Study: Firearms fatalities for law enforcement jumped 72 percent
Source: WJLA by Kristine Frazao, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Date: July 20, 2016
At the National Police Officers Memorial in Washington DC, the wreaths keep arriving.
“Unfortunately we are the only memorial here in the United States in our nation’s capital that has to add new names to that memorial each and every year,” said Craig Floyd, President & CEO National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Craig W. Floyd interviewed by WTOP Radio
Source: WTOP Radio by Hillary Howard and Dimitri Sotis
Date: July 18, 2016
Craig W. Floyd, President and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, talks with WTOP Radio.
Baton Rouge Attack Deepens Anguish for Police: ‘We’ve Seen Nothing Like This’
Source: The New York Times By Timothy Williams and Alan Blinder
Date: July 17, 2016
“Officer down!” an officer screamed frantically into his police radio Sunday morning in Baton Rouge, La. “Shots fired! Officer down!”
One of the most dreaded calls in policing triggered a surge of officers to the city’s Airline Highway, not far from Police Headquarters, an agonizing replay of the distress calls 10 days earlier that prompted the Dallas police to scramble to the aid of their fallen colleagues.