Law Enforcement Officer Deaths: 72 Killed In Line Of Duty Last Year
WASHINGTON -- The FBI says that 72 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty last year, up from 56 the year before. An additional 53 officers died in accidents, and 54,774 officers were assaulted in the line of duty. The average age of ...
Police identify John Hobbs as officer killed in line of duty
PHOENIX -- Phoenix Police have identified John Hobbs as ... called Hobbs, 43, a "well-rounded, respected, professional police officer. He will be greatly missed." He was Phoenix's first officer to be killed in the line of duty this year.
Contemporary Challenges of LE, Item 2
First, ONE officer killed in the line of duty is TOO MANY. I go to Washington DC every year ... That’s an average of five per year. Since we can’t disarm police officers in an effort to keep guns off the street, we unfortunately have to recognize ...
Motorcycle ride benefits families of officers killed in line of duty
... fundraising ride Saturday to raise money for the families of police officers killed in the line of duty. The Concerns of Police Survivors, or COPS, Motorcycle Run is in its 11th year, organized by the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club. Sherry Bryant with ...
At Least Seven Police Officers Died for Drug Prohibition Last Year [FEATURE]
According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 158 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty last ... counting how many civilians are being killed in the name of drug law enforcement -- except for Drug War Chronicle. This year, we are tallying ...