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PODCAST: Domestic scenes most dangerous for officers
Source: AM740 KTRH NEWSRADIO by Matt Patrick
Date: August 5, 2016

Houston's Morning News with Matt Patrick and welcomes Michael Keith of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to discuss the highest risk for cops when they arrive at a scene. Domestic issue calls are the most dangerous for law enforcement. Why? Listen in!

Report: Domestic Calls Most Dangerous for Cops
Source: AM740 KTRH NEWSRADIO, Inc. by iHeartMedia's Nik Rajkovic
Date: August 5, 2016

A five-year study of police fatalities details the dangers law enforcement officers face each day. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund found domestic disputes accounted for the highest number of fatal calls for service.

One-third of officers killed responding to calls were alone, new study of police deaths finds
Source: The Washington Post By Tom Jackman
Date: August 1, 2016

Although police officials have long recognized the need for two officers to respond on any kind of call with a potential for danger, a new study found that 34 percent of officers killed while responding to calls over a recent five-year period did not have backup when they were slain.

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