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Deputy Sheriff Adam Gibson
Deputy Sheriff Adam Gibson

Deputy Sheriff Adam Gibson Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, California End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021   ADAM GIBSON Deputy Sheriff Adam Gibson and K9 Riley were shot and killed in the parking lot of the Cal Expo and State Fair facility following a vehicle pursuit of a parolee. Deputies noticed the subject and vehicle...

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Officer Randall Versie Smith
Officer Randall Versie Smith

Officer Randall Versie Smith Birmingham Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Monday, December 28, 2020   RANDALL VERSIE SMITH Officer Randy Smith died as the result of complications of an inadvertent gunshot wound suffered on March 25th, 1995, while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 916 18th Street in Ensley. An armed man was...

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Police Officer Jason Nicholas Shuping
Police Officer Jason Nicholas Shuping

Police Officer Jason Nicholas Shuping Concord Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, December 16, 2020   JASON NICHOLAS SHUPING Police Officer Jason Shuping was shot and killed while responding to an attempted carjacking at a fast-food restaurant at 7761 Gateway Lane NW. A North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agent had encountered an abandoned...

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Police Officer Tyler Avery Herndon
Police Officer Tyler Avery Herndon

Police Officer Tyler Avery Herndon Mount Holly Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, December 11, 2020   TYLER AVERY HERNDON Police Officer Tyler Herndon was shot and killed while he and other officers responded to a burglary in progress at a car wash at 313 Beatty Drive at about 3:30 am. The subject w...

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Patrolman Cassie Marie Johnson
Patrolman Cassie Marie Johnson

Patrolman Cassie Marie Johnson Charleston Police Department, West Virginia End of Watch Thursday, December 3, 2020   CASSIE MARIE JOHNSON Patrolman Cassie Johnson succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day while responding to a parking complaint in the 200 block Garrison Avenue at about 2:30 pm. Despite her wounds, she was able to return...

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Police Officer Travis C. Wallace
Police Officer Travis C. Wallace

Police Officer Travis C. Wallace Helena-West Helena Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Thursday, November 12, 2020   TRAVIS C. WALLACE Police Officer Travis Wallace was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Highway 49 while attempting to arrest a subject wanted for a shooting that occurred the previous week. Officer Wallace and another...

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Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr.
Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr.

Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr. Mangham Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Thursday, November 5, 2020   MARSHALL WATERS, JR. Police Officer Marshall Waters succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on October 17th, 2020, while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 425 near the Franklin Parish / Richland Parish border. The vehicle had just been...

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Sergeant Harold L. Preston
Sergeant Harold L. Preston

Sergeant Harold L. Preston Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2020   HAROLD L. PRESTON Sergeant Harold Preston was shot and killed at about 9:30 am as he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Holly Hall Street. Police were...

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Investigator Lemuel Delray Bruce
Investigator Lemuel Delray Bruce

Investigator Lemuel Delray Bruce Houston Fire Marshal’s Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 16, 2020   LEMUEL DELRAY BRUCE Investigator Lemuel Bruce was shot and killed at about 3:30 am while conducting surveillance as part of an ongoing arson investigation in the Timbergrove and Heights areas. He and six other investigators were conducting surveillance...

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Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins
Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins

Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins Pine Bluff Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Monday, October 5, 2020   KEVIN DWAINE COLLINS Detective Kevin Collins was shot and killed at about 12:05 pm as he and other detectives were conducting an ongoing investigation at a hotel at 210 North Blake Street. He and another detective were shot...

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Police Officer Jacob William Hancher
Police Officer Jacob William Hancher

Police Officer Jacob William Hancher Myrtle Beach Police Department, South Carolina End of Watch Saturday, October 3, 2020   JACOB WILLIAM HANCHER Police Officer Jacob Hancher was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic incident at an apartment in the 400 block of 14th Avenue South at about 10:00...

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Deputy Sheriff Ryan Phillip Hendrix
Deputy Sheriff Ryan Phillip Hendrix

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Phillip Hendrix Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Thursday, September 10, 2020   RYAN PHILLIP HENDRIX Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix was shot and killed when he responded to a vehicle tampering and shooting call in the area of Bethea Drive and Piney Ridge Drive in Mountain Home. A citizen...

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Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera
Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera

Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska End of Watch Monday, September 7, 2020   LUIS “MARIO” HERRERA Investigator Mario Herrera succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on August 26th, 2020, when he and other members of the Metro Area Task Force served an arrest warrant at a home in the area of N...

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Detective James M. Skernivitz
Detective James M. Skernivitz

Detective James M. Skernivitz Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio End of Watch Thursday, September 3, 2020   JAMES M. SKERNIVITZ Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed at about 10:00 pm in the area of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue while working in an undercover capacity as part of a federal task force supporting...

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Police Officer Tamarris Leon-Wesley Bohannon
Police Officer Tamarris Leon-Wesley Bohannon

Police Officer Tamarris Leon-Wesley Bohannon St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Sunday, August 30, 2020   TAMARRIS LEON-WESLEY BOHANNON Police Officer Tamarris Bohannon succumbed to a gunshot sustained the previous night when he and other officers were ambushed in the 3700 block of Hartford Street at about 6:00 pm. He and other...

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Special Agent John Bost, III
Special Agent John Bost, III

Special Agent John Bost, III United States Department of Justice – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2020   JOHN BOST, III Special Agent John Bost was killed as the result of an accidental discharge of a rifle inside of the Kīhei police station in Maui...

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Police Officer Jonathan P. Shoop
Police Officer Jonathan P. Shoop

Police Officer Jonathan P. Shoop Bothell Police Department, Washington End of Watch Monday, July 13, 2020   JONATHAN P. SHOOP Police Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot and killed in the 10300 block of Woodinville Drive following a vehicle pursuit. At approximately 9:40 pm Officer Shoop and his field training officer attempted to stop a vehicle f...

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Police Officer Ismael Chavez
Police Officer Ismael Chavez

Police Officer Ismael Chavez McAllen Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, July 11, 2020   ISMAEL CHAVEZ Police Officer Ismael Chavez and Police Officer Edelmiro Garza were shot and killed from ambush while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 3500 block of Queta Street. They had approached the front...

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Police Officer Edelmiro Garza, Jr.
Police Officer Edelmiro Garza, Jr.

Police Officer Edelmiro Garza, Jr. McAllen Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, July 11, 2020   EDELMIRO GARZA, JR. Police Officer Edelmiro Garza and Police Officer Ismael Chavez were shot and killed from ambush while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 3500 block of Queta Street. They had approached t...

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Police Officer Anthony Dia
Police Officer Anthony Dia

Police Officer Anthony Dia Toledo Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Saturday, July 4, 2020   ANTHONY DIA Police Officer Anthony Dia was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a Home Depot store at 1035 West Alexis Road at about 12:30 am. A drunk subject had started to harass participants of an...

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Sergeant Craig Vincent Johnson
Sergeant Craig Vincent Johnson

Sergeant Craig Vincent Johnson Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2020   CRAIG VINCENT JOHNSON Sergeant Craig Johnson succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous morning when he was shot multiple times during a traffic stop near the intersection of East 21st Street and South 89th East Avenue. An officer on...

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Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr.
Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr.

Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida End of Watch Sunday, June 14, 2020   JULIAN KEEN, JR. Wildlife Officer Julian Keen was shot and killed in Labelle when he attempted to stop a hit-and-run suspect while off duty. Hendry County deputies located Officer Keen’s body after responding to reports...

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Deputy Sheriff James H. Blair
Deputy Sheriff James H. Blair

Deputy Sheriff James H. Blair Simpson County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi End of Watch Friday, June 12, 2020   JAMES H. BLAIR Deputy Sheriff James Blair was shot and killed while transporting a subject from an involuntary psychiatric evaluation at a mental health facility at 3087 Mississippi 13 in Mendenhall. The evaluation had just completed, and...

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Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller
Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller

Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, California End of Watch Saturday, June 6, 2020   AMON GUTZWILLER Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller was shot and killed as he and other deputies investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies had originally responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle that contained guns and bomb-making materials in the...

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Lieutenant Stephen P. Williams
Lieutenant Stephen P. Williams

Lieutenant Stephen P. Williams Moody Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2020   STEPHEN P. WILLIAMS Lieutenant Stephen Williams was shot and killed while responding to a call for service at the Motel 8 at 2451 Moody Parkway. While on scene at least one suspect opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. T...

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