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Fallen Officer

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T-Shirts Benefit Fallen Officer’s Family

Another movement is underway to keep Officer John David Dryer’s memory alive.


Fallen Officer Memorial Shirts

The Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation, the East Washington Police Department and the Autism Center of Pittsburgh have announced the release of Officer John David Dryer Memorial t-shirts.


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Pens Announce Collection For Fallen Officer

Area police and the Pittsburgh Penguins will be collecting donations to benefit the family of a fallen officer in Washington County.


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Community Says Final Goodbye To Slain Officer

A funeral service is being held today for the East Washington police officer who was shot and killed last weekend in the line of duty.


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Visitation Continues Today For Fallen East Washington Officer

Visitation continues today in Washington County for slain East Washington Police Officer John David Dryer.


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Local Students Raise Money To Preserve Fallen Officer’s Legacy

Since the death of Officer John Dryer earlier this week, there has been an outpouring of support for his family. A single comment on Facebook began a movement to keep Officer Dryer’s legacy alive.


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Friends, Community Members Helping Fallen Officer’s Family

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It has been just over a month since Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki was shot and killed in the line of duty. Now, fellow officers and friends are helping to honor […]


Fallen, Not Forgotten Benefit Concert

It has been just over a month since Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki was shot and killed in the line of duty. Now, fellow officers and friends are helping to honor the fallen officer and to raise money for the family he left behind.


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Funeral Held For Fallen Lower Burrell Officer

It is a difficult day for a local community and the police force as Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki was laid to rest.


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Community, Police Mourn Loss Of Officer

Community members lined the streets to grieve the loss of Officer Derek Kotecki Monday morning.


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Fallen Lower Burrell Officer Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

It was a sad and moving moment in Lower Burrell Sunday night as the widow and children of a fallen police officer thanked people gathered for a candlelight vigil held in his memory. Officer Derek Kotecki will be laid to rest Monday morning following a funeral mass, but Sunday there was a less formal gathering to honor the slain officer.


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Road Closures Announced For Fallen Officer’s Funeral

The funeral for Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki will be held Monday morning and there will be road closures in the area.


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Mourners Gather As Visitation Begins For Officer Kotecki

It is a solemn weekend in Westmoreland County as family, friends, community members and police officers from across the area are remembering an officer killed in the line of duty.


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Annual Street Hockey Tournament Honors Fallen Officer

Family, friends and community members gathered at Osceola Park in Bloomfield today for an annual street hockey tournament to honor a fallen hero.




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