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Total Fatalities: 19—↓ 10%
Firearms-related: 14— ↑ 133%
Traffic-related: 4— ↓ 43%
Other Causes: 1— ↓ 88%
'Encouraging news' as 2017 sees decrease in officer fatalities
Source: WLWT5 by Dan Stefano
Date: December 28, 2017
For the first time in four years, the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty decreased. There were 128 officer fatalities in 2017 – a 10 percent decrease from 2016 – according tothe National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's preliminary report, which was released Thursday. The number is the lowest since 2013, when 116 officers died.
Gunfire Duty Deaths Down 33% in 2017
Source: Police Magazine
Date: December 28, 2017
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is reporting that gunfire killings of law enforcement officers dropped more than 30% in 2017 compared to 2016.
2017 Law Enforcement death report to be released this week
Source: FOX 7 by Noelle Newton
Date: December 26, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - This week, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will release its officer fatalities report. Deaths are down 13 percent over the last year, but Texas still tops the list as the most dangerous place to work.
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.
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Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job
Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when Melanie Hassee rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter Charlotte in her arms, saying she was choking.
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