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Thursday, January 20, 2011
TWO POLICE OFFICERS SLAIN IN THE LINE OF DUTY
Miami Dade Police Officers Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth were killed in the line of duty Thursday.
The Herald report is here and a summary of all officers killed in the line of duty is here.
Officer Oscar Plasencia shot and killed the suspect Johnny Simms. Simms was on probation and the officers were serving an arrest warrant for a new murder case.
Officer Haworth was a single mother raising her 13 year old son.
Officer Castillo leaves a wife and three sons.
Two brave heroes were taken from us today. They were doing their job making this community a safer place to live. They are irreplaceable.
Breaking News: Two Miami-Dade officers have been shot and one of them is confirmed dead. Warrant officers were attempting to serve a warrant on a homicide suspect at NW 69th Street & NW 6th Court. The suspect is dead. Our prayers go out to the families of both officers. Further Update: The second officer has died in surgery. THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
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50 Years Ago today.
I'm sure Rumpole will have more to say about this as soon as he has time to post.