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    WI Deputy Down

    A Kenosha County, Wis., sheriff's deputy was shot and killed overnight during a routine traffic stop, CLTV reported.

    The deputy had pulled over a van for a traffic violation in the town of Somers near the University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus just before midnight, according to the sheriff's department.


    A man in the van apparently shot the officer, then ran off, leaving the van behind, authorities said.

    A Parkside police officer serving as back-up radioed in that shots had been fired and that a deputy was down. The suspect was arrested just after 2:30 a.m. at an apartment complex about a half mile from the shooting. The manhunt involved a helicopter and a half-dozen police dogs.

    The identify of the officer and further details were not immediately available.

    A press conference is scheduled for later this morning.


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    My thoughts and prayers go out to the officer and their family. Once again, a "routine" traffic stop ends in tragedy. Another horrible reminder that there is nothing "routine" in our line of business.
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    Be careful out there guys. Officer deaths are up 12% from last year!
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    Yes Keith there is no such thing as "routine" traffic stop. There is known risk and unknown risk traffic stops. Known risk being considered a felony stop, and unknow risk being considered a misdemeanor stop.








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    My thoughts and prayers to the family and the department. Stay safe out there.
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    RIP sir. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. Please be carefull out there guys!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    My thoughts and prayers go out to the officer and their family. Once again, a "routine" traffic stop ends in tragedy. Another horrible reminder that there is nothing "routine" in our line of business.
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    Sheriff David Beth says Deputy Frank Fabiano, Junior was shot in the face by a man who was arrested after a three-hour manhunt.

    Fabiano was an 18-year veteran of the sheriff's department, was married and had a 7-year-old daughter.

    The 48-year-old deputy stopped a van shortly before midnight for a minor violation in the Town of Somers.

    Beth says the deputy and suspect got out of their vehicles and Fabiano was shot. A UW Parkside officer arrived on the scene as a backup and fired shots at the suspect.

    Two helicopters and police dogs helped search for the suspect.

    Beth says citizen tips helped authorities pin down the man's location. He was found hiding behind some parked cars in an apartment complex.

    The sheriff says Fabiano had been awarded a Purple Heart for an injury suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance call in Paddock Lake in 1991.


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    I've met Frank, my prayers will be with him and his family. A friend is going to send me an address where any who wish to, can send cards, etc. I'm not sure, but I was told the news conference is supposed to be today (Friday, the 18th).

    The Channel 12 website www.themilwaukeechannel.com is going to broadcast the news conference at 10:00.
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    My thoughts are with His family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RPDP44 View Post
    A friend is going to send me an address where any who wish to, can send cards, etc.
    Any updates on this?
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    i am saddened to hear of this.
    glad they got him
    many thoughts to his family and friends
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