Officer was stabbed in the neck as he was trying to arrest the suspect.
FEATURED IN NEWS
- Sept. 11 Memorial Open to Public on Anniversary
- Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ferguson Protests
- Teamwork Helps Outfit California Police Department
- Chattanooga Police Aim to Improve Relations with Latino Community
- New K9 Joins Abilene Police Department
- Ohio Highway Named in Honor of Fallen Officer
- Teens save Suicidal Woman Jumping from Maine Bridge
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.