The fatal shooting occurred Friday around 5:30 a.m. when Illinois State Police showed up at a home in downstate East St. Louis. While attempting to execute a search warrant, 33-year-old trooper Nicholas Hopkins was shot in an exchange of gunfire, Illinois State Police officials said.
Hopkins was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at around 6:10 p.m. Friday night, Illinois State Police said.
A Sacramento police officer helping a woman move out of a home after a domestic dispute Wednesday was fatally shot with a rifle by a man who barricaded himself in the home, police said.
The rookie officer, Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center. Police had to conduct a rescue operation to remove the officer from the backyard, where she collapsed.
End of Watch. Officer shot to death in North Carolina traffic stop.
A police officer was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop in Mooresville, North Carolina, late Saturday, and the suspect later killed himself, the police department said.
K-9 Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon, 32, was transported to a hospital, but died from his injuries, Mooresville Police Chief Damon Williams said at a news conference.
Southwest Washington is mourning the loss of a Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy who was shot and killed in the line of duty overnight Saturday (April 13).
Deputy Jacob Keltner was working with a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force to serve an arrest warrant on Floyd E. Brown, 39, at the Extended Stay America in Rockford, police said. As some members of the task force tried to get into Brown’s room about 9:15 a.m., authorities said, he shot at them through the door.
End of Watch. Clermont County Sheriff’s deputy killed and another injured, suspect in custody. Claremont County is a short drive from where I am now.
At 7 p.m., police were called to the On The Green at Royal Oak Apartments on St. Andrews Dr. for a mental well-being check. A male caller said that another male would not leave his apartment.
At 10:30 p.m., two Clermont County Sheriff’s deputies were struck. Police have confirmed that Detective Bill Brewer was killed. Lt. Nick DeRose was injured, treated and released from UC Medical Center.
End of Watch. RIP PO Samuel Jimenez
An officer died yesterday. I did not know him, but I’ve known hundreds, maybe a thousand like him. Clean uniform (mostly), shiny leather gear, insignia all in place, scuffed shoes from all the calls and alleys and stairs and vacant lots.