Archive of 2016 September

12Sep2016

Police Officer Tim Brackeen

Police Officer Tim Brackeen succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while attempting to arrest a wanted subject near the intersection of DeKalb Street and Gidney Street. He was searching the area when other officers who were on scene heard several gunshots. They located Officer Brackeen moments later suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to Cleveland Regional Medical

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11Sep2016

Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Collins

Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Collins was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind while he conducted a traffic stop on northbound U.S. 69, near West 143rd Street in Overland Park, at approximately 1:30 am. He had re-entered his patrol car when a pickup truck struck it from behind, causing it to burst into flames. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene on foot but was arrested

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07Sep2016

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Hubert Maltby

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Maltby was killed in a vehicle crash on FM 570, near County Road 442, south of Eastland. A vehicle traveling in the opposite direction swerved into the opposite travel lane to avoid another vehicle but instead struck Deputy Maltby's patrol car head-on. Deputy Maltby suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Deputy Maltby had served with the Eastland County

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05Sep2016

Lieutenant Waldemar Rivera-Santiago

Lieutenant Waldemar Rivera-Santiago was killed in a motorcycle crash on PR-2, near mile marker 159 in Mayaguez, while en route to the police headquarters. He was killed instantly when his police motorcycle collided with a truck. Lieutenant Rivera-Santiago had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 30 years. He is survived by his wife and six

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04Sep2016

Senior Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq

Senior Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier in a police motorcycle crash at the intersection of Burnet Road and Ohlen Road. He was providing an escort for a funeral and was attempting to reach the next intersection when a car attempted to turn left through the procession. The car pulled directly into his path, causing him to strike it. He was

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02Sep2016

Police Officer Clint Corvinus

Police Officer Clint Corvinus was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a subject in the 600 block of South Florida Avenue. He and a rookie officer he was training had conducted a traffic stop of a wanted felon. The man fled on foot during the stop and exchanged gunshots with the officers. Despite being wounded, Officer Corvinus was able to return fire and killed the subject. Officer

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