A police officer died when he crashed his motorbike on his way home from work. PC Kevin Flint, a Thames Valley Police officer based in Chesham, was travelling on the A41 yesterday, near Berkhamsted, when tragedy struck. Chief Superintendent Steve Williams said: “It is with great sadness that I confirm the tragic death of serving Thames Valley Police officer, PC Kevin Flint. “PC Flint, a neighbourhood officer based at Chesham, died whilst off-duty, travelling home from work yesterday evening. “PC Flint’s personal motorcycle was involved in a collision with a stationary vehicle on the northbound A41 near Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, just after 4pm. “The collision is being investigated by the Joint Protective Services of the Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies and Bedfordshire Police. “PC Flint’s next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them, as well as his friends and colleagues at this extremely difficult time." On … [Read more...] about Police officer died after crashing motorbike on way home from work
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A FORMER senior police officer from Co Down and a father-of-four from south Armagh have died while walking in the Mourne Mountains. Sean Byrne, a father-of-four from Camlough, Co Armagh, was killed after he fell 100 feet in hazardous weather conditions yesterday afternoon. In a separate incident, a second man in his sixties died after he fell in the same mountain range yesterday. He was named locally as Robbie Robinson, a former senior police officer from Banbridge in Co Down. Mr Robinson, who was married with children, is believed to have been in his late sixties. He is thought to have retired as a police officer several years ago. Police said one man - believed to be Mr Byrne - died after he fell on Wee Binnian shortly before midday. It is understood Mr Robinson died after he slid down a long slope on Slieve Commedagh - the second highest peak in the Mournes - shortly before 1pm. Both men died at the scene. It is understood both were experienced walkers. A third man was rescued … [Read more...] about Father-of-four and ex-police officer die in two separate falls in the Mournes
Two police officers die after being struck by train in Chicago BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Two Chicago police officers have been fatally struck by a train as they investigated a report of gunshots in the city. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/two-police-officers-die-after-being-struck-by-train-in-chicago-37636391.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article37636389.ece/1f5fd/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_da5f88ef-d20f-4dcc-9203-011c8b232233_1 Email Two Chicago police officers have been fatally struck by a train as they investigated a report of gunshots in the city. Eduardo Marmolejo, 37, and Conrad Gary, 31, were pursuing a person who had headed toward train tracks and were hit shortly after 6pm as the commuter train passed through the area, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. “There was no stop at that location so the train was probably going somewhere between 60 and 70 miles per hour,” he said. Mr Johnson said an individual was taken … [Read more...] about Two police officers die after being struck by train in Chicago
Nathan J. Fish and Dani Coble Arizona Republic Published 4:28 p.m. UTC Aug 17, 2018 PHOENIX — A police officer remains in critical condition Friday after being shot during a traffic stop, Phoenix Police Department officials said. But the officer, who was getting out of his marked squad car, was able to return fire and wounded the suspect, who also is in critical condition, Sgt. Mercedes Fortune said. Neither the names of the officer, who has been with the department about 1½ years, nor the suspect were released. "In my opinion, I believe he was ambushed,'' Police Chief Jeri Williams said of the officer. The shooting took place about 8 p.m. MST at Cave Creek and Cactus roads, about a dozen miles north of downtown, Fortune said. ► Aug. 15: Officer taped sex at work on body cam, lawsuit says► Aug. 8: Activists crash wedding of officer in Stephon Clark shooting► Aug. 8: 2 New Jersey detectives shot in 'unprovoked' ambush Though the … [Read more...] about Phoenix police officer shot, in critical condition. But he returned fire, hit the suspect.
DeKALB – Whether it was with the U.S. military or within various roles in the city of DeKalb, Donald P. Schoo, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 93, served with distinction for most of his adult life. Schoo served in a number of military campaigns in World War II, including the D-Day invasion at Omaha Beach in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, and became known for sharing stories of his service with local students. For his service, Schoo earned a Combat Medal and two Bronze Stars from the United States and was also was named a Knight of the Legion of Honor by then-president of France, Jacques Chirac, in 2004. Rather than shy away from his military service, Schoo donated his time to history classes at Kishwaukee College, where he would share his experiences. In doing so, Schoo received an honorary degree from the college in 2011. As a tribute to his 20 years of service to the DeKalb Police Department from 1947 to 1967, the department’s Facebook page was … [Read more...] about War veteran, DeKalb police officer, dies