Jason Gallero suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a morning run at the Cook County Sheriff's Police Training Academy in Maywood. Officer Gallero, who was an instructor with the academy, was running with cadets and other instructions when he collapsed near Fifth Avenue and Chicago Avenue. He was transported to Gottlieb Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced

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15Sep2016
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Trooper Kenneth Velez

Trooper Kenneth Velez was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-90, near the Warren Road exit, in Cuyahoga County. Trooper Velez had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and three

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15Sep2016
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Police Officer Robert Aaron Barker

Police Officer Robert Barker was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to assist members of the Woodruff County Sheriff's Office at approximately 5:00 am. Officer Barker's patrol car struck a deer on Highway 17, south of Patterson, and then left the roadway and overturned. Officer Barker had served with the McCrory Police Department for four

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