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Officer John Richard Zykas

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection. Date of Death: Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Officer John Zykas suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a departmental training course while assigned to the Otay Mesa Port […]

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Sergeant Orville Smith

Sergeant Orville Smith died from injuries sustained when a vehicle operated by an intoxicated driver struck him. Sergeant Smith was working a traffic detail on Route 110 at the intersection of Indian Well Road. He was standing next to his […]

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Police Officer Michael R. Bailey

Officer Michael Bailey was shot and killed while attempting to take action in an attempted armed robbery in front of his South Side home at approximately 6:20 am. Officer Bailey had just returned home from his shift on a mayoral […]

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Deputy Sheriff David Lambert

Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier.

He was responding to backup another deputy who called for assistance when he swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak […]

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Sheriff Garry Welford

Sheriff Garry Welford was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle being pursued by deputies.
At approximately 2:45 pm deputies from the George County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing a pick-up truck that had failed to stop for them. The driver of the […]

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Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown

Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown was shot and killed while on duty in Paga Pago at the American Samoa High Court Building.

Lieutenant Brown was providing security at the courthouse. A man had just been found not guilty of assault and weapons charges. As Lieutenant […]

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Deputy Sheriff Samuel A. Smith 

Deputy Samuel Smith was killed in an automobile accident on California Road while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

His patrol car left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a tree before bursting into flames. Deputy Smith had served with […]

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Corporal Matthew Edwards

Corporal Matthew Edwards was shot and killed while responding to reports of a burglary in progress at an apartment complex on Pine Street at approximately 6:00 am.
He and his partner encountered a man in the parking lot fitting the description […]

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Deputy Sheriff Shawn Hess

Deputy Shawn Hess was killed in a vehicle accident while responding to a call to backup an officer from the Richlands Police Department at approximately 5:30 am.

He was driving westbound on U.S. Route 460 when his patrol car left the […]

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Police Officer Carlos Ledesma 

Police Officer Carlos Ledesma was shot and killed while conducting an undercover ‘reverse’ bust operation in Phoenix. Officer Ledesma was working an undercover operation with two other officers. They were attempting to sell 500 pounds of marijuana. They had just […]

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Deputy Sheriff Jon Willis

Deputy Jon Willis was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at approximately 7:30 pm.

As Deputy Willis, who was wearing a vest, entered the home, a male subject came out of a bedroom and opened fire, striking […]

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Inspector Timothy Charles Barnes

Inspector Timothy Barnes suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after completing physical training at the NCDMV License and Theft Bureau inspector training program.

He was transported to Mission Hospital in Asheville after collapsing and passed away a short time later.

Inspector Barnes […]

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