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Memorial Fund in the News

Ohio State Trooper and Cleveland Police Officer killed months apart near same mile marker on I-90
Source: ABC NEWS5/Cleveland by Megan Hickey
Date: January 24, 2017

Two Northeast Ohio law enforcement officers were struck and killed by vehicles near the same mile marker on I-90 within a span of four months.

Nick Breul, Director of Officer Safety and Wellness told News 5 that two deaths in Cleveland in nearly the same spot is unusual, according to the data.

“That’s not common to have them occur in the same location like that especially during separate types of activity,” Breul explained.

35 Years After Air Florida Crash, Helicopter Used in Daring Rescue Gets New Mission
Source: NBC4 by Mark Segraves
Date: January 13, 2017

The helicopter that saved five lives from the frozen Potomac River needed rescuing itself. News4's Mark Segraves reports on the restoration of one of the most famous choppers in history.

‘He shot her down’: Two officers dead in Orlando manhunt for murder suspect
Source: The Washington Post by Avi Selk and Mark Berman
Date: January 9, 2017

Schools were locked down, roads closed and two law enforcement officers died near Orlando on Monday, as a month-long hunt closed in on a murder suspect and turned violent.

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By Mary Huber, Statesman

Fayette County sheriff’s deputy praised for ‘quick response’ during attempted roadside suicide

Sheriff’s deputy Rick Bohlmann was working his normal Tuesday afternoon shift patrolling traffic in rural Fayette County when he was stopped by a motorist who warned him about a car that was stalled on the side of the road with blood all around it.

Bohlmann said the man was conscious and he was muttering that he had “lost his clip.”

On the passenger’s seat, there was a gun.

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Thank you to all who joined us for the Run for the Badge on October 14th at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial! Your support for law enforcement and your participation and fundraising helps us honor the contribution and sacrifice officers make every day. All proceeds benefit the Memorial Fund.

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Fatalities by State—January 1 through December 31, 2017