By RAF CASERT and JOHN LEICESTER,, Associated Press OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) 05/06 — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy,
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 05/13 — Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) 03/12 — State government buildings are flying U.S. and Illinois flags at half-staff in honor of a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy killed in a Rockford hotel shooting.Read more »
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) 02/20 A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week has received a posthumous promotion.
Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Wednesday at the funeral of Brian Simonsen that he has been promoted to the rank of detective first grade.
By JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. (AP) 01/18 — A young Natalie Corona would run around the house in police gear and loved watching the show “Cops.”Read more »
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 09/17 — A man with a history of drug convictions fatally shot a Kansas sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to handcuff the man on suspicion of vehicle theft,
By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 09/11 — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims,
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 06/08 — Two Kansas deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday following a joint funeral service.Read more »
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) 05/16 — About 70 law enforcement officers welcomed the five-year-old son of a slain police officer to a western Indiana school as he returned to class for the first time since his father was killed in a shootout.Read more »
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida sheriff’s deputies were shot dead through the window of a Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself.Read more »
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) 04/18 — Police officers from across the country are expected to attend the funeral of a Massachusetts officer who was killed in the line of duty.Read more »
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) 04/14 — A man charged with killing a police officer and described by authorities as a violent career criminal was ordered held without bail Friday.Read more »
WEST YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) 04/15 — Carrying candles and wiping away tears, hundreds of mourners joined Yarmouth police at an emotional vigil Saturday night for an officer who was killed while on duty.Read more »
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/26 — A national memorial event for a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a hostage being held by an Islamic extremist will take place Wednesday in Paris,
CHICAGO (AP) 02/17 — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and “one of the good guys” who was uninterested in self-promotion,Read more »
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/15 — A Chicago Police commander who was killed by a suspect he was attempting to detain after a brief foot chase was shot six times,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 02/13 — The families of two Ohio police officers fatally shot while responding to a 911 hang-up call have expressed their gratitude for their community and for the outpouring of support shown in the midst of their loss.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/10 — A slain Colorado sheriff’s deputy was remembered as a great hero in a funeral that drew thousands, including the state’s top leaders.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 12/16 — Billboards around the country will thank law enforcement officials later this month on behalf of the family of a Virginia State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) 11/22 — Thousands of police officers from around the country turned out to pay respects Wednesday to a rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop last week.Law enforcement officers from as far away as Colorado and Rhode Island joined students and residents lining the roads as Officer Brian Shaw’s funeral procession moved through the streets of New Kensington.Read more »