Honoring the Fallen

The Officer.com Honoring the Fallen channel is where we memorialize and recognize those officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
Ceresco, NE, Police Department
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Neb. Police Officer Killed when Pickup Truck Rear-Ends Cruiser

April 14, 2024
Ceresco Police Officer Ross Bartlett was parked on the shoulder of the road for a traffic stop when a pickup truck crashed into his cruiser from behind.
Lake Lafayette, MO, Police Department
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Mo. Police Chief Dies after Suffering Medical Emergency on Call

April 14, 2024
Lake Lafayette Police Chief Steven Singer, who had led the department since 2015 and had been a Lafayette County sheriff's deputy, suffered an illness while responding to a service...
Illinois Department of Corrections
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Ill. Corrections Officer Killed in Crash in Heavy Fog

April 13, 2024
Illinois Department of Corrections Sgt. Andrew "Drew" Faught was responding to a tactical call at a facility in Sumner when he collided with another vehicle while driving in heavy...
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Tenn. Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Wounded in Shootout with Teens

April 12, 2024
Memphis Police Officer Joseph McKinney was shot and killed and two other officers were injured when suspects inside a suspicious vehicle opened fire, leading to a gun battle and...
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
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Ohio Corrections Officer Killed in 'Tragic Accident' During Training

April 11, 2024
Lt. Rodney Osborne of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility was fatally shot in the chest during a training exercise at the Corrections Training Academy in Scioto County.
Northeast Mississippi Community College Police Department
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Miss. Police Chief Dies after Sudden Medical Emergency

April 9, 2024
A 24-year law enforcement veteran, Northeast Mississippi Community College Police Chief Anthony Anderson had been with the department since 2014.
Montgomery County, AL, Sheriff's Office | al.com | TNS
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Ala. Sheriff's Deputy Dies Days after Crash in Patrol Vehicle

April 8, 2024
"(Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Jermyius) Young was a fine law enforcement officer. He was loyal, unselfish and efficient," said Sheriff Derrick Cunningham.
Virginia Department of Corrections | The Virginian-Pilot | TNS
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Gang Members at Va. Prison Fatally Stab K-9 During Attack on Inmate

April 4, 2024
Three members of the MS-13 gang were attacking another inmate at Sussex I State Prison in Norfolk before stabbing to death Rivan, a Virginia Department of Corrections K-9.
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Ariz. Police Officer Killed in Crash while Responding to Call

April 1, 2024
Tucson Police Officer Adam Buckner was responding to a call when he collided with another vehicle that had run through a red light at an intersection near the University of Arizona...
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Video: Widow of Slain NYPD Officer Calls for City to Get Tough on Crime

April 1, 2024
“How many more police officers and their families will have to make the ultimate sacrifice before the city protects them?” asked the widow of fallen NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller...
DeKalb County, IL, Sheriff's Office
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Ill. Sheriff's Deputy Killed when Tractor-Trailer Rear-Ends Cruiser

March 30, 2024
DeKalb County Sheriff's Deputy Christina Musil was in her cruiser parked on a highway shoulder in Waterman when a tractor-trailer drove off the road and struck the back of her...
NYPD
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Trump, Mayor among Mourners Attending Slain NYPD Officer's Wake

March 28, 2024
Police officers flooded the sidewalk and street outside of a Long Island funeral home for afternoon and evening wakes for NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, who was fatally shot during...
@ny_scoop | New York Daily News | TNS
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Video Shows Fatal Shooting of NYPD Officer During Routine Stop

March 28, 2024
A security camera captured a shootout that erupted during a Queens traffic stop and had NYPD officers rushing to help fellow Officer Jonathan Diller, who was shot beneath his ...
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Video: Roughly 1,000 Mourners Honor Slain N.M. State Trooper

March 28, 2024
New Mexico State Police Trooper Justin Hare, who was fatally shot March 15, was called a warrior and praised for "helping and protecting others" during a memorial service in Albuquerque...