Police Officer Justin Billa was shot and killed while assisting in the apprehension of a man who had just murdered his ex-wife.
Investigators at the scene of the original murder identified the subject as a person of interest. Officer Billa, along with other officers, went to the man’s home on Avondale Court to make contact with him. As the officers arrived on scene the subject exited the home and opened fire on them, striking Officer Billa. Another officer returned fire as the subject retreated back into the home.
Died in the line of duty. “He saved her life by giving his own”: Officer killed intervening in domestic dispute – CBS News.
Authorities say an off-duty police officer has been fatally shot while intervening in a domestic dispute in suburban Maryland.
Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer was killed in the line of duty. Chicago police commander gunned down in Loop pursuing a suspect – Chicago Tribune
Cmdr. Paul Bauer, 53, was shot to death at the Thompson Center after chasing a man fleeing from tactical officers who tried to stop him, police officials said. Bauer confronted the man, who opened fire as the two struggled, killing the 31-year department veteran, according to police officials and other sources. Bauer had been in the area after attending “active shooter” training, which prepares officers for mass shootings. He also had a meeting with aldermen scheduled for later in the day.
Died in the line of duty today in a suburb of Columbus, OH. Police: 2 officers killed responding to 911; suspect held
Officer Eric Joering was 39 years old. Officer Tony Morelli was 54 years old. They were responding to a “domestic disturbance” call.
“The officers gave their lives in defense of others,” Morbitzer said, struggling to keep his emotions in check. “They’re true American heroes.”
He died on Wednesday Flags lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Texas police officer
Gov. Greg Abbott Friday ordered state flags lowered to half-staff in Richardson in honor of veteran Richardson police Officer David Sherrard, 37, who died after he was shot in the neck as Richardson police responded to a disturbance call Wednesday night at an apartment complex in the Dallas suburb
Locust Grove Police Department officer Chase Maddox was killed in the line of duty today. He was 26-years-old and had been in the Locust Grove Police Department for about 5 years.
Henry County deputies Michael Corley and Ralph Sidwell “Sid” Callaway were shot in the same incident that claimed the life of Officer Maddox.
The guy who shot the three of them is also dead.
Earlier today…. Texas cop shot dead in line of duty while serving warrant
Officer Ken Copeland, a veteran of the San Marcos Police Department since March 1998, was serving a warrant in the El Camino Real subdivison of the city when he was fatally shot, Police Chief Chase Stapp confirmed during a press conference Monday night.