Archive of 2017 September

20Sep2017
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Trooper Timothy O’Neill

Trooper Timothy O'Neill was killed in a motorcycle crash, in Plainfield Township, at approximately 7:45 am. He was riding his department motorcycle when he was involved in the crash near the intersection of Wolverine Boulevard NE and Belding Road NE. Trooper O'Neill had served with the Michigan State Police for three years. He is survived by his mother, father, brother, sister and

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17Sep2017
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Police Officer Elias Martinez

Police Officer Elias "Sonny" Martinez succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash one week earlier while escorting permitted loads on Gulf Freeway, in the area of FM 646, in League City, Texas. He was passing the trucks in the escorted convoy when he laid his motorcycle down in an attempt to avoid a collision. He struck the rear of one of the trucks, causing him to suffer severe

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10Sep2017
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Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges

Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges and Sergeant Joseph Ossman, of the Florida Department of Corrections, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road, in Zolfo Springs, at approximately 6:45 am. Both officers had been required to stay in the county despite mandatory evacuations due to Hurricane Irma. Deputy Bridges was picking up supplies for a hurricane

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10Sep2017
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Sergeant Joseph Ossman

Sergeant Joseph Ossman and Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges, of the Hardee County Sheriff's Office, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road, in Zolfo Springs, at approximately 6:45 am. Both officers had been required to stay in the county despite mandatory evacuations due to Hurricane Irma. Deputy Bridges was picking up supplies for a hurricane

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08Sep2017
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Police Officer William Mathews

Police Officer William Mathews was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 12, between Route 101 and Shoreline Drive, at approximately 12:30 pm. He was in the process of removing debris from the roadway when a vehicle struck him. The driver of the car that struck him was arrested and charged with criminal vehicular homicide. Officer Mathews had served with the Wayzata Police Department for

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07Sep2017
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Deputy Constable Mark Diebold

Deputy Constable Mark Diebold suffered a fatal heart attack following qualifications for the agency's tactical team. Members of the tactical team immediately began CPR when he collapsed following the qualifications. He was transported to Alliance Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Deputy Diebold had served with the Tarrant County Constable's Office - Precinct 5 for nine years and

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05Sep2017
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Police Officer Bernie Domagala

Police Officer Bernie Domagala succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on July 14th, 1988, while at the scene of a barricade situation at 7237 S. Stony Island Avenue. Officer Domagala, who was a member of the Hostage, Barricade, and Terrorist Unit, had responded to the home after the homeowner, a former police officer, had shot a mover who was attempting to evict him. Officer

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01Sep2017
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Corporal Thomas Hannon

Corporal Thomas Hannon succumbed to complications of an injury sustained in 2012 while involved in a foot pursuit. He suffered a knee injury during the chase that required numerous surgeries. He experienced complications following a surgery that resulted in his condition to worsen. He passed away as a result of the complications on September 1st, 2017. Corporal Hannon had served with the

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