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    WAVE 3 News is proud to partner with Supporting Heroes once again this year in an effort to help raise money for the families of public safety personnel killed in the line of duty.

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    WAVE 3 News is proud to partner with Supporting Heroes once again this year in an effort to help raise money for the families of public safety personnel killed in the line of duty.

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  • Daniel Ellis

    Daniel Ellis

    Thursday, September 8 2016 4:10 PM EDT2016-09-08 20:10:20 GMT

    On Friday, November 6, 2015, Officer Daniel Ellis was looking for suspects from a gas station robbery that happened earlier in the day. 

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    On Friday, November 6, 2015, Officer Daniel Ellis was looking for suspects from a gas station robbery that happened earlier in the day. 

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  • Cameron Ponder

    Cameron Ponder

    Thursday, September 8 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-09-08 20:07:43 GMT

    While on patrol on the night of Sunday, September 13, 2015, Kentucky State Police Trooper Cameron Ponder attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 24 when the driver fled.

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    While on patrol on the night of Sunday, September 13, 2015, Kentucky State Police Trooper Cameron Ponder attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 24 when the driver fled.

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  • Jason Ellis

    Jason Ellis

    Friday, September 4 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-09-04 20:54:39 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 5:50 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:50:31 GMT
    Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was the 150-year-old department's first line-of-duty death in 2013.More >>
    Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was the 150-year-old department's first line-of-duty death in 2013.More >>
  • Frank Denzinger

    Frank Denzinger

    Friday, September 4 2015 5:48 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:48:22 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 5:48 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:48:21 GMT
    Floyd County Police officers Frank Denzinger and Joel White were dispatched to a report of a dispute between a woman and her 15-year-old son in June 2007.More >>
    Floyd County Police officers Frank Denzinger and Joel White were dispatched to a report of a dispute between a woman and her 15-year-old son in June 2007.More >>
  • Peter Grignon

    Peter Grignon

    Friday, September 4 2015 5:27 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:27:33 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 5:27 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:27:33 GMT
    Louisville Metro Police Officer Peter Grignon was shot and killed in the line of duty in March 2005.More >>
    Louisville Metro Police Officer Peter Grignon was shot and killed in the line of duty in March 2005.More >>
  • Malcolm Jenkins

    Malcolm Jenkins

    Friday, September 4 2015 5:08 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:08:01 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 5:08 PM EDT2015-09-04 21:08:00 GMT
    Fern Creek Fire Department Maj. Malcolm Jenkins was driving home when he suffered a fatal heart attack in October 2014.More >>
    Fern Creek Fire Department Maj. Malcolm Jenkins was driving home when he suffered a fatal heart attack in October 2014.More >>
  • Burke Rhoads

    Burke Rhoads

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:33 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:33:29 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:33 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:33:29 GMT
    Nicholas Police Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in a motor vehicle crash while en route to training in Richmond back in March.More >>
    Nicholas Police Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in a motor vehicle crash while en route to training in Richmond back in March.More >>
  • Eric Chrisman

    Eric Chrisman

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:26 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:26:25 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:26 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:26:25 GMT
    While responding to investigate a complaint of a reckless driver, Kentucky State Trooper Eric Chrisman crossed into the path of oncoming traffic while negotiating a curve. More >>
    While responding to investigate a complaint of a reckless driver, Kentucky State Trooper Eric Chrisman crossed into the path of oncoming traffic while negotiating a curve. More >>
  • Anthony Rakes

    Anthony Rakes

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:18 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:18:10 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:18 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:18:10 GMT
    Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes was on his way home from work when he was killed in 2012.More >>
    Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes was on his way home from work when he was killed in 2012.More >>
  • Herbert Proffitt

    Herbert Proffitt

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:04:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:04:39 GMT
    Tompkinsville Police Chief Herbert Proffitt was 82 years old and retired after serving more than 50 years in law enforcement.More >>
    Tompkinsville Police Chief Herbert Proffitt was 82 years old and retired after serving more than 50 years in law enforcement.More >>
  • Tony Grider

    Tony Grider

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 7:26 PM EDT2015-09-01 23:26:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 7:26 PM EDT2015-09-01 23:26:27 GMT
    Campbellsville Fire Rescue Capt. Tony Grider and firefighter Alex Quinn were assisting members of a college marching band in an "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" event last year.More >>
    Campbellsville Fire Rescue Capt. Tony Grider and firefighter Alex Quinn were assisting members of a college marching band in an "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" event last year.More >>
  • Jonathan French

    Jonathan French

    Monday, August 31 2015 3:24 PM EDT2015-08-31 19:24:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 7:22 PM EDT2015-09-01 23:22:26 GMT
    Glendale Volunteer Department Lt. Jonathan French was killed and his mother Lisa, also a firefighter, was injured in the early-morning hours of Aug. 6, 2014.More >>
    Glendale Volunteer Department Lt. Jonathan French was killed and his mother Lisa, also a firefighter, was injured in the early-morning hours of Aug. 6, 2014.More >>
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