Archive of 2017 March

29Mar2017

Police Officer Nicholas Rodman

Police Officer Nick Rodman succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash at the intersection of a 26th Street and Duncan Street during a vehicle pursuit. Other officers were pursuing a suspect who had been involved in a domestic violence incident in which shots were fired. Other officers were able to free Officer Rodman from the burning patrol car and transported him to a local hospital.

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27Mar2017

Police Officer Justin Terney

Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm. He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Turney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney

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26Mar2017

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a call in Walthill. He was driving along Nebraska Highway 94 in a period of dense fog when his patrol car struck a crane in a construction

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22Mar2017

Detective Jason T. Weiland

Detective Jason Weiland was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance and multiple shootings. Police initially responded to a domestic disturbance call at a bank in Rothschild where two bank employees had been shot and killed. The subject later killed an attorney at a law office in Schofield before barricading himself inside an apartment complex near the intersection of Ross

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18Mar2017

Sergeant Shawn T. Anderson

Sergeant Shawn Anderson was shot and killed at approximately 11:00 pm while investigating a rape. He and another officer had gone to a salon at 1962 O'Neal Lane to interview the suspect. A struggle ensued during the interview in which Sergeant Anderson was fatally shot. The subject was wounded during the incident and taken into custody. He died from his wounds several days

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13Mar2017

Trooper Brian S. Falb

Trooper Brian Falb died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Trooper Falb had served with the New York State Police for 18 years and was assigned to Troop B. He is survived by his wife and four children. On the morning of September 11, 2001, seventy-two

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12Mar2017

Police Officer Michael Hance

Police Officer Michael Hance died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Officer Hance served with the New York City Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to the 111th Precinct. He is survived by his two daughters. On the morning of September 11,

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12Mar2017

Police Officer Houston James Largo

Police Officer Houston Largo succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous night while responding to a domestic violence call along County Road 19 in Casamero Lake, New Mexico. The shooting occurred at approximately 11:00 pm. He was flown to the University of New Mexico Hospital where he passed away the following afternoon. The subject was taken into custody. Officer Largo had

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09Mar2017

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Bartlett was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to assist another deputy and a Virginia State Police trooper who were involved in a pursuit. He was traveling on Highway 58 when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer that was exiting I-77. The occupants of the vehicle that was being pursued were apprehended a short time later. The driver of the vehicle

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