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Names of Fallen Officers to Be Added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Source: NBC4 by Mark Segraves
Date: November 23, 2016

News4's Mark Segraves talked to police about how they're coping with recent attacks on officers. He also talked to those leading the way to honor those fallen officers.

Police officers 'keenly aware' they are targets for violence
Source: SUN SENTINEL by Tammy Webber, Associated Press
Date: November 22, 2016

The shootings of police officers in Texas and Missouri on Sunday were the latest in what law enforcement officials say is an alarming spike in ambush-style attacks. One-third of police officers shot to death on the job this year were purposely targeted by their assailant, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Fallen officers: 58 shot dead in the line of duty in 2016
Source: CNN by Jason Hanna, Ralph Ellis and Steve Visser
Date: November 21, 2016

Fifty-eight law enforcement officers have been shot and killed this year -- well ahead of last year's 12-month total, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

NYPD sergeant's death makes 116 officers who died on duty in 2016
Source: NEW YORK DAILY NEWS by Tobias Salinger
Date: November 4, 2016

The fatal shooting of an NYPD sergeant in the Bronx on Friday marked at least 116 officers who have died on duty nationwide so far in 2016.

Gunman's Ambush Attacks Leave Two Officers Dead in Iowa
Source: NIGHTLY NEWS by Blake McCoy
Date: November 2, 2016

Suspect in deadly police ambush captured.

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