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It’s been a year
and half since K-9 police dog Dux was shot by two bullets
while apprehending a suspect in Spotsylvania County; suffering a large
wound in his back and another in his neck Oct. 2, 2016. Although
wounded, with bullet fragments lodged within a centimeter of his
spine, he still went on... During a traffic stop; the suspect Joseph
Elliott Conway of King George, became violent, resisted arrest,
punched the deputy and ran off. Officer Kelley and another deputy
pursued the man and Dux was let go to chase down the suspect, but was
shot when the dog got about 10 feet of the suspect. The brave German
shepherd survived the encounter and went back to duty, teaming back up
with his handler, Deputy Kory Kelley.
Both Deputy Kelley and Dux are to be honored for their brave service
and actions as the pair was chosen, from among many other brave
candidates, to have a statue created of them and displayed in the
National Law Enforcement Museum, which is under construction in
Washington, D.C.; where the statues will be on display when the
museum opens in the fall.
Conway was arrested and convicted of 11 charges, and is to serve 45
1/2 years in prison; where he belongs!
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Seeking volunteers in Tent City, Police Week 2018, May 12th, 13th, 14, 15th.
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CRISP CO., GA – A Georgia State Patrol trooper died after his vehicle wrecked.
First responders said Tyler Parker, 24, died after his personal truck wrecked just after 5 p.m. They also said Parker’s 3-year-old daughter was in the truck with him when it wrecked. She has been taken to a hospital in Macon.
Parker worked for the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, before becoming a state trooper.
[Image Courtesy Of: Pomona PD]
One Pomona Police Officer has been killed and another wounded after they were shot Friday night (March 9, 2018).
This incident started as a barricaded subject call at around 9:00 p.m. in an apartment located in the 1400 block of Palomares Street, according to police.
After police responded to the incident, one officer was fatally shot in the head and a second was wounded by the same gunfire. The wounded officer was reportedly listed in “stable condition.”
The suspect has not been taken into custody and the standoff is ongoing at this time.
This story is developing and Officer Down US is monitoring the situation. Please check back for updates.