Archive of 2017 April

30Apr2017
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Deputy Sheriff Justin L. Beard

Deputy Sheriff Justin Beard was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a burglary alarm during a severe thunderstorm at approximately 6:00 am. He was traveling on Louisiana Highway 34, south of West Monroe, when his patrol vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned. Deputy Beard, who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered fatal injuries. Deputy Beard had served

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26Apr2017
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Corporal Stephen J. Ballard

Corporal Stephen Ballard was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle at a gas station on Pulaski Highway, near Salem Church Road, in Bear, Delaware. He made contact with two people he observed in the vehicle, at which point one of the men began struggling with him. The man pushed Corporal Ballard away from him and began to run. After taking several steps he turned around and

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26Apr2017
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Sergeant Meggan Lee Callahan

Sergeant Meggan Callahan was killed after being assaulted at the Bertie Correctional Institution at approximately 5:30 pm. She was attacked by a male inmate who was serving a life sentence for a previous murder. Medical staff at the prison and other first responders provided medical aid but she succumbed to her injuries approximately one hour after the attack. Sergeant Callahan had

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19Apr2017
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Agent Benjamin De los Santos-Barbosa

Agent Benjamín De los Santos-Barbosa succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four days earlier following a vehicle pursuit in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He and three other officers attempted to stop a vehicle for having illegal window tint. The driver, who was on parole for narcotics charges, led officers on a pursuit until he encountered a broken down vehicle in the roadway on Callejón Comercio. He

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18Apr2017
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Deputy Sheriff David Wade

Deputy Sheriff David Wade was shot and killed at approximately 8:30 am as he attempted to serve an eviction notice at a residence near the intersection of CR 66 and Midwest Boulevard, outside of Mulhall, Oklahoma. The subject at the residence opened fire on Deputy Wade, striking him multiple times. The man then stole Deputy Wade's patrol truck and fled the scene. He then abandoned the vehicle

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13Apr2017
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Master Police Officer Jason G. Harris

Master Police Officer Jason Harris died of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident while on patrol. Officer Harris was responding to assist an officer at the scene of a burglary. He was traveling east on Union Street when his motorcycle struck the right rear side of a westbound car as it was turning left into a private driveway. Officer Harris was thrown from his 2011 Kawasaki

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11Apr2017
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Trooper Anthony J. Borostowski

Trooper Anthony Borostowski was killed in a single vehicle crash at mile marker 89 on eastbound I-90/94 in Sauk County. He was on patrol at approximately 4:00 am when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Trooper Borostowski was a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard and had served with the Wisconsin State Patrol for three

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10Apr2017
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Deputy Sheriff Levi Pettway

Deputy Sheriff Levi Pettway was killed in a single vehicle crash on Alabama 21 in Hayneville. Deputy Pettway's patrol car left the roadway and struck several trees. Rescue crews extricated him from the vehicle but were unable to revive him. Deputy Pettway had served with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office for 12 years and was assigned as the school resource officer at The Calhoun School.

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07Apr2017
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Master Sergeant Carl T. Cosper

Master Sergeant Carl Cosper was killed in a vehicle collision while responding to a domestic violence call in the town of Seligman. He was traveling south on Missouri 37 at County Road 1060, approximately one half-mile south of Washburn, when his patrol car struck a school bus that turned left in front of him. His patrol car overturned and he was ejected from the vehicle. Sergeant Cosper

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03Apr2017
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Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood

Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood was shot and killed behind the agency's headquarters building, in the 700 block of West Baker Road in Baytown, at approximately 7:00 am. It is believed he was shot from ambush as he arrived for work. He was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The subject who shot him remains at large. Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood

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