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Total Fatalities: 45—↑ 2%
Firearms-related: 25— ↑ 67%
Traffic-related: 14— ↓ 18%
Other Causes: 6— ↓ 50%
Police Deaths Have Declined in Trump's America, but Texas Is Still the Deadliest Place to Serve
Source: Newsweek by Summer Meza
Date: November 24, 2017
The number of police officers killed by gunfire has decreased in 2017, with 41 deaths so far, compared to 62 firearm-related deaths during the first 11 months of 2016, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
New York State Police Trooper Receives October 2017 Officer of the Month Award
Source: Long Island News & PR
Date: October 27, 2017
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Trooper Jean D’Haiti, of the New York State Police, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for October 2017.
5.11 Donates $20,000 to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Source: Police Magazine
Date: October 23, 2017
Today during the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in Philadelphia, 5.11 presented the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund with a check for $20,000 from proceeds of the sale of 5.11 Defender-Flex Pants and Jeans. The Memorial Fund tells the story of American law enforcement, honors fallen officers, and works to make it safer for those who serve.
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(Photo courtesy of Jacob Moore) Article by Allison Klein, Washington Post
A police officer rescued a couple from this burning home. He went back in for the dog.
Officer Jacob Moore stepped into the Buena Vista, Va., police station one morning last week and heard an alert that a house was on fire. It was on the street where he lived.
He got into his squad car and dashed over. Flames were leaping off the house of a retired couple he knew — which was four houses away from his own home.
He went in the front door and saw one of the homeowners, Lovie Atkinson, standing in the kitchen as it quickly filled with smoke.
“She didn’t know what was truly going on,” said Moore, 28, who has been a Buena Vista officer for two years. “She was standing there screaming for her dog. She didn’t want to leave her dog. She was screaming, Zoey! Zoey! Zoey!”
The rest was captured by his body camera: Atkinson ran back into the house and went upstairs, yelling for Zoey, who began to bark.
Thank you to all who joined us for the Run for the Badge on October 14th at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial! Your support for law enforcement and your participation and fundraising helps us honor the contribution and sacrifice officers make every day. All proceeds benefit the Memorial Fund.
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