Officer was stabbed in the neck as he was trying to arrest the suspect.
FEATURED IN NEWS
- Grand Jury Clears Officers in FSU Shooting
- Philadelphia Fire Department Apologizes for Medic’s Jab at Police
- Three Dead after Driver Crashes into California Pedestrians
- Mississippi Deputy Killed in Crash
- Over 70 Children Go Christmas Shopping with Tennessee Officers
- Nordstrom Worker Fired for Police Killing Facebook Post
- Tension Grows Between NYC Mayor and Police Union
NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. -- An 18 year veteran of the New Castle County Police Department was stabbed to death early Friday while responding to a disorderly conduct call.
The officer has been identified as Joseph Szczerba. The officer chased the suspect and when he caught up with him the man pulled a knife and stabbed the officer in the neck as the officer was trying to arrest him. The officer was taken to Christiana Hospital where he died. Two other officers were treated for minor injuries. The suspect is now in police custody.