Recent Officer Down Notices

  • El Mirage Police Department (AZ) December 12, 2017
    Police Officer Paul Lazinsky suffered a fatal heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit of a wanted juvenile in the area of Grand Avenue and Greenway Road. Officer Lazinsky suffered…
  • Johnston Police Department (SC) December 10, 2017
    Corporal Eric Chapman was killed in a single vehicle crash on Columbia Road, between Star Road and JET Middle School, at approximately 10:30 pm. He was responding to backup another officer…
  • Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal (MD) December 9, 2017
    Deputy Chief Sander Cohen was struck and killed by a vehicle on southbound I-270, near Falls Road in Montgomery County, while assisting at the scene of another crash involving an…
  • Hillsboro Police Department (OR) December 6, 2017
    K9 Billy was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of SE Tualatin Valley Highway and Century Boulevard at approximately 10:40 pm. Another vehicle attempted to make a left turn…
  • San Marcos Police Department (TX) December 5, 2017
    Police Officer Ken Copeland was shot and killed while he and other officers attempted to serve a warrant in the El Camino Real neighborhood on a man wanted for a…
  • Bell County Sheriff's Department (KY) December 5, 2017
    K9 Kane was struck and killed by a vehicle as during a traffic stop on U.S. 25E at the Bell-Knox County line. K9 Kane's handler had responded to assist a Kentucky…
  • Texas Department of Public Safety – Texas Highway Patrol (TX) November 24, 2017
    Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on I-45 in Freestone County, just south of Fairfield, at approximately 4:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day. He had contacted…
  • Oakland County Sheriff's Office (MI) November 24, 2017
    Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall was struck and killed by a suspect vehicle as he attempted to deploy stop sticks at approximately 12:30 am. Officers began pursuing the vehicle in the parking…
  • Antrim County Sheriff's Office (MI) November 20, 2017
    K9 Ori was struck and killed by a vehicle while working on off-leash obedience training in Kalkaska County. K9 Ori had only served with the Antrim County Sheriff's Office for two…
  • United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol (US) November 20, 2017
    Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was killed in the line of duty while he and his partner were on patrol near mile marker 152 on I-10, in the area of…
  • New Kensington Police Department (PA) November 18, 2017
    Police Officer Brian Shaw was shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue at approximately 8:00 pm. The driver fled on…
  • Baltimore City Police Department (MD) November 16, 2017
    Detective Sean Suiter succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while attempting to interview a person during a homicide investigation in the 900 block of Bennett Place. He and…
  • Normandy Police Department (MO) November 8, 2017
    K9 Argo succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he fell from the fourth level of a parking garage. His handler had taken him to the garage to seek refuge…
  • Rockford Police Department (IL) November 5, 2017
    Police Officer Jaimie Cox was killed during a traffic stop near the intersection of East State Street and Dawn Avenue at approximately 1:00 am. The vehicle attempted to flee during the…
  • Texas Department of Public Safety – Texas Highway Patrol (TX) November 5, 2017
    Senior Trooper Tom Nipper was killed in a vehicle crash while conducting a traffic stop on southbound I-35, near Midway Drive, in Temple. He was sitting in his patrol car during…
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office (GA) November 3, 2017
    Deputy Sheriff James Wallace suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the department's annual physical fitness assessment at the Wilson Family YMCA on Wheeler Road. Other deputies on …
  • Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (CA) November 2, 2017
    K9 Jax was stabbed to death while attempting an apprehension at an apartment complex in the 500 block of East Weddell Avenue. Officers had responded to a domestic violence incident in…
  • North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Division of Prisons (NC) October 31, 2017
    Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden, and Correctional Officer Justin Smith were killed during an escape attempt from the Pasquotank Correctional Institut …
  • New York State Police (NY) October 25, 2017
    K9 Will was accidentally shot and killed by his handler while defending himself against an attack by a Pitbull while assisting with a search warrant in the town of Greig. As…
  • South Carolina Highway Patrol (SC) October 24, 2017
    Trooper Daniel Rebman was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on I-385, near Bridges Road, in Greenville County. He was parked on the…