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06-13-10, 08:54 AM #1CorporalVerified LEO
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White Plains (NY) Officer Dies in Line of Duty After Chasing Suspect
White Plains Officer Dies in Line of Duty After Chasing Suspect
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A police officer who arrested a mall shoplifting suspect after a foot chase in White Plains has collapsed and died.
Authorities say Michael Perry was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after arresting the suspect in downtown White Plains on Saturday afternoon. Perry was 43. The cause of death was unknown.
White Plains Public Safety Commissioner David Chong says Perry's death has shocked the police department to "the very core." He says it was the first line-of-duty death for the department in 60 years.
Perry was an over seven-year veteran with the White Plains police. He is survived by his wife and 6-year-old twin sons.
Authorities say Perry ran after the 53-year-old suspect after he allegedly stole merchandise from a Macy's at a downtown mall.
White Plains Officer Dies In Line Of Duty After Chasing Suspect - 1010WINS.com*
06-13-10, 09:38 AM #2
My Condolences. Probably a heart attack.
We had a guy that was a level 1 reserve in my city's PD that collapsed at home while getting ready for work. He was between two shifts that he was covering in addition to his own. Perfect health otherwise. Heart attack at 52. I guess God needed him more.
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06-13-10, 10:56 AM #3
RIP my Brother"An Unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper
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06-13-10, 11:35 AM #6
May he rest in peace.http://www.odmp.org/officer/16551-de...l-eron-shannon
Police Officers put themselves at risk for strangers every day. Some do not make it home to their families. Next time you think of saying something negative about the police, remember...YOU are one of the strangers.
06-13-10, 07:06 PM #7
Rest in peace.
06-14-10, 10:23 AM #8
Rest in peace.
06-14-10, 10:49 AM #9
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06-15-10, 06:07 PM #10
Trumpet Call , As The Sun , Sinks In Fright
Sleep In Peace , Comrade Dear
GOD Is Near
Rest in peace , Ofc. Perry. Condolences to family , friends and coleagues.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
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